Sunday, April 26, 2020

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE in Nelson - April 26-28th

At 10:30am on April 26-2020, Barbara and Neville Maytom found a Black Phoebe at Cottonwood Creek near the transfer station in Nelson. The bird is flycatching from the bank of the creek on the airport side before you get to the last wooden bridge and is vocalizing often.

Map to exact location of bird HERE

The bird was last seen on April 28th and was viewed by multiple observers. It has not been relocated on April 29th.

This is the 28th record for the province of BC.

*As per current Public Health directives due to COVID-19 - Please remain 2 metres apart when viewing this bird. 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 Phoebe in Nelson - Photo: Craig Sandvig
Black Phoebe in Nelson - Photo: Paul Prappas

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