Tuesday, June 19, 2018

RBA: CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER on Malcolm Island - June 19-July 1st

At 10:45am on June 19th-2018, Gordon Curry found a male Chestnut-sided Warbler at 235 Kaleva Rd on Malcolm Island. This location is 3.5 kilometers along Kaleva Road from the south end of the Cemetery and the bird was located between Hydro Poles 59 and 60.

The bird was still present as of 5:15pm at the same location but between Hydro Poles 58-59.

The bird continues in the same location by pole 60 on July 1st.

Map to exact location of bird HERE.

This is the second Chestnut-sided Warbler currently in the province as one was found in Powell River on the same date. You can read about that bird HERE.

This is the 68th record for the province of BC.

Adult male Chestnut-sided Warbler on Malcolm Island - Photos: Gordon Curry


  1. Hahaha, what are the odds of finding 2 Chestnut-sided Warblers in BC on the same day congrats on your find!

  2. Congrats right back at you way to go!