Sunday, May 23, 2021

RBA: DICKCISSEL near Nelson - May 23-26th

At 11:45 am on May 23-2021, Eliza Hicks found a male Dickcissel at her bird feeder at her private home in Blewett near Nelson.

The bird was last seen in the same location on May 26th but not on May 27th.

*The home is not open to the public*

This is the 29th record for BC.

***There is a public health order now in effect until at least June 15th 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.**

Male Dickcissel in Nelson - Photo: Paul Prappas 

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