Peace Region and Far North

To report rare birds and interesting sightings in the region please email Chris Charlesworth at c_charlesworth23@hotmail.comPlease attach any notes or photographs if possible. 

BLACK-THROATED BLUE WARBLER (1) *contact the RBA for address*
Location: Private Home open to public on 118a Ave - Fort St. John
Reported: Oct 29-Nov 4, 2022 (Kenneth Lane, m.obs)
Black-throated Blue Warbler in Fort St. John - Photo: Kenneth Lane

Red Phalarope (1)
Location: Big Lake - Peace River
Reported: September 28 (Evan Pyle)

Common Grackle (1)
Location: Muncho Lake Campground
Reported: August 17 (Jared Clarke)

Whimbrel (1)
Location: 1180 Lakeshore Drive - Fort St. James
Reported: July 2 (Lasse Lehmann)

SEDGE WREN (2) *CONFIRMED BREEDING - do not use playback and be careful when walking through marsh*
Location: Located HERE in the marsh across from the parking lot at Watson Slough; Fort St. John
Reported: July 4-12 (Chris Coxson, m.obs)
Sedge Wren near Fort St. John - Photo: Chris Coxson

Arctic Tern (2)
Location: Charlie Lake - Fort St. John
Reported: May 29 (Eric Newton)

Forster’s Tern (2)
Location: Beatton Park boat launch at the south end of Charlie Lake - Fort St John
Reported: May 21-27 (Joachim Bertrands, m.obs)

Location: HERE at McQueen’s Slough. Bird is 250 m in down the main trail in the area where it becomes a corridor of small trees on both sides - Dawson Creek
Reported: May 26, 2022 (Steve Ogle, m.obs)
Brown Thrasher in Dawson Creek - Photo: Sue Milks