Wednesday, May 12, 2021

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS near Prince Rupert - May 12-14th

At 5pm on May 12-2021, Teresa Weismiller found a single White-faced Ibis in the pond beside the Pembina Propane Terminal on Watson Island (the site of the old pulp mill) in Port Edward. 

Map to location HERE

This is the 60th record for BC.

The bird was last seen in the same location on May 14th. It was not seen on May 16th.

***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 Port Edward - Photo: Teresa Weismiller

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