At 11 am on May 18th Craig Sandvig found a single White-faced Ibis foraging in the oxbow of Selkirk College Trails in Castlegar.
Map to exact location HERE
This is the 62nd record for BC.
The bird continues in the same location as of 7pm and was viewed by multiple observers.
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|White-faced Ibis in Castlegar - Photo: Craig Sandvig|