Monday, June 11, 2018

RBA: COMMON CUCKOO in Tlell - June 10-15th

On June 10th, 2018 Michael Richardson found a Common Cuckoo at farm on Hwy 16 in Tlell on Graham Island in Haida Gwaii.The bird is feeding in his farm pasture with the cattle. A recording of the bird was obtained identifying it to species.

The bird continues in the same location on June 15th.

This is the first record for the province of BC and the second record for Canada and the 4th record south of Alaska.

The home will be open to the public on Saturday by appointment. Please contact the RBA for viewing access.

The bird was not seen on June 16th.

Common Cuckoo in Haida Gwaii - Photo: Mary Helmer
Common Cuckoo in Tlell - Photo: Michael Richardson

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