Bird counters brave the cold

The group counted birds within a 15 mile radius in the Salmon Arm area.

  • Dec. 19, 2016 7:00 a.m.

Susan Henderson scans the horizon for birds at the annual Christmas bird count at the Peter Jannick Nature Park on Dec. 18



A group of dedicated volunteers braved the cold for the annual Christmas Bird Count.

The group counted birds within a 15 mile radius in the Salmon Arm area.

From Peter Jannink Nature Park the group were able to see two bald eagles and an owl amongst other species. They also spied a coyote walking across the frozen Salmon Arm Bay.

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