Animals that you may encounter would be mule deer, moose, caribou, black bear, grizzly bear, white tail deer, cougar, wolves along with coyotes and lynx.

The Nazko Valley provides birders with a wonderful opportunity to view undisturbed populations of birds. Bald Eagles and Ospreys, rare White Pelicans and Trumpeter Swans are but a few to be seen.

Names and sequence based on Pocket checklist of British Columbia Birds published by WBT Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia.

Loons - Common Loon

Grebes - Red-necked Grebe

Pelicans - American White Pelican

Bittern, Herons, Egrets - American Bittern
Great Blue Heron

Geese, Swans, Ducks - Canada goose
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra Swan
American Wigeon
Northern Shoveller
Green-winged Teal
Scaup – Greater
Harlequin Duck
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Wood Duck

Ospreys, Hawks, Eagles - Osprey
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle

Falcons - American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Gyre falcon

Grouse - Ruffled Grouse
Spruce Grouse
Willow Ptarmigan
Sharp-tailed Grouse

Cranes - Blue Heron
Sandhill Crane

Plovers - Killdeer

Sandpipers, Phalaropes - Greater Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Common Snipe

Jaegers, Gulls, Terns - Bonaparte’s Gull
Black Tern

Pigeons, Doves - Rock Dove
Mourning Dove

Typical Owls - Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy Owl
Great Grey Owl

Goatsuckers - Common Nighthawk

Hummingbirds - Calliope Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird

Kingfishers - Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Three-toed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker

Flycatchers - Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird

Shrikes - Northern Shrike

Jays, Magpies, Crows - Gray Jay
Steller’s Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Common Raven

Larks - Horned Lark

Swallows - Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow

Chickadees - Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Boreal Chickadee

Nuthatches - Red-breasted Nuthatch

Creepers - Brown Creeper

Wrens - Winter Wren

Dippers - American Dipper

Kinglets - Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Bluebirds, Thrushes - Mountain Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire
Swainson’s Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush

Starlings - European Starling

Wagtails, Pipits - American Pipit

Waxwings - Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing

Wood-warblers - Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
American Redstart
Wilson’s Warbler

Tanagers - Western Tanager

Sparrows, Longspurs - Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Grosbeaks, Buntings - Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting

Blackbirds, Orioles - Red-winged Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird

Finches, Siskins, Crossbills - Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
Whit-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siskin
Evening Grosbeak