Birds of the Okanagan: A Vanishing Legacy
Catalogue Number: 010045
Producer: Wilderness Committee
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Environmental Justice, Environmental Studies, Geography, Nature, Science
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 6
Born and raised in the Okanagan, Dick Cannings is a biologist, birder, and book author. He has written many books on birds and the natural history of British Columbia. Like all naturalists, Dick is concerned about the plight of species at risk, and in this video, we follow him in his search for birds at risk of the Okanagan. 200 birds’ nest in the Okanagan, which makes it the most diverse place for breeding birds in North America. The Okanagan is also a hot spot for species at risk in Canada.
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