Wednesday, August 7, 2019

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE in Ladner - Aug 7/2019-Jan 11/2020

At 3:45pm on August 7-2019, Ken Wright found a juvenile Black Phoebe at Fuller's Slough at Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Ladner.

The bird was flycatching over the water at Fuller's Slough. The bird was still present when he left at 4:15pm and multiple observers had seen the bird.

Map to exact location of bird HERE

**The bird was first photographed by a traveling birder named Tristan Jobin HERE on August 5-2019. He only reviewed his camera after reading the report on the bird alert on August 7th. **

At 4:30pm on August 8-2019 the Black Phoebe was once again seen HERE along the East Dyke.

On Nov 8th the Black Phoebe was seen at the SW pond HERE.

On Nov 10th the Black Phoebe was seen at the end of the East Dyke HERE

On Dec 15th the Black Phoebe was seen by the grey tower and along the south dyke.

***On Dec 22/19-Jan 11/20 the Black Phoebe was seen HERE by the SW pond***

Black Phoebe in Ladner - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

This is the 27th record for the province of BC.

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