Monday, May 17, 2021

RBA: 3 WHITE-FACED IBIS in Invermere - May 17th

At 11 am on May 17th-2021, Greg Scott found 3 White-faced Ibis at Athalmer Sloughs in Invermere. The birds were foraging in the slough for only a matter of minutes before they flew east. No photos were obtained but the birds described well.

Map to location HERE

This is the 61st record for BC.

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