At 8:30 am on May 4-2021, a single White-faced Ibis was found and photographed by Anne Mckinnell at the estuary near the Thunderbird RV Park. She viewed the bird for only a few minutes before it flew off.
Map to exact location HERE
On May 5-2021, Ralf Spodzieja photographed the single White-faced Ibis at Salmon Point (Woodhus Slough) south of the Campbell River Estuary.
Map to location HERE
The bird has not been relocated since despite multiple observers looking at both locations.
This is the 57th record for BC.
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|White-faced Ibis in Campbell River - Photo: Anne McKinnell|