Peace Region and Far North

To report rare birds and interesting sightings in the region please email Chris McDonald at Please attach any notes or photographs if possible. 

Yellow-billed Loon
Location: Big Lake
Reported: Nov 13 (Evan Pye)

Western Screech Owl
Location: Chetwynd
Reported: Nov 3 (Evan Pye)

Sabine's Gull
Location: Near the Honda Dealership (Fort St John)
Reported: Oct 6 (Evan Pye)

Anna's Hummingbird
Location: Fort St John
Reported: Oct 2-5 

Tropical Kingbird (1st Interior Record)
Location: 41St NE at the end of The Rodeo Subdivision that backs onto a grassy field - Chetwynd
Reported: Sept 27 (Penny Hall)

Photo: Penny Hall

Ruddy Turnstone
Location: Fort St John South Sewage Lagoons
Reported: July 30 (Michael Shepard)

Location: Jackfish Lake Rd
Reported: July 1 (Evan Pye)

Prairie Falcon 
Location: Braden Road
Reported: May 5 (Evan Pye)

Wood Duck (2)
Location: Second oxbow lake on north side of highway half way to Pine Pass from Chetwynd
Reported: May 7 (Evan Pye)

Location: North Sewage Lagoons (Fort St John)
Reported: April 27 (Evan Pye & Michael Shepard)

Harris' Sparrow
Location: Dawson Creek
Reported: Jan 2 (Dawson Creek CBC)

Prairie Falcon
Location: Tumbler Ridge
Reported: July 11 (Charles Helm)

Pacific Golden Plover
Location: North Sewage Ponds (Fort St John)
Reported: June 17 (Evan Pye)

Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Location: Taylor Flats Subdivision
Reported: June 14 (Peter Candido)

American Bittern
Location: McQueen's Slough, Dawson Creek - along the rightmost trail after entering the refuge from the parking area
Reported: June 12/13 (Peter Candido)

Glaucous Gull
Location: Alwin Holland Park (Hudson's Hope)
Reported: Feb 4th, 2016 (Evan Pye)