Chris R. Siddle
Site 10, Comp. 56, RR 8, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8L6
Abstract: Observations of a Slaty-backed Gull (Larus schistisagus) near Vernon, B.C. on 11 and 13 November 1993 are presented. This is the first record of this species for the Okanagan Valley. This bird was probably seen previously at Revelstoke, B.C. from 17–21 October 1993. Previous records of this species in B.C. are presented.
Key words: Slaty-backed Gull, Larus schistisagus, Vernon, British Columbia
Siddle, C.R. 1993. First record of a Slaty-backed Gull in the Okanangan valley, with notes on identification. British Columbia Birds 3:15-17.
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