Description Of This Tour
Join researcher Dr. Christine Bishop to see and learn about the recovery of the Yellow breasted Chat population in the Valley. Follow along Road 22 area dikes and dirt roads on a birding tour of the riparian areas and finally join up with the chat crew to band some chats. The tour includes some walking on level ground to areas where chats have territories in the South Okanagan wildlife management area.
Please be prepared for all sorts of weather – hot, sunny, windy, cold and rain too! Dress in layers and bring all-weather clothing, sunscreen, a sun hat, sturdy hiking footwear, a snack and at least 1 litre of water for all tours and events. For longer walks and hikes you will need at least 2 litres of water, as well as snacks and a bagged lunch (if not provided). Cameras, binoculars and plant and bird field guides are optional but add to your enjoyment. Please note any additional items to bring if applicable for your tour.