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Jun 7, 2011 - "Chillin" in Skookumchuck

We have really enjoyed our two days in this unique little town. We had a much-needed day of doing nothing but resting and bird watching. This place is paradise for bird and wildlife lovers. We have about a dozen hummingbirds at the feeders already. I have seen four new "life birds" .... birds I have never seen in person before: The Lazuli Bunting, both male and female Red Crossbills and the Rocky Mountain Chickadee. He was too fast to get a photo. We are heading home in the morning, we should be back in the US by the afternoon. We enjoyed...

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Jun 6, 2011 - Skookumchuck, BC

We are back on the road heading home to the US. We drove about 125 miles before stopping to rest. We are staying at the Springbrook RV Park in a tiny town called Skookumchuck in British Columbia. It is a cool little town with a population of 66 people. Skookumchuck is a popular stopping ground for travelers moving between the Columbia Valley and Cranbrook. The word Skookumchuck means strong water or turbulent rapid water in the Chinook language. We saw a lot of hoodoos on the way to Skookumchuck. The critter count today was slim, we only...

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