Half Day Birdwatching in the South Okanagan

The South Okanagan and Similkameen is an outstanding birding location and is home to over 250 different species in a variety of habitats. Some of these species are found nowhere else in Canada.

The region is ideally located to take advantage of a mix of northern boreal and mountain species, while being the only part of Canada with a southern Great Basin fauna in its dry valleys.
* Duration: 6 hours
* Starts: Penticton, Canada
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




The South Okanagan and Similkameen is an outstanding birding location and is home to over 250 different species in a variety of habitats. Some of these species are found nowhere else in Canada.

The region is ideally located to take advantage of a mix of northern boreal and mountain species, while being the only part of Canada with a southern Great Basin fauna in its dry valleys.

Itinerary

We will visit the best hotspots within a half day of Penticton. We will explore high and low elevation habitat to showcase the great diversity of birds in the region including our local specialties and rarities. Enjoy the spectacular views and bird species in the shrub steppe, wetland as well as pine and fir forests.