Monday, July 5, 2021

RBA: WOOD SANDPIPER in Victoria - July 5-9th

At 9:30 am on July 5-2021, Geoffrey Newell found an adult Wood Sandpiper in the SW quadrant of Panama Flats in Victoria. The bird can disappear for length periods of time in the vegetation.

Map to location HERE

The bird was last seen in the same spot in the SW quadrant but has also seen in the NE quadrant on July 9th and was viewed by multiple observers.

*The last photographed confirmed sighting was on July 9th.*

This is the 3rd record for BC.

A news story on the bird can be found 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*

**eBird's statement on how to bird mindfully during the pandemic can be viewed HERE.**

Wood Sandpiper in Victoria - Photo: Liam Singh

Wood Sandpiper in Victoria - Photo: Mike Tabak

Wood Sandpiper in Victoria - Photo: Emma Reader-Lee

Wood Sandpiper in Victoria - Photo: Geoffrey Newell

1 comment:

  1. All these good birds . . . and the Border's still closed. Punishment for the sins of the U.S.?