[Tweeters] Vancouver, BC RBA for August 30, 2013

Wayne Weber contopus at telus.net
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
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
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
in Richmond.

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
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

This message was prepared by Julian Hudson and forwarded by Wayne

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