[Tweeters] Vancouver, BC RBA for August 2, 2013

Wayne Weber contopus at telus.net
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
open days.


Friday, August 2

Lighthouse Marine Park, Point Roberts, WA

4 RHINOCEROS AUKLETS


Thursday, August 1

Brunswick Point, Delta

GOLDEN-PLOVER sp.
8 BAIRD'S SANDPIPER
2 PECTORAL SANDPIPER
PHALAROPE sp.
2000-3000 WESTERN and LEAST SANDPIPERS
2 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS
GREATER YELLOWLEGS
DUNLIN


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)

LONG-BILLED CURLEW
5 BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS
LEAST SANDPIPER

Fields at foot of Coal Port in Delta

SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER
LEAST SANDPIPER
LONG-BILLED and SHORT-BUILLED DOWITCHERS
GREATER and LESSER YELLOWLEGS
PECTORAL SANDPIPER

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
http://www.naturevancouver.ca/Birding_Birding_Sites .

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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