Central BC, Haida Gwaii and North Coast

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Gyrfalcon (1 juvenile)
Location: 1/2 way along the south side of Boeing Rd. Also seen on Old Cariboo Hwy, 100m south of Giscome Rd and on Gunn Rd - Prince George
Reported: Dec 16-Jan 13 (fide Jack Bowling)

Cassin's Finch (2)
Location: Pair feeding on Mitchell Road - Prince George
Reported: Jan 12 (Jeff Dyck)

Harris's Sparrow (1)
Location: At a feeder in the 700 block of Kinchant St - Quesnel  
Reported: Jan 5-8 (Suzy Wright, m.obs)

Harris's Sparrow in Quesnel - Photo: Suzy Wright

White-breasted Nuthatch (1)
Location: Seen on Partridge St near Ptarmigan Street and seen at a private home on Teal St - Kitimat
Reported: Oct 27/18-Jan 3/19 (Margaret and Glenn Stenson, m.obs)

1st White-breasted Nuthatch in Kitimat - Photo: Walter Thorne/Macaulay Library

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private home on Garvin Rd - Quesnel
Reported: Sept 3 - Dec 13 (S. Wright, m.obs)

Blue Jay (2)
Location: Old Summit Lake Rd near Sperling Rd - Prince George
Reported: Nov 20-Dec 8 (Sandra Kinsey)

White-winged Scoter (1)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Willow River
Reported: Nov 29 (Sandra Kinsey et al.)

Pacific Wren (1)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Willow River
Reported: Nov 21-29 (Sandra Kinsey et al.)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Otter Point and marsh on Bulrush Trail at Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: Oct 27-Nov 28 (Phil Ranson, m.obs)

Tundra Swans (5)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Willow River
Reported: Nov 20 (Sandra Kinsey)

Palm Warbler (7)
Location: 2 at the SE end of Sandspit Airport. 1 near the old government dock and 3 on the west side of spit - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 7-14 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Marbled Godwit (1)
Location: Yakoun River Estuary - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 13 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Western Tanager (1)
Location: At the garden at the terminal west end of Bay Street in Queen Charlotte City - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 10-13 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Palm Warbler (3)
Location: Oceanview Dr and 7th St at Queen Charlotte City - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 10-13 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Cliff Swallow (1)
Location: Rose Spit at Naikoon Provincial Park - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 11 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Rusty Blackbird (1 male)
Location: Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: Nov 10 (Phil Ranson)

Swainson’s Thrush (1)
Location: Private Home on Alpine Drive - Prince George
Reported: Nov 8 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law)

Swainson's Thrush - Photo: Sandra Kinsey/Macaulay Library

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Sandspit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Nov 7 (Jeremy Gatten and Ian Cruickshank)

Red Phalarope (1)
Location: In front of Eagle Bear Lodge on Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Oct 9-Nov 7 (Jim Sims)

Photo: Jim Sims/Macaulay Library

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: In the bushes at the vacant lot by the Seal Cove Pub - Prince Rupert
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 1 (Teresa Weismiller)

Pacific Loon (1 juv)
Location: On the Fraser River just off the SE corner of Leitdli T'eneh Park - Prince George
Reported: Oct 27 (Nancy Krueger et al.)

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Oct 19 (Jim Sims)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: Feeding on the ground at Ridley Terminal - Prince Rupert
Controlled access site*
Reported: Oct 18 (Neil Simpson)

Long-tailed Duck (5)
Location: Bouchie Lake
Reported: Oct 16 (Jerry McFetridge)

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: East end of Swan Lake - Atlin
Reported: Oct 15 (Tracy Allard)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: At Waterfront and Cliff St - Ginglox
Reported: Oct 13 (Tracy Allard)

Say's Phoebe (1 late)
Location: Private Home - Riske Creek
Reported: Oct 11 (Sharon Henry)

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: On the lawn of the lodge HERE at Tweedsmuir Provincial Park
Reported: Oct 9 (Janice White)

Photo: Janice White
Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Airport - Williams Lake
Reported: Oct 9 (Phil Ranson)

Tennessee Warbler (1)
Location: In private yard on Swannell Dr. -  Hazelton
Reported: Oct 5 (Larry Joseph)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: Km 34.5 on the North Fraser  Forest Service Rd - Prince George
Reported: Sept 30 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law)

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: On mudflats near the east send of Martin Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 29 (Jim Sims)

American White Pelican (2)
Location: Pelican Lake - Near Prince George
Reported: Sept 28 (Brian and Sheila Murland)

RBA: RED-FOOTED BOOBY (1 adult -dark morph)
Location: HERE 120 miles off of Cape Saint James in Haida Gwaii
Reported: Sept 27 (Kyle Brynjolfson)

BC's first Red-footed Booby in Haida Gwaii - Photo: Kyle Brynjolfson

Sabine's Gulls (4)
Location: Recreation site bay at Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 24-28 (Jim Sims, m.obs)

1 of 4 Sabine's Gulls at Eagle Lake in Tatla Lake - Photo: Jim Sims
Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Banded at Tatlayoko Bird Observatory then seen foraging along the Homathko - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Sept 18-28 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Red Phalarope (1)
Location: Towydkin Lake - Hanceville
Reported: Sept 24 (John Woods and Sandy Proulx)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Feeders at Eagle Bear Lodge - Tatla Lake
Reported: Dec 22/17-Sept 25/18 (Jennifer Hemmings, m.obs)

Photo: David Hemmings

Greater White-fronted Goose (1)
Location: Rock Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 23 (Sandy Proulx and Phil Ranson)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private Home near Prince George
Reported: Sept 23 (Serge Wolf)

American Golden-Plover (4)
Location: On the small island off the spit of land from Hwy 20 at Becher Dam Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 18-23 (Kris Andrews et al.)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: On willows on far shore on Graham Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 16-23 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Black-bellied Plover (2)
Location: On the small island off the spit of land from Hwy 20 at Becher Dam Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 17-23 (Sandy Proulx et al., m.obs)

LeConte's Sparrow (1)
Location: Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Sept 22 (Avery Bartels)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Private Home - Hanceville
Reported: Sept 22 (Sandy Proulx)

Parasitic Jaeger (1)
Location: Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 19 (Jim Sims)

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Separating Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 18 (John Woods and Sharon Henry)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Becher Dam Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 17 (Sandy Proulx)

Say's Phoebe (1)
Location: Private Home - Hanceville
Reported: Sept 5-17 (Sandy Proulx)

American Golden-Plover (11)
Location: Cottonwood Island - Prince George
Reported: Sept 16-19 (Emily Williams, m.obs)

Dusky Flycatcher (1)
Location: Banded at Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 19 (Avery Bartels et al.)

American Golden-Plover (3)
Location: Drummond Lake (seen also on Roundup Lake) - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 16 (Sandy Prolux and Phil Ranson)

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 15-17 (Jim Sims, m.obs)

American Golden-Plover (2)
Location: Pinto Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 16 (Avery Bartels et al.)

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (1)
Location: Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 16 (Jim Sims)

Tundra Swan (2)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Willow River
Reported: Sept 1-16 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law, m.obs)

Sanderlings

Location: 2 at Round Up Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Aug 26-Sept 16 (Sandy Proulx and Phil Ranson., m.obs)

Location: 1 at Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 8-15 (Jim Gins)

Location: 5 at Martin Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 14 (Rosemary and Paul Clapham)

Location: 1 at Drummond Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Aug 27-Sept 12 (Paul Foth)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Near the boat launch at Scout Island -Williams Lake
Reported: Sept 14 (Kris Andrews)

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (8)
Location: Sandpsit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Sept 10 (Carey Bergman)

1 of 8 Buff-breasted Sandpipers in Haida Gwaii - Photo: Carey Bergman

Red Phalarope (1)
Location: North shore of Tatlayoko Lake - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Sept 10 (Avery Bartels, m.obs)

Red Phalarope at Tatlayoko Lake - Photo: Rosemary Clapham

American Golden Plover (2)
Location: Lye Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 9 (Sandy Proulx and Phil Ranson)

1 of 2 Juvenile American Golden-Plovers in Riske Creek - Photo: Phil Ranson

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary - Valemount
Reported: Sept 4-9 (Lisa Galatini, m.obs)

Red-necked Phalarope (1)
Location: Lye Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 9 (Phil Ranson and Sandy Proulx)

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (1)
Location: Last seen at Drummond Lake. Previously seen at Lye Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Sept 2-6 (Phil Ranson and Sandy Proulx, m.obs)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Becher's Prairie-Photo: Kris Andrews

RED PHALAROPE (1)
Location: Drummond Lake - Riske Creeke
Reported: Sept 2 (Sandy Proulx and Phil Ranson)

Red Phalarope to the left of a Red-necked Phalarope - Photo: Phil Ranson 

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Drummond Lake
Reported: Sept 2 (Sandy Prolux and Phil Ranson)

Photo: Phil Ranson
Sabine's Gull (1 adult)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Willow River
Reported: Sept 1-2 (Sandra Kiney and Laird Law)

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: Banded at Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Sept 1 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Long-tailed Jaeger (1)
Location: Flying north over Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 29 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Blackpoll Warbler (1)
Location: Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 25-27 (Avery Bartels et al.)

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: Mugaha Marsh Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 26 (Vi Lambie et al.)

Rusty Blackbirds (5)
Location: End of left-hand lagoon HERE - Barkerville
Reported: Aug 26 (Jerry McFetridge)

Western Grebe (1)
Location: In lake viewed from the north side of Bullrush Trail at Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: July 12-Aug 23 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Anna's Hummingbird (1 male)
Location: Private Home in Colleymount - Burns Lake
Reported: Aug 22 (Keith Walker)

Photo: Keith Walker

Gray-cheeked Thrush (1)
Location: Banded at Mugaha Marsh - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 21-22 (Walter Thorne)
Photo HERE

Magnolia Warbler (1 HYF)
Location: Tatlayoko Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 20 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Upland Sandpiper (1)
Location: Community Pasture on Mtn View Rd - McBtide
Reported: Aug 20 (Elsie and Glen)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Flyover at Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 18 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Pantage Lake - Bouchie Lake
Reported: Aug 17 (Dwaine Laxdal)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: On a haybale on a private property on Jeck Rd - Eddy
Reported: Aug 16 (Jeff Dyck)

Photo: Jeff Dyck

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (1)
Location: Drummond Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Aug 15 (Phil Ranson and Sandy Proulx)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Drummond Lake - Photo: Phil Ranson

Red-necked Phalarope (1)
Location: Drummond Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Aug 15 (Phil Ranson and Sandy Proulx)

Anna's Hummingbirds (3)
Location: 253 Birch Rd - Fort St. James
Reported: Aug 1-13 (Kristen Cooper)
Video HERE

Nashville Warbler (1)
Location: In mixed flock by the banding lab at Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 8 (Avery Bartels)

Eastern Kingbird (1)
Location: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 8 (Sachi Dell-Snively)

Sanderling (1)
Location: Tsuh Lake on Taseko Lake Rd. - Hanceville
Reported: Aug 7 (Sandy Proulx)


Photo: Sandy Proulx

Gray Catbird (1)
Location: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatlayoko Lake
Reported: Aug 6 (Avery Bartels)

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 female and 1 juvenile)
Location: 807 Norn Rd - Quesnel
Reported: July 29 (Dwaine Laxdal)

Adult Female Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Quesnel - Photo: Dwaine Laxdal

Calliope Hummingbird (1 female)
Location: Private Home - Hazelton
Reported: July 26-28 (Larry Joseph)

Black-bellied Plover
Location: Shelley Sludge Lagoons on Refuse Rd - Prince George
Reported: July 19-21 (Cathy Antoniazzi, m.obs)

Tundra Swans (2)
Location: Eaglet Lake between Lone Oak and the east end of the lake - Giscome
Reported: June 7-July 15 (Multiple Observers)

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: Large grass field near 3540 Six Mile Rd near Hagwilget
Reported: July 11 (Larry Joseph)

Say's Phoebe (1)
Location: Ross Lake Provincial Park - Hazelton
Reported: July 9 (Walter Thorne)

Baird's Sandpiper (2)
Location: Drummond Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: July 8 (Phil Ranson and Sandy Proulx)

Rusty Blackbirds (3)
Location: Mile 83, Farewll Canyon Rd near Hanceville
Reported: July 7 (Sandy Proulx)

Rock Wren (1)
Location: Farwell Canyon Rd near Becher House
Map HERE
Reported: July 2 (Eric Newton)

Veerys

Location: 1 at Rip Rap Campground - Bella Coola
Reported: June 27-28 (Eric Newton, m.obs)

Location: Rainbow Lake - Port Edward
Reported: June 27 (Teresa Weismiller)

Location: 1 on the airport trail to Bella Coola River - Bella Coola
Reported: June 25 (Kathleen Ward)

Ovenbird (1)
Location: Yellowjacket creek - Valemount
Reported: June 26 (Guy Monty)

Alder Flycatcher (1)
Location: Rip Rap Campground - Bella Coola
Reported: June 25 (Eric Newton)
Recording HERE

Northern Waterthrush (1)
Location: Snootli Creek Regional Park - Bella Coola
Reported: June 24 (Eric Newton)

RBA: GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER (1 male, see main page)
Location: 807 Norn Rd - Quesnel
Reported: June 24 (Dwaine Laxdal)

Male Golden-winged Warbler in Quesnel - Photo: Dwaine Laxdal

Bobolink (1 male)
Location: In marsh on Boeing Rd at N end of Prince George Airport - Prince George
Reported: June 24 (Emily Williams, m.obs)

Veery (1)
Location: Hixon Community Hall - Hixon
Reported: June 1-24 (Cathy Antoniazzi, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Male at Owen Lake - Alexis Creek
Reported: June 24 (Cathy Koot)

Veery (1)
Location: Grassy Bay - Prince Rupert
Reported: June 20 (Teresa Weismiller)

Swainson's Hawks

Location: 14 at 2500 Glassford Rd also seen on 2800 W Fraser Rd - Quesnel
Reported: June 6-June 214 (Jerry McFetridge, m.obs)

Location: 4 flying over the Rudy Johnson Bridge on Stack Valley Rd - Williams Lake
Reported: June 16 (Sandy Proulx)

Swainson's Hawk in Quesnel - Photo: Jerry McFetridge

Magnolia Warbler (1)
Location: New Hazelton Wetlands - New Hazelton
Reported: June 20 (Larry Joseph)

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (1)
Location: Restricted Access Site at Bish Cove - Kitimat
Reported: June 19 (Ilya Povalyaev and Tanya Seebacher)
Recording HERE

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: On lake edge at Pantage Lake near Bouchie Lake
Reported: June 17 (Dwaine Laxdal et al.)

Lesser Yellowlegs (2)
Location: On shore at Pantage Lake near Bouchie Lake
Reported: June 17 (Dwaine Laxdal et al.)

Ovenbird (1)
Location: Exact location on Pelican Lake Forest Rd HERE - Fraser-Fort George
Reported: May 21-June 16 (Emily Williams, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Willan Lake on Farwell Canyon Rd - Hanceville
Reported: June 16 (John Woods)

RBA: COMMON CUCKOO (1) BC's first record *See main page*
Location: Private farm on Hwy 16 - Tlell
Reported: June 10-15 (Michael Richardson)
Open to the public on Saturday June 16 - Contact the RBA for viewing access

Common Cuckoo in Tlell - Photo: Mary Helmer

Magnolia Warbler (1)
Location: Ross Lake Provincial Park - Kitimat
Reported: May 30-June 15 (Michael Shepard, m.obs)

RBA: CRESTED CARACARA (1 sub-adult, see main page)
Location: In pasture of private farm on Hammer Rd - Firvale (near Bella Coola)
Reported: May 31-June 12 (Catherine Carter, m.obs)
View bird from public road only.
Map to location HERE

Crested Caracara in Firvale - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Christensen Rd Wetlands - Anahim Lake
Reported: June 11 (Dan Tyson)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: West Fraser Rd - Soda Creek
Reported: June 11 (Reg Reisenbichler)

Veery (1)
Location: 3000 block of Hammer Rd - Bella Coola
Reported: June 11 (Dan Tyson)

American Redstart (1)
Location: 3000 block of Hammer Rd - Bella Coola
Reported: June 11 (Dan Tyson)

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: Canoe Reach - Valemount
Reported: June 11 (Guy Monty)

Lazuli Bunting (1)
Location: Singing off Swannell Dr near Strathern Rd - Hazelton
Reported: June 1-10 (Larry Joseph)

Prairie Falcons

Location: 1 flying over Becher's Prairie - Riske Creek
Reported: June 10 (Sandy Proulx)

Location: 1 at Dog Creek Cliffs - Alkali Lake
Reported: May 20-June 9 (Brian and Sheila Murland, m.obs)
Map HERE

Eastern Kingbird (1)
Location: Beside the Skeena River on Hazelton Kitwanga Back Rd - South Hazelton
Reported: June 10 (Larry Joseph)
Map HERE

Swainson's Hawks
Location: 4 near the Fraser River Bridge on Gang Ranch Rd - Gang Ranch
Reported: June 6 (Paul Foth)

Caspian Terns (3)
Location: Williston Reservoir near Mackenzie
Reported: June 8 (Guy Monty)
Map HERE

Ovenbird (2)
Location: Cut Thumb Bay - Mackenzie
Reported: June  7 (Guy Monty)
Map HERE

Black-and-white Warbler (1)
Location:  Gagnon Bay - Mackenzie
Reported: June 6 (Guy Monty)
Map HERE

Western Meadowlark (1)
Location: Private Home in Colleymount - Burns Lake
Reported: June 4 (Keith Walker)

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: Private Home in Colleymount - Burns Lake
Reported: June 4 (Keith Walker)

Photo: Keith Walker

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 male)
Location: Airport Pond Rd - Mackenzie
Reported: June 3 (Guy Monty)
Map to location HERE

Photo: Guy Monty

Mountain Chickadee (3)
Location: 2 on 4th of July Rd, past pumphouse and 1 by the Taku River Tlingit First Nations  - Atlin
Reported: June 2 (Tracy Allard)

Gray Catbird (1)
Location: In willows by creek on Lund Rd - Prince George
Reported: May 28-29 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law, m.obs)

LeConte's Sparrow (1)
Location: Fields near Giscome Elementary School off Upper Fraser Rd - Giscome
Reported: May 24 (Heather Meier)

Bobolink (6)
Location: South end of Mission Flats - 150 Mile House
Reported: May 20 (Phil Ranson)

Whimbrel (2)
Location: Separating Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: May 7 (Sandy Proulx)


Osprey (1)
Location: Hartley Bay
Reported: May 6 (Ilya Povalyaev et al.)

Wilson's Phalarope (1)
Location: Becher's Prairie and lakes near Riske Creek
Reported: May 6 (Sandy Proulx)

Black-necked Stilt (1)
Location: In the field before "Lone Oak Ranch" (the one with the large dead birch snag beside the road) at Eaglet Lake
Reported: May 6 (Cathy and Mary Antoniazz, m.obs)
 
Photo: Jeff Dyck

Nashville Warbler (1)
Location: English Rd off Hwy 20 - Williams Lake
Reported: May 6 (Phil Ranson)

RBA: GREAT-TAILED GRACKLE (1)
Location: On Scout Island causeway (Scout Island Rd) - Williams Lake
Reported: May 5 (Lubna Khan et al., m.obs)
Map to location HERE

Photo: Lubna Khan

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Bell Place - Mackenzie
Reported: May 5 (Natalie Srochenski)
Map to exact location HERE

RBA: INDIGO BUNTING (1)
Location: Private Home on Hoferkamp Rd - Prince George
Reported: May 2-3 (Anne Hogan, m.obs)

Photo: Bob Steventon

American Golden-Plovers (2)

Location: On grass beside runway at Prince Rupert Airport
Reported: May 2 (Ken Wright)

Black Scoter (1)
Location: Bouchie Lake - Quesnel
Reported: May 1 (Jerry McFetridge)

Harris's Sparrows

Location: 1 imm. bird at feeder at the N side of the Nature Centre at Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: Nov 18-April 28 (Kris Andrews, m.obs)

Location: 1 immature bird at private home on 11th Ave - Williams Lake
Reported: Dec 30-April 20 (Phil Ranson)

Harris's Sparrow on 11th Ave in Williams Lake - Photo: Phil Ranson

Solitary Sandpipers (4)
Location: West Fraser Rd - Quesnel
Reported: April 29 (Sheila and Brian Murland)

Photo: Brian Murland

Prairie Falcon
Location: Dog Creek Cliffs - Alkali Lake
Reported: April 15-17 (Phil Ranson)

Marbled Godwit
Location: 7th St and Oceanview Dr - Haida Gwaii
Reported: April 15 (Michael Shephard)

Townsend's Solitaire
Location: Masset (Map HERE) - Haida Gwaii
Reported: April 14 (Tracy Allard)

American White Pelicans (flyover)
Location: 26-41 at Scout island flying over south shore of Williams lake- Williams Lake
Reported: April 9-14 (Carolyn Shores)

Marbled Godwits

Location: 2 at Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary - Haida Gwaii
Reported: April 13-14 (Tracy Allard)

Location: 1 viewed from Oceanview Dr and 3rd St - Haida Gwaii
Reported: April 12 (Carey Bergman)

Snow Buntings 

Location: 35 in irrigation field at Springfield Ranch - Williams
Reported: April 8 (Phil Ranson)

Location: 1 at the Parkland Community Centre - Quesnel
Reported: April 7 (Matthew Meir)

Location: 9 at Dock English Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: April 7 (Sandy Proulx)

Photo: Matthew Meir

Say's Phoebe
Location: Salmon Valley Rd
Reported: March 29-30 (Angie Joiner et al., m.obs)

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches (3)
Location: Private Home - Hazelton
Reported: March 24-25 (Ray Sturney, m.obs)

Gyrfalcon (1 Immature)
Location: At the canoe launch side of Cottonwood Island Park - Prince George
Reported: March 9-11 (Heather Meier, m.obs)

Immature Gyrfalcon in Prince George - Photo: Jeff Dyck

Mountain Bluebird 
Location: Sandspit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Feb 3 (Carey Bergman)

Photo: Carey Bergman

Orange-crowned Warbler (1)
Location: Private home in Thornhill area - Terrace
Reported: Jan 28 (Diane Weismiller)

Photo: Diana Weismiller

Glaucous Gull (1, first winter)
Location: At Dave's Takeout at Skidegate - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Jan 9-24 (Carey Bergman)

First winter Glaucous Gull in Haida Gwaii - Photo: Carey Bergman

Harris's Sparrow
Location: 1 immature bird at private Home on Gair Avenue - Terrace
Reported: Dec 24, 2017-Jan 4, 2018 (Eleein Lefrancois, m.obs)

Harris's Sparrow in Terrace - Photo: Teresa Weismiller

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: Private Home on Bay St - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Jan 6, 2018 (Barbara Rowsell)