Highway 5A Birds and Mammals Jan. 13, 2023

A drive down the 5A to Nicola Lake and back resulted in some nice sightings. We also took a few side roads here and there.

American Beaver
White-tailed Deer, not the usual Mule Deer
White-tailed Deer

Highway 5A, Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, CA

Jan 13, 2023 8:40 AM – 1:40 PM

Protocol: Traveling

15.0 kilometer(s)

23 species

Trumpeter Swan  3

Mallard  15

Lesser Scaup  1

Bufflehead  6

Common Goldeneye  8

Ruffed Grouse  1

Sharp-tailed Grouse  13

Golden Eagle  2

Bald Eagle  8

Red-tailed Hawk  5

Rough-legged Hawk  2

Northern Shrike  3

Black-billed Magpie  8

Clark’s Nutcracker  1

American Crow  6

Common Raven  18

Mountain Chickadee  3

Red-breasted Nuthatch  1

American Dipper  2

Two were actively feeding and associating with each other.

Townsend’s Solitaire  1

Bohemian Waxwing  15

Red Crossbill  4

Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)  8


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