[Tweeters] Vancouver, BC RBA for August 30, 2013
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Thu Sep 5 22:56:46 PDT 2013
This is Nature Vancouver's Rare Bird Alert for Friday, August 30th,
sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited in Vancouver and North Vancouver.
If you wish to report a rare, unusual or interesting bird,
please phone the main number at (604) 737-3074, press "2" for the rare
bird reporting line, and
follow the instructions given there.
BIRDERS NOTE: The Iona Island Sewage Ponds access will be closed to
public from Saturday, July 20 through to mid-September 2013, between 7
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
through this closure when access will be permitted, but there is no
for these open days.
Friday, August 30
A BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER was reported near the pilings west of
104th St. at Boundary Bay in Delta.
Thursday, August 29
A juvenile WANDERING TATTLER was found on the Iona Island South Jetty
Wednesday, August 28
A LONG-BILLED CURLEW and a MARBLED GODWIT were at Blackie Spit in
another MARBLED GODWIT was at Beach Grove Lagoon, Boundary Bay
Park, in Delta.
An adult PACIFIC GOLDEN-PLOVER was at Boundary Bay near 104th St. In
Tuesday, August 27
Two RED KNOTS were at Boundary Bay near 104th St., Delta
For a summary of extremely rare bird sightings throughout British
Columbia, check "British Columbia Bird Alert" at
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
This message was prepared by Julian Hudson and forwarded by Wayne
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