Phil Ranson

Frances McCoubrey (left)

49th annual bird count numbers below average

The 49th annual Christmas Bird count was undertaken by the Williams Lake Field Naturalists on Dec 18.

Frances McCoubrey (left)
Robert Moberg recently took this picture of a bald eagle at Chimney Lake. A total of 19 bald eagles were seen on the Williams Lake Field Naturalists’ Christmas bird count last year. The 2016 bird count is coming up on Dec. 18. People who would like to help with the count are asked to Phil Ranson at 250-398-7110 or email: ranson1@telus.net. To report birds at your feeder on count day phone Fred McMechan at  250-392-7680 after 5 p.m. on Sunday

Christmas bird count set for Sunday, Dec. 18

The Williams Lake Field Naturalists will be holding their 49th annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 18.

Robert Moberg recently took this picture of a bald eagle at Chimney Lake. A total of 19 bald eagles were seen on the Williams Lake Field Naturalists’ Christmas bird count last year. The 2016 bird count is coming up on Dec. 18. People who would like to help with the count are asked to Phil Ranson at 250-398-7110 or email: ranson1@telus.net. To report birds at your feeder on count day phone Fred McMechan at  250-392-7680 after 5 p.m. on Sunday
This pair of Pine Grosbeak were captured by the camera feeding at Scout Island on count day December 20

Christmas bird count a record breaker

The annual Williams Lake Field Naturalists Christmas bird count was held on Dec. 20, 2015 under variable weather conditions.

This pair of Pine Grosbeak were captured by the camera feeding at Scout Island on count day December 20
The photo of a Northern Pygmy Owl was taken a few weeks ago at Alkali Lake by Sandy Proulx. Three of these owls were recorded on last year's Christmas bird count.

Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count this Sunday

The Williams Lake Field Naturalists (WLFN) will be holding their 48th annual Christmas Bird Count this Sunday, Dec. 20.

The photo of a Northern Pygmy Owl was taken a few weeks ago at Alkali Lake by Sandy Proulx. Three of these owls were recorded on last year's Christmas bird count.

Christmas bird count broken down by species

A total of 3,096 birds in 46 species were recorded in the Williams Lake Field Naturalist’s annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 14.

White-throated sparrows were among the birds counted in the Christmas bird count.

Mild conditions for annual Christmas bird count

The Williams Lake Field Naturalists held their 47th annual Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 14.

White-throated sparrows were among the birds counted in the Christmas bird count.
Kris Andrews spotted this Northern Pygmy Owl on White Road during last year’s annual Christmas bird count.

Christmas Bird Count Sunday

Sunday, Dec. 14 will mark the 47th consecutive year the Williams Lake Field Naturalists have conducted the Christmas Bird Count.

Kris Andrews spotted this Northern Pygmy Owl on White Road during last year’s annual Christmas bird count.

Bird count set for Dec. 14

Sunday, Dec. 14 will mark the 47th consecutive year the Williams Lake Field Naturalists have conducted the Christmas Bird Count.

A Northern Pygmy Owl seen on White Road seems to be conducting a people count of its own

Mild conditions for 46th Christmas bird count in Williams Lake

Williams Lake Field Naturalists held their 46th annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15 in generally mild conditions.

A Northern Pygmy Owl seen on White Road seems to be conducting a people count of its own

Total of 3,953 birds counted in 47 species in Williams Lake Christmas bird count

Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count Dec. 15, 2013. CH stands for Count High. CW stands for seen during count week.

Christmas bird count coming up this Sunday

Williams Lake field naturalists will be holding their 46th Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 15.

A male Tanager seen at Terra Ridge looking very festive with its winter plumage

45th annual Christmas bird count in Williams Lake

45th annual Christmas bird count in Williams Lake results

A male Tanager seen at Terra Ridge looking very festive with its winter plumage
One Eurasian Collared Dove was spotted at Scout Island during the annual Williams Lake Bird Count on Dec. 18

Dense fog to bright sunshine for annual bird count

The 44th annual Williams Lake Christmas Bird Count was held on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 and proved to be a count of sharp contrasts.

One Eurasian Collared Dove was spotted at Scout Island during the annual Williams Lake Bird Count on Dec. 18

Bird counts help nature conservation efforts

Bird counts provide essential data for conservation. The annual bird count in Williams Lake is coming up this Sunday.

This Hawk Owl hunts for prey along Highway 20

44th annual Christmas bird count on Dec. 18

Bird counts provide essential data for conservation.

This Hawk Owl hunts for prey along Highway 20