Wednesday, May 12, 2021

RBA: 22 WHITE-FACED IBIS in Creston - May 12-19th

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.

***There is a public health order now in effect until May 25th banning non-essential travel from your local health region to anywhere in the province or elsewhere in Canada. The fine for breaking this order is 575$. You can read it HERE***

*As per current Public Health directives due to COVID-19 - Please remain 2 meters apart when viewing any birds on this list during this time. Please follow all public health directives during this pandemic (including not birding in groups, please wear a mask if you are unable to social distance). The BC Public Health directives can be found HERE*

**Please wear a mask when viewing rare birds when social distancing is not possible or hard to maintain**

**eBird's statement on how to bird mindfully during the pandemic can be viewed HERE.**

White-faced Ibis in Creston - Photo: Chris Drysdale

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