Friday, August 31, 2018

RBA: LITTLE STINT in Delta - Aug 31-Sept 3rd

At 1 pm on August 31-2018, Kevin Louth found 1 juvenile Little Stint with Western Sandpipers between the mansion and 96th St at Boundary Bay. Earlier in the day he found 13 Buff-breasted Sandpipers in the dirt field west of 88th St.

Map to initial location HERE

At 11:40 am on Sept 1-2018, Kevin Louth, Mike and Sharon Toochin and Melissa Hafting relocated the Little Stint between the pilings and 104th St at Boundary Bay.

The bird continues on the mudflats off 104th St on Sept 3-2018 and photos were obtained on Sept 2nd and 3rd.

Map to last location of Little Stint HERE

The bird was not seen on Sept 4th, despite multiple observers looking.

Please park in legal parking spaces only as not to disturb residents. The most accessible parking is at the foot of 104th St at the Delta Air Park at Boundary Bay.

This is the 12th record for the province of BC.

Juvenile Little Stint in Delta - Photos: Dave Beeke
Little Stint on left beside Western Sandpiper - Photo: Dave Beeke

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