At 5:10 am on May 12-2021, Chris Drysdale found 3 White-faced Ibis off Channel Rd at Duck Lake in Creston. He watched them standing on the mud for 10 min before watching them take flight towards Leach Lake at 5:20pm.
Map to location HERE
This is the 59th record for BC.
22 of the birds continue in the same location on May 19th and were viewed by multiple observers.
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|White-faced Ibis in Creston - Photo: Chris Drysdale|