At 10:40 am on November 8-2020 during a Coastal Waterbird Survery, Gerard Duncan found a male Tufted Duck at the sewage lagoons in Duncan. There is no public access inside the lagoons but birders can view the bird through the fence from the elevated trail off Wharncliffe Rd that gives a good view over most of the sewage lagoon.
Map to location HERE
On Jan 1, 2021 was seen at the Herd Rd Fields HERE.
On March 22, 2021 the bird continued in the original location at the sewage lagoons and was viewed by multiple observers.
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groups) during this pandemic. The BC Public Health directives can be
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|Tufted Duck in Duncan - Photo: Mark Wynja|