Welcome to Fraser Valley Birding, British Columbia, Canada! Our checklist area has recorded over 349 species of birds. Typically, over 230 different species are recorded annually. This site offers birders of all levels and interest a complete source for birding information what kinds of birds can be seen and where. Tips on attracting birds to the backyard is also a popular topic. A discussion forum is a fun place to share bird sightings, discuss other related topics, meet other birders in a friendly and open atmosphere. Everyone is welcome to have a part from contributing records and photos or writing articles and sharing knowledge for the benefit for both fellow bird enthusiasts and the birds themselves.
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Swallow Nest Boxes
By Gord Gadsden

Of our six swallow species, both Tree and Violet-green Swallows will take readily to a nest box...more>>
Winter Feeding Anna's Hummingbirds
By Gord Gadsden

Hummingbirds are understandably associated with the spring or summer months. This used...more>>

Site Guide: Mill Lake

Although the park surrounding the lake is busy with walkers, joggers and cyclists, it still affords some good birding opportunities especially early in the morning and on weekdays when it is not so busy. There are many points around the lake to observe and get good photographs of the birds. Spring is the most productive time for birding, however there are many species in and around the park year round....more>>

Resources: Status Checklists (July 2013)

Seasonal status checklists display birds recorded in the checklist area. Click here to download one!

eBird Canada

An online method to record your bird sightings and to make your data accessible and useful for scientifc monitoring.


Recent Updates

November 8, 2021 - Cattle Egret species account updated (new data)
November 1, 2021 - New Feature - eBird Checklist Photos page created

January 8, 2018 - Site Guide - Fishtrap Creek created
April 30, 2017 - Loggerhead Shrike species account updated (new data, photos)
March 15, 2017 - Swallow Birdhouse article updated.
January 11, 2017 - Winter Feeding Hummingbird article created.
November 14, 2016 - Gray Flycatcher species account created.
September 8, 2016 - Site Guide - Sumas Mountain created.
June 30, 2016 - Site Guide - East Sector Park created.
June 30, 2016 - Lark Bunting species account created.
March 31, 2016 - Accidental Bird Species of the Checklist Area updated
March 31, 2016 - Site Guides format updated
March 25, 2016 - Brant species account updated (new data, photos and video
October 10, 2015 - Site Guide - Willband Creek Park created.
September 28, 2015 - Article - Albino and Leucistic Birds
April 11, 2015 - Whimbrel species account updated (data, photos)
March 20, 2015 - Site Guide - Mill Lake updated (new species added)
December 10, 2014 - Upland Sandpiper species account created.
July 2, 2014 - Site Guide- Columbia Valley updated
March 27, 2014 - Costa's Hummingbird species account created.
March 6, 2014 - Say's Phoebe species account updated (data, photos)
February 15, 2014 - Western Bluebird species account created.
February 9, 2014 - Mountain Bluebird species account updated (data, photos)
January 30, 2014 - Lazuli Bunting species account updated (new data)
January 29, 2014 - Clay-colored Sparrow species account updated (data, photos)
January 24, 2014 - Grey Catbird species account updated (data, photos)
January 24, 2014 - Golden Eagle species account updated (data, photos)
January 10, 2014 - Nashville Warbler species account updated (data, photos)

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