Tuesday, June 25, 2024

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE in Vancouver - June 24th

At 1:45pm on June 24-2024, Gord Smith found and photographed a Black Phoebe at Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park.

Map to location HERE

This is the 47th record for BC

The bird was not relocated, despite multiple observers looking.

Black Phoebe in Vancouver - Photo: Gord Smith

Friday, June 21, 2024

RBA: ACORN WOODPECKER in Chilliwack - June 19-20th

On June 19-2024, Angela Moore found and photographed a female Acorn Woodpecker on her farm in the Ryder Lake area of Chilliwack. She also viewed the bird on June 20th.

This is the 16th record for BC.

The home is currently not open to the public.

Acorn Woodpecker in Chilliwack - Photos: Angela Moore

Sunday, June 16, 2024

RBA: ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER in Coquitlam - June 15-18th

At 6pm on June 15-2024, Stephan Dryagin found an Ash-throated Flycatcher west of the bridge at Colony Farm in Coquitlam. He viewed it for a minute before it flew off to the west.

Map to location HERE

On the evening of June 18-2024, Kerri Zhao relocated the bird briefly at the community gardens at Colony Farm, before it flew towards the forensic hospital. 

Map to last location HERE

Ash-throated Flycatcher in Coquitlam - Photo: Stephan Dryagin
Ash-throated Flycatcher in Coquitlam -
Photo: Kerri Zhao

Friday, June 7, 2024

RBA: NORTHERN PARULA in Surrey - June 7th

At 7 am on June 7-2024, Ilya Povalyaev found a male Northern Parula singing in bushes near the dog park at Blackie Spit Park.

Map to location HERE

The bird was last seen at 11 am in an Oak tree by Dunsmuir St and Gilley St HERE and was viewed and heard by multiple observers.

The bird has not been relocated since 11 am, despite multiple observers looking.

This is the 27th record for BC.

Northern Parula in Surrey - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev