Friday, May 22, 2020

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS in Squamish - May 22-23rd

At 8 am on May 22-2020, Jimmy Abbott found a single White-faced Ibis HERE at the Squamish River Estuary; off 3rd Ave where the railway tracks meet the Squamish Terminals Port entrance.

The bird is still present as of May 23rd and has been viewed by multiple observers.

This is the 53rd record for the province of 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 Squamish - Photo: Jimmy Abbott
White-faced Ibis in Squamish - Photo: Christopher Di Corrado

A beautiful video of the bird by Chris Dale can be viewed below:

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