We Have a Blast!

I had no idea bird watching could be this much fun when we started!
M. Aghevli

Stoney Creek Birders – photo by Wendy Snyder

Birding you say. What’s that all about? – fresh air, walks, bird and plant identification, friendship and learning how to make city areas welcoming and food abundant for our feathered friends.

In 2016 the Stoney Creek Environment Committee had 24 people participate in our monthly bird surveys and identified 33 species along Burnaby’s Stoney Creek. We also took our birding skills to the Brunette River, Deer Lake and Colony Farm where we encountered beavers, bats and a heron colony.

Check our list below to see what you may spot when exploring the Stoney Creek corridor and then grab those binoculars and hit the trail!

Birds of Stoney Creek – 2016

American Goldfinch
American Robin
Anna’s Hummingbird
Bald Eagle
Black-capped Chickadees
Black-headed Grosbeak
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Blue Heron
Brown Creeper
Bushtits
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker
Golden Crowned Kinglets
Glaucous-winged Gull
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Northwestern Crow
Pacific Wren
Raven
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Rufous Hummingbird
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Song Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Steller’s Jay
Swainson’s Thrush
Turkey Vulture
Varied Thrush
Vaux Swift
White-crowned Sparrow