Wednesday, May 20, 2020

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS in Fernie - May 19-21st

At 6:10 pm on May 19-2020, Ryan Schultz photographed a single White-faced Ibis as it flew north over him while he was at Maiden Lake in Fernie. The bird circled over the lake for awhile and he last saw it flying north over Maiden Lake at 7:18 pm.

Map to first location HERE

***At 3pm on May 20-2020, the Ibis was relocated in a grassy field HERE and was viewed by multiple observers. The bird was last seen in the same location at 1pm on May 21st.

This is the 52nd record for BC.

**As per current Public Health directives due to COVID-19 - Please remain 2 metres apart when viewing or looking for 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.**

White-faced Ibis in Fernie - Photos: Ryan Schultz

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