[Tweeters] Vancouver, BC RBA for September 6, 2013

Wayne Weber contopus at telus.net
Mon Sep 9 10:53:28 PDT 2013


This is Nature Vancouver's Bird Alert for Friday, September 6th,
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 PLEASE 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, September 6

A flock of 8 HORNED LARKS were seen at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
causeway in Delta, near the pay parking lot.

The SOLITARY SANDPIPER is still present at Beach Grove Lagoon in
Tsawwassen, along with several PECTORAL SANDPIPERS.

An AMERICAN KESTREL was seen along the dike east of the coal port
terminal in Delta.


Thursday, September 5

A LEWIS' WOODPECKER was seen at the Pitt Lake parking lot.



Tuesday, September 3

A SOLITARY SANDPIPER along with 3 RUDDY SHELDUCK at Beach Grove
Lagoon in Boundary Bay Park, Tsawwassen.



Monday, September 2

a flock of 52 GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GEESE were seen on Boundary
Bay at 112th Street in 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.


This message was prepared by Julian Hudson and distributed by Wayne
Weber.



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