Friday, December 17, 2021

RBA: KING EIDER in Victoria - Dec 17-18th

At 4:15pm on Dec 17-2021, David Caudwell found a female King Eider swimming off Steve Fonyo Beach on Dallas Rd near the foot of Menzies St.

Map to location HERE

The bird was relocated on Dec 18th and was last seen flying west past McMicking Point at 9am. It has not been relocated since.

This is the 38th record for BC.

**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.**

King Eider in Victoria - Photo: David Caudwell

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