Central BC, Haida Gwaii and North Coast

To report rare bird sightings and submit photographs for this page, please email Melissa Hafting at BCbirdergirl@gmail.com

*As per current Public Health directives due to Covid-19 - Please remain 2 metres apart when viewing any birds on this list during this time. Please follow all public health directives (including not birding in groups) during this pandemic. The BC Public Health directives can be found HERE*

**eBird's statement on how to bird mindfully during the pandemic can be viewed HERE.**

Black-necked Stilt (1)
Location: Loch Lomond - 70 Mile House
Reported: July 31 (Joachim Bertrands)

Franklin’s Gull (1)
Location: On Goose Island at Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: July 30 (Jim Sims)

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: In the bay off the Recreation Site at Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: July 29 (Jim Sims)

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (1 male)
Location: Private Home on Barnes Rd near Scott Rd - Prince George
Reported: June 22-July 5 (David Wood, m.obs)

Western Kingbird (2)
Location: McIntosh Landing - South Hazelton
Reported: June 3-29 (Larry Joseph)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Trueman Rd near Dragon Lake Rd -Quesnel
Reported: May 9-June 29 (Brian Murland, m.obs)

RBA: GRAY-TAILED TATTLER (1)
Location: HERE at end of spit (directions on main page) at Minette Bay - Kitimat
Reported: June 23-26 (Joachim Bertrands and Christian Kelly, m.obs)
Gray-tailed Tattler in Kitimat - Photo: Jeff Dyck
Spotted Towhee (1)
Location:Private Home - Burns Lake
Reported: June 21 (Keith Walker)

Eastern Kingbird (1)
Location: McIntosh Landing - South Hazelton
Reported: June 3-21 (Larry Joseph)

Blue Jay (2)
Location: 5000 block of Puntcheskaut Lake Rd - Quesnel
Reported: May 20-June 20 (Jerry McFetridge)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (1 male)
Location: At the intersection of the side trail at the back of the observation tower at Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary - Valemount
Reported: June 19 (Jeff Dyck)

FORSTER'S TERN (1)
Location: West end of Horse Lake - 100 Mile House
Reported: June 15 (Sandy Proulx)

Black-headed Grosbeak (1)
Location: Entrance to Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park Campground
Reported: June 13 (Liron Gertsman and Joshua Brown)

Swainson's Hawk (1)
Location: Perched on Ocelot Rd near Harbour Rd - Kitimat
Reported: June 10 (Laurel McDonald)

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: Private Home - Francois Lake
Reported: June 10-11 (Tom Davies)
Lark Sparrow in Francois Lake - Photo: Tom Davies
Western Kingbird (1)
Location: Seal Cove - Prince Rupert
Reported: June 7 (Teresa Weismiller)

FORSTER'S TERNS

Location: 4 HERE at 130 Mile Marsh - near Lac La Hache
Reported: June 5 (Liron Gerstman and Joshua Brown, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the west end of Horse Lake - 100 Mile House
Reported: June 4 (Ilya Povalyaev)
Forster's Tern near 100 Mile House - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Yellow-headed Blackbirds (2)
Location: Private Yard near United Church - Kitimat
Reported: May 6-June 2 (Suzanne Gallant, m.obs)
Yellow-headed Blackbird in Kitimat - Photo: Suzanne Gallant

Rusty Blackbird (3)
Location: HERE - Barkerville
Reported: May 31 (Jerry McFetridge)

Common Tern (3)
Location: Bouchie Lake - Quesnel
Reported: May 31 (Suzy Wright et al.)

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (1 adult)
Location: Opposite to Otter Point on Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: May 30 (Phil Ranson)

Franklin's Gulls (4)
Location: Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: May 29 (Kris Andrews)

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1)
Location: HERE at Ten Mile Provincial Park - Quesnel
Reported: May 26-28 (Suzy Wright, m.obs)

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (1 male)
Location: By the flooded area on Chief lake Rd just north of the Shell Lake Rd intersection - Prince George
Reported: May 27 (Jeff Dyck)

Black-headed Grosbeak (1 male)
Location: Private  Home  on Salmon Valley Rd - Prince George
Reported: May 24 (Kim Heltman-Fichter)

Lazuli Bunting (1 male)
Location: Private Home - Burns Lake
Reported: May 24 (Keith Walker)
Lazuli Bunting in Burns Lake - Photo: Keith Walker

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (1 male)
Location: Private Home (visitation can be arranged contact RBA) - Riske Creek
Reported: May 20-24 (Sharon Henry, m.obs)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Riske Creek - Photo: Sharon Henry

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (2)
Location: HERE on Swannell Dr. near Hwy 62 also seen close to hospital - New Hazelton
Reported: May 17-24 (Larry Joseph)

Bobolink (2)
Location: HERE on Mission Rd - 150 Mile House
Reported: May 17-19 (Phil Ranson)

House Wren (1)
Location: Km 3.5 on Stack Valley Rd - Riske Creek
Reported: May 19 (Phil Ranson)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: Rock Lake - Becher House
Reported: May 16 (Sandy Proulx)

Long-tailed Ducks (4)
Location: Bouchie Lake near Quesnel
Reported: May 15 (Jerry McFetridge)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: 342 Alberta Place - Prince Rupert
Reported: May 13 ( Teresa Weismiller)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Roddie and W Fraser Rd - Quesnel
Reported: May 13 (Brian Murland et al.)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Freeman Rd near Cariboo Hwy - Quesnel
Reported: May 13 (Suzy Wright)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: HERE on Yorston Rd - Quesnel
Reported: May 12 (Brian Murland et al.)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: May 12 (Phil Ranson)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Goose Creek Wetlands - Kitimat
Reported: May 7-12 (Walter Thorne)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: Soda Lake - 111 Mile House
Reported: May 11 (Sandy Proulx)

Marbled Godwit (1)
Location: In the field between Terechuk Creek and the Lone Oak Ranch buildings - Eaglet Lake
Reported: May 10 (Sandra Kinsey)

Harlequin Ducks (3)
Location: Canim River Bridge - Mahood Falls
Reported: May 10 (Sandy Proulx)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: HERE on Canim-Hendrix Lake Rd - Canim Lake
Reported: May 8 (Sandy Proulx)

Harlequin Ducks (2)
Location: At Km 36 on Francois Lake
Reported: May 6 (Leona Anderson)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Minette Bay-Kitimat
Reported: May 2 (Walter Thorne)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private Home in the Hart Area - Prince George
Reported: April 26 (David Shaw)

Bonaparte's Gull (18)
Location: Green Lake - 70 Mile House
Reported: April 21-26 (Sandy Proulx)

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: In flooded field HERE - Giscome
Reported: April 25 (Emily Williams)

Hudsonian Godwit in Giscome - Photo: Emily Williams

Bonaparte's Gull (1)
Location: In field on Trueman Rd near Dragon Lake - Quesnel
Reported: April 22 (Brian and Sheila Murland)

RBA: ROSS'S GOOSE (1)
Location: HERE in field off Larson Rd - Vanderhoof
Reported: April 19 (Jeremy Gatten)

Ross's Goose in Vanderhoof - Photo: Jeremy Gatten

Canvasback (2)
Location:  Wolf Creek Rd - Port Edward
Reported: March 7-April 10 (Teresa Weismiller, m.obs)

Redhead (2)
Location: East sewage pond - Kitimat
Reported: Nov 30/19-April 9/20 (Mark Conboy, m.obs)

American White Pelican (1) *early*
Location: At the Scout Island Nature Centre Marsh opposite Kal Tire - Williams Lake
Reported: March 29-31 (Kris Andrews)

Greater White-fronted Goose (1)
Location: Fox Dairy Farm - Quesnel
Reported: March 28 (Suzy Wright)

Mountain Bluebird (4 males)
Location: Hospital Beach - Kitimat
Reported: March 28 (Christian Kelly)

Rusty Blackbird (5)
Location: Moffatt and York Ave - Quesnel
Reported: March 8 (Robert Richards)

Common Grackle (1)
Location: Private yard opposite to the Farwell Canyon turnoff on Hwy 20 - Riske Creek
Reported: Jan 5-Feb 28 (Sharon Henry, m.obs)
*Please respect private property*


Common Grackle in Riske Creek - Photo: Sharon Henry

Blue Jays (3)
Location: Private Home on Nazko Road - Quesnel
Reported: Feb 15 (Alex Coffey)

Brant (1)
Location: MK Bay Marina (4935 Kitamaat Village Rd)  - Kitimat
Reported: Feb 2 (Walter Thorne)

Glaucous Gull (1 first-winter)
Location: Here at Miller Creek Beach - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Jan 24 (Carey Bergman)

Hoary Redpoll (1)
Location: Here with CORE flock on  Stewart-Cassiar Hwy - Gitanyow
Reported: Jan 22 (Mark Conboy)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: HERE on Garvin Rd - Quesnel
Reported: Jan 11 (Suzy Wright et al.)

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: Dump on Carson Pit Rd - Quesnel
Reported: Dec 22/19-Jan 10/20 (Brian and Sheila Murland)

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: HERE on HWY 97 - 150 Mile House
Reported: Jan 6 (Sandy Proulx)

Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Eaglet Lake - Giscome
Reported: Nov 24 (Suzy Wright) [Photos]

Blue Jay (3)
Location: Puntchesakut Lake - Quesnel
Reported: Nov 21 (Suzy Wright)

RBA: WHITE WAGTAIL (1) (not open to public)
Location: Triple Islands Lighthouse near Prince Rupert
Reported: Nov 10-13 (Erik Milton)

White Wagtail near Prince Rupert - Photo: Erik Milton

Wilson's Warbler (1) late*
Location: East of the ponds at Skeena Valley Golf and Country Club - Terrace
Reported: Nov 13 (Mark Conboy)

Lesser Yellowlegs (1) late*
Location: HERE with a late Spotted Sandpiper on the mudflats at the entrance to the old pulp mill in Port Edward - Prince Rupert
Reported: Nov 10 (Teresa Weismiller)

Wilson's Warbler (1) late*
Location: 14th Ave and Johnson - Prince George
Reported: Nov 10 (Angie Joiner)

GREAT EGRET (1)
Location: HERE - Prince Rupert
Reported: Nov 8 (Ian Mcallister)
                            
Pacific Loon (1)
Location: Bowron Lake - Wells
Reported: Nov 7 (Suzy Wright)

RBA: ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1)
Location: Home on Colleymount Rd - Burns Lake
Reported: Oct 30-Nov 4 (Keith Walker, m.obs)
*Open to the Public -Please contact RBA for property access*


Ash-throated Flycatcher in Burns Lake - Photo: Jeff  Dyck

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Cottonwood Island - Prince George
Reported: Nov 1 (Colleen)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: in vegetation near the aluminum ingot storage HERE at Terminal A - Kitimat
Reported: Oct 21-23 (Guy Monty)

BEWICK'S TUNDRA SWAN (2)
Location: HERE in Walker Valley - 108 Mile Ranch
Reported: Oct 16-23 (Sandy Proulx, m.obs)
Directions: The best access is at the north-west end of Watson Lake via Tatton Station Rd. There is a parking lot here and the lake is only .75km from the lot.

Bewick's Swan in 108 Mile Ranch - Photo: Sandy Proulx
Palm Warbler (1)
Location: Private Home - Mud River
Reported: Oct 15 (Serge Wolf)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Feeder on Sweder Rd - Prince George
Reported: Oct 10-14 (Bonnie Meier, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Dump on Carson Pit Rd - Quesnel
Reported: Oct 6 (Suzy Wright)

Rufous Hummingbird (late)
Location: Private Home on Mountainview Ave - Thornhill
Reported: Oct 3-5 (Diana Weismiller)
Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: On the west side of the road on the fenceline near the Walrath Rd marsh - Shelley
Reported: Oct 4 (Jeff Dyck)

RBA: SUMMER TANAGER (1 male) *open to public*
Location: 2835 Francois Lake Rd - Fraser Lake
Reported: Sept 25-Oct 1 (Tom Davies, m.obs)

Male Summer Tanager in Fraser Lake - Photo: Ray Ostrander

Veery (1)
Location: Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: Oct 1 (Sachi Snively)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: Private Home on Mountainview Ave - Thornhill
Reported: Sept 29 (Teresa Weismiller)

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1)
Location: 342 Alberta Place - Prince Rupert
Reported: Sept 20-26 (Teresa Weismiller)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Lcation: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 21-26 (Avery Bartels)

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1)
Location: HERE at the end of Alvan Rd in an alder beside Nechako Docks boat ramp - Kitimat
Reported Sept 24 (Guy Monty)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Lcation: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 24 (Avery Bartels)

Lark Sparrow (1)
Location: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 21-22 (Avery Bartels)

RBA: BROWN BOOBY (1 adult)
Location: 80 miles SE of Moresby Island - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Sept 21 (Roger Stone)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: In field on the south side of Jervis Rd - McBride
Reported: Sept 20 (Jeff Dyck)

Sabine's Gulls

Location: 1 at the recreation site bay at Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 16-20 (Jim Sims)

Location: 1 juv at the north end of Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 16 (Sachs Snively)

Location: 1 flying over reservoir at the west end of Williston Lake Causeway - Mackenzie
Reported: Sept 15 (Jeff Dyck and Angie Joiner)

Tennessee Warbler (1)
Located: In mixed flock at Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 19 (Avery Bartels)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Located: Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 18 (Avery Bartels)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: Upper Dog Creek Rd and Enterprise Rd intersection - Dog Creek
Reported: Sept 17 (Sandy Proulx)

Philadelphia Vireo (1)
Location: Banded at Mugaha Marsh Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Sept 15 (B. Dudeck)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private Property - Nazko
Reported: Sept 14 (Brian and Sheila Murland)

Caspian Tern (2)
Location: Flying over Tatlayoko Lake Banding Station - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 13 (Avery Bartels)

Parasitic Jaeger (1)
Location: Cottonwood Island Park - Prince George
Reported: Sept 13 (Cathy Antoniazzi)

Black Tern (2)
Location: Bouchie Lake - (near Quesnel)
Reported: Sept 12 (Jerry McFetridge)

Caspian Tern (3)
Location: Scout Island Nature Centre - Williams Lake
Reported: Sept 9 (Suzy Wright)

Common Tern (4)
Location: Scout Island - Williams Lake
Reported: Sept 4 (Suzy Wright)

Upland Sandpiper (1)
Location: Flew over Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 1-3 (Sachi Snively, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Banded at Mugaha Marsh  Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Sept 2 (Blair Dudeck)

Grey-cheeked Thrush (6)
Location: banded at Mugaha Marsh Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 22-Sept 2 (Blair Dudeck)

Bohemian Waxwings (8)
Location: Flew over Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Sept 1 (Avery Bartels and Sachi Snively, m.obs)

American Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Drummond Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: Aug 29-Sept 1 (John Woods)

Blue Jay (5)
Location: Puntchesakut Lake - Quesnel
Reported: July 6-Aug 29 (Brian and Sheila Murland, m.obs)

Ovenbird (4)
Location: banded at Mugaha Marsh  Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 22-26 (Blair Dudeck)

Common Redpoll (1)
Location: Kitimat
Reported: Aug 24 (Michael Shepard)

Blue-headed Vireo (1)
Location: Mugaha Marsh Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 24 (Blair Dudeck)

Rusty Blackbirds (10)
Location: Sewage Lagoons - Wells
Reported: Aug 22-24 (Brian and Sheila Murland)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: HERE on Dog Creek Rd - Dog Creek
Reported: Aug 22 (Jerry McFetridge)

Greater White-fronted Goose (1)
Location: Flew over Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 22 (Avery Bartels et al.)

RBA: HAWAIIAN PETREL (1)
Location: Viewed from the "Ovation of the Seas" Royal Caribbean cruise ship HERE off Haida Gwaii
Reported: Aug 21 (Michael Turso)

Hawaiian Petrel off Haida Gwaii - Photo: Michael Turso
Lewis's Woodpecker (3)
Location: Soda Creek-McAlister Rd and Soda Creek Ferry Rd - near Williamson Lake
Reported: Aug 11-20 (Paul Foth, m.obs)

Black Turnstone (1)
Location: Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 19 (Jim Sims)

Black Turnstone (1)
Location: Off Big Creek Rd around Fletcher Lake - Hanceville
Reported: Aug 18 (John Woods)

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 male)
Location: 807 Norn Rd - Quesnel
Reported: June 4-Aug 18 (Dwaine Laxdal, m.obs)

Greater White-fronted Goose (2)
Location: Flew over Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 17 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Upland Sandpiper (1)
Location: Flew over Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 13 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Gray Catbird (1)
Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 12 (Avery Bartels et al.)

Anna's Hummingbird (2)
Location: Private residene near Tatlayoko Lake Bird Observatory - Tatla Lake
Reported: Aug 8-13 (fide Avery Bartels, m.obs)

Ovenbird (1)
Location: Mugaha Marsh  Banding Station - Mackenzie
Reported: Aug 10 (Blair Dudeck)

Stilt Sandpiper (2)
Location: HERE on the mudflats at the entrance to the old pulp mill in Port Edward - Prince Rupert
Reported: Aug 10 (Teresa Weismiller)

Stilt Sandpipers are rare in Prince Rupert! - Photo: Teresa Weismiller

Horned Puffin (2)

Location: 1 flew by Duu Guusd Tribal Park - Haida Gwaii
Reported: July 29 (Ken Wright)

Location: 1 off Flat Rock Island - Haida Gwaii
Reported: July 14 (David Wood et al.)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Sandspit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: July 13-14 (Ken Wright et al.)

Marbled Godwit (4)
Location: 2 at Airport and 2 at Shingle Bay at Sandspit - Haida Gwaii
Reported: July 11-14 (David Wood et al., m.obs)

Red-necked Phalarope (1)
Location: Drummond Lake - Rosie Creek
Reported: July 12 (Sandy Proulx)

Swamp Sparrow (2)
Location: In marshes at the end of Puntchesakut Lake - Quesnel
Reported: July 2-6 (Jerry McFetridge, m.obs)

LeConte's Sparrow (4)
Location: In field HERE - Eaglet Lake
Reported: June 30-July 4 (Cathy Antoniazzi, .m.obs)

LeConte's Sparrows (2)
Location: In field bordering train tracks (near Giscome Elementary School) along Giscome S Rd - Giscome
Reported: May 30-July 1 (Cathy Antoniazzi, m.obs)

Western Kingbird (2)
Location: McIntosh Landing - South Hazelton
Reported: June 30 (Larry Joseph)

Western Sandpiper (1)
Location: Shelly Sludge Lagoons - Prince George
Reported: June 29-30 (Emily Williams and Cathy Antoniazzi, m.obs)

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (1)
Location: Highway 37 corridor and vicinity near Kitimat
Reported: June 28 (Michael Shepard)

Rusty Blackbirds 

Location: 2 at km 83 of Farewell Canyon Road near Hanceville
Reported: June 27 (Sandy Proulx)


Location: 1 at edge of Beaver Pond at Fourteen Mile Pond - Quesnel
Reported: June 26 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Baird's Sandpiper (1)
Location: On the mudflats in the middle of Rec. site bay of Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: June 26 (Jim Sims)

Arctic Terns (up to 8 birds, breeding)
Location: At the south islets of Eagle Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: June 26 (Jim Sims)

House Wren (1)
Location: North end of Drummond Lake - Williams Lake
Reported: June 25 (Sandy Proulx)

Horned Puffin (1)
Location: HERE near Kiutsa - Haida Gwaii
Reported: June 24 (Bryan Vroom)

Northern Mockingbird (1)
Location: North end of the beach on the NW side of Goose Island - Bella Bella
Reported: June 24 (John Reynolds)

Northern Mockingbird in Bella Bella - Photo: John Reynolds 

Gray Catbird (1)
Location: Near observation tower at Cranberry Marsh - Valemount
Reported: June 18 (Josh Brown)

Rock Wrens

Location: 1 at the Farwell bridge at Farwell Canyon - near to Riske Creek
Reported: June 15-19 (Sharon Henry et al.)

Location: 5803 Dog Creek Rd - Dog Creek
Reported: June 13 (Roger Beardmore)

Wandering Tattler (1)
Location: Three Guardsmen Lake on Haines Hwy - Plesant Camp
Reported: June 4 (Tom Hince et al.)

Ovenbirds

Location: HERE at Heather-Dina Lakes Provincial Park - near Mackenzie
Reported: June 2-4 (Julia Burger et al.)

Location: 1 bird 200 m south of Kitimat Fish Hatchery - Kitimat
Reported: June 2 (Ilya Povalyaev)

American Golden-Plover (2)
Location: Sandspit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: June 1 (Christoper Di Corrado)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)
Location: Private Ranch off Dean River Rd near Anahim Lake
Reported: May 30 (Steve Juhasz)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: Private Ranch off Dean River Rd near Anahim Lake
Reported: May 30 (Steve Juhasz)

Sage Thrasher (1)
Location: 807 Norn Rd - Quesnel
Reported: May 29 (Dwaine Laxdal)

Tundra Swan (1)
Location: Duck pond at McMillan Creek on Old Summit Lake Rd - Prince George
Reported: May 18-19 (Jeff Dyck)

Baird’s Sandpiper (1)
Location: Martin Lake - Tatla Lake
Reported: May 19 (Jim Sims et al.)

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: Rock Lake - Riske Creek
Reported: May 16 (Phil Ranson)

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1)
Location: Seeley Lake Provincial Park - South Hazelton
Reported: May 15 (Walter Thorne)

Long-billed Curlew (1)
Location: HERE in a field near Pritchard Creek near the Stikine River - Chute Landing
Reported: May 5-7 (Bill Sampson)

Black Scoter (1 female)
Location: West end of Horse Lake (seen off Lakeshore Drive HERE) - 100 Mile House
Reported: May 6 (Paul Foth)

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: On the fence line near the gas pipeline on Old Shelley Rd South - Prince George
Reported: May 4 (Jeff Dyck, Angie Joiner and Emily Williams, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: New Remo Bed and Breakfast - Terrace
Reported: May 4 (Jeremy Gatten)

Blue Jay (2)
Location: Canoe Launch Bridge on Cottonwood Island - Prince George
Reported: May 1 (Emily Williams)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1 in breeding plumage)
Location: Oak tree field north of Lone Oak Ranch at Eaglet Lake - Giscome
Reported: April 29-30 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law, m.obs)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Near Britco on Pacific Street - Prince George
Reported: April 29 (Emily Williams)

American White Pelicans (4) *early*
Location: At Riverside Park on the Nechako River across from the bird observatory tower - Vanderhoof
Reported: April 7 (Walter and Susan Thorne, m.obs)

Pomarine Jaeger (1)
Location: Sandspit Airport - Haida Gwaii
Reported: April 7 (Carey Bergman)

Long-billed Curlew (1 flyover)
Location: Alkali Lake - 40 km south of Williams Lake
Reported: March 31 (Phil Ranson)

Common Teal
Location: 1 at Alkali Lake - 40km south of Williams Lake
Reported: March 31 (Phil Ranson)

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: Quesnel Municipal Dump (540 Carson Pit Rd) - Quesnel
Reported: Jan 21-March 10 (Sheila and Brian Murland, m.obs)

Photo: Jerry McFetridge

Harris's Sparrow (1)
Location: At a feeder in the 700 block of Kinchant St - Quesnel  
Reported: Jan 5-Feb 16 (Suzy Wright, m.obs)

Harris's Sparrow in Quesnel - Photo: Suzy Wright

Blue Jays

Location: 2 at Old Summit Lake Rd near Sperling Rd - Prince George
Reported: Nov 20/18-Jan Feb 11/19 (Sandra Kinsey, m.obs)

Location: 1 at a private home on East Perry Rd - Prince George
Reported: Feb 10 (Sara Sparks)

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-Feb 6/19 (Margaret and Glenn Stenson, m.obs)

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

Blue Jays

Location: 1 on Upper Fraser Rd - Ferndale
Reported: Jan 21 (Sandra Kinsey)

Location: 1 at private home on Garvin Rd - Quesnel
Reported: Sept 3/18-Jan 19/19 (S. Wright, m.obs)

Cassin's Finches

Location: Two males and one female at Eaglet Lake - Prince George
Reported: Jan 27 (Sandra Kinsey and Laird Law)

Location: One male and two females feeding on Mitchell Road - Prince George
Reported: Jan 12-15 (Jeff Dyck, m.obs)

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 and at the canoe launch at Cottonwood Park - Prince George
Reported: Dec 16-Jan 26 (fide Jack Bowling, m.obs)

Spotted Sandpiper (1)
Location: Foraging along gravel beach on south shore of Lina Island - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Jan 20 (Carey Bergman)

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: At Queen B's Cafe on Wharf Way - Haida Gwaii
Reported: Jan 18/19 (Carey Bergman)