[Tweeters] Vancouver, BC RBA for August 2, 2013
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Mon Aug 5 16:02:03 PDT 2013
This is Nature Vancouver's Rare Bird Alert for Friday, August 2nd,
sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited in Vancouver and North
Vancouver. The RBA telephone number is (604) 737-3074.
If you wish to leave a rare bird report, please phone the main number again
at (604) 737-3074, press "2" for the rare bird reporting line, and follow
the instructions given there.
NOTE: The Iona Sewage Pond access will be closed to the public from
Saturday, July 20 through to mid-September 2013, between 7 AM and 5 PM
(weekends included). After 5:00 PM, access will be allowed into the
evenings (but there will be some evenings when there will be no access, and
this will NOT be posted in advance). There will be a few days through this
closure when access will be permitted, but there is no schedule for these
Friday, August 2
Lighthouse Marine Park, Point Roberts, WA
4 RHINOCEROS AUKLETS
Thursday, August 1
Brunswick Point, Delta
8 BAIRD'S SANDPIPER
2 PECTORAL SANDPIPER
2000-3000 WESTERN and LEAST SANDPIPERS
2 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS
Monday, July 29
Lower Seymour Conservation Area, North Vancouver
The female AMERICAN REDSTART was still present with at least one juvenile.
Saturday, July 27
Blackie Spit, Crescent Beach (Surrey)
5 BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS
Fields at foot of Coal Port in Delta
LONG-BILLED and SHORT-BUILLED DOWITCHERS
GREATER and LESSER YELLOWLEGS
For a summary of extremely rare bird sightings throughout British Columbia,
check "British Columbia Bird Alert" at http://bcbirdalert.blogspot.com .
A brief account of 31 of the best birding locations in the Vancouver area
can be found on the Nature Vancouver website at
If you have any questions about birds or birding in the Vancouver area,
please call Wayne Weber at 604-597-7201, Larry Cowan at 604-465-1402, or
Viveka Ohman at 604-531-3401.
Thank you for calling the Vancouver Rare Bird Alert, and good birding.
This message was prepared by Julian Hudson and distributed by Wayne Weber.
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