Vancouver and Area, Fraser Valley and Sea to Sky

To report rare birds or sightings of interest in the Vancouver and Lower Mainland area, Fraser Valley and Sea to Sky Country and to submit pictures and/or for any identification questions please email Melissa Hafting at BCbirdergirl@gmail.com

**COVID-19 UPDATES  - Tsawwassen First Nations Land is closed to the general public-please do not walk anywhere on reservation land (41 B St is also closed to traffic).  **

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*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

LONG-TAILED JAEGER (1 adult)
Location: Seen from boat between the south side of the ferry jetty and Roberts Bank - Delta
Reported: Sept 22 (Mike Toochin et al.)

SABINE'S GULL (2 adult)

Location: 1 flying over Buntzen Lake (seen from recreation area) - Anmore
Reported: Sept 22 (Sheryl Marx)

Location: 1 flying over Harrison Lake - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Sept 18-21 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)
Sabine's Gull in Anmore - Photo: Sheryl  Marx

Lapland Longspurs

Location: 1 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 19-22 (Noreen Rudd, m.obs)

Location: 2 at marker 73 also 1 seen at marker 180 and 6 at the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 16-22 (Bridget Spencer, Liam Irwin, m.obs) 

Location: 3 on the south side of the ferry jetty across from taxi pullot - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 20 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 on Tsawwassen First Nations Dyke Trail halfway between Roberts Bank and the Ferry Jetty - Delta
Reported: Sept 16 (Kevin Louth)
Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Bridget Spencer

American Golden-Plovers (4 Juv)

Location: 2 last seen at the foot of 96th St. Previously seen between 80 and 88th St. and at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay- Delta
Reported: Aug 27- Sept 22 (Kevin Louth and Mike Toochin, m.obs)

Location: 2 on the beach in front of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 20 (Yousif Attia)
American Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Joanne  Macdougall

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1) 
Location: HERE at McDonald Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 10-21 (Susan Fennellow, m.obs)
Black Phoebe in Abbotsford - Photo: Neal Doan

Lewis’s Woodpecker (2)
Location: West end of Hope Airport by blue barn - Hope
Reported: Sept 13-21 (Gord Gadsden and Jack Delair, m.obs) 
Lewis's Woodpecker in Hope - Photo: John Gordon

California Scrub-Jay (3) 

Location: 2 seen in the 12000 block of Dover St and also seen on 220th St near Dewdney Trunk and seen HERE on Acadia St. - Maple Ridge
Reported: Sept 7-21 (Steve Juhasz, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Bond Blvd near 64a Ave. Also seen on Lincoln Dr near 64a Ave. - Delta
Reported: Sept 13-16 (Scott Moloney, m.obs)
California Scrub-Jay in Maple Ridge - Photo: Farshad Pourmalek

RBA: BLACK-NECKED STILT (1 Imm.)
Location: Last seen in the house pond. Previously south of the centre dyke blind in the west field. Previously in the SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 9-20 (Kathleen Fry, m.obs)
Black-necked Stilt in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

American White Pelicans
Location: Up to 38 seen sitting on the mudflats at Brunswick Point near the second benches (view by scope) - Delta
Reported: July 15-Sept 20 (Melissa Gee, m.obs) 
American White Pelicans in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER (1)
Location: Briefly in the NE inner pond before flying out to the foreshore at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 19 (Ilya Povalyaev) 
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Brown Pelican (up to 3) *best viewed by scope*
Location: Sitting on large wooden round barrel structure beside breakwater at ferry terminal near berths  - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Aug 19-Sept 18 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)
Brown Pelican in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Wandering Tattlers

Location: 1 on Grebe Islets scoped from Kloochman Park - West Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 16 (Ken Willis) 

Location: 1 on Bird Islet scoped from Whytecliff Park - West Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 14 (Anthony Kaduck)  

Horned Larks

Location: 3 on the north side of the ferry jetty near the taxi pullout - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 16 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 4 at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Sept 16 (John Gordon)

Location: 3 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 13 (Raymond Ng)

Location: 1 on the south side of the ferry jetty across the from taxi pullout - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 12 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 4 seen in field between 88th St and the pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 5 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying over pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 5 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting, Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 feeding on seaweed at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 3 (Roger Foxall)

Location: 3 flying over Mystery Peak on Mt. Seymour - North Van
Reported: Sept 1 (Melissa Hafting)
Horned Lark in Surrey - Photo: Andrew Boycott

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 1 in the pond at the mansion at 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 15-16 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 13 (Yousif Attia and Roger Foxall)

Northern Waterthrush

Location: 1 HERE in Old Mill Site Park - Port Moody
Reported: Sept 15 (Sergii Kaminskyi) 

Location: 1 bird last seen HERE. 1 previously seen HERE and seen 50 m from the warming hut at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 12 (Geoffrey Newell et al., m.obs) 

Location: 1 HERE on the Loop Trail at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Sept 6-7 (Marc Sole, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at the SW corner of Trout Lake just east of the small east dock on dog beach - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 12-Sept 6 (Edward Nygren and Kathleen Oliver, m.obs)   

Location: 2 HERE at Musqueam Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 15-Sept 2 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)
Northern Waterthrush in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: In field at west end Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: Sept 15 (Larry Hooge and Joel Schmidt)

Sabine’s Gull (1 adult)
Location: by boat launch at Island 22 -Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 14 (Gord Gadsden)

Stilt Sandpipers

Location: 2 in  NE and NW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 19-Sept 12 (Mayumi Shibata, m.obs) 

Location: 1 at Beach Grove lagoon - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8-9 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)
Stilt Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 HERE on the east dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 11-12 (Ilya Povalyaev et al), m.obs)

Location: 1 in the beaver pond on the south side of Thompson Regional Park  - Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 11 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 in the NE inner pond at Iona - Richmond 
Reported: Aug 24-Sept 9 (Liron Gerstman, m.obs)

Location: HERE at Pitt-Addington Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 1 (Doug Martin)
Solitary Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Bridget Spencer

American Avocet (1 in non-breeding)
Location: HERE in the pond at Vanier Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 10-11 (Paul Clarke, m.obs)
American Avocet in Vancouver - Paul Clarke

RBA: SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER (2)
Location: Last seen by ferry (to Duke Point) HERE. Previously seen by scoping toward the rock jetty on the south side near the ferry berths. Previously seen HERE by boat/ferry (to Duke Point) also seen scoping towards blue tanker HERE with words “MOL” from the taxi pullout. Previously seen by scope sitting on the water by berth 2. First seen by boat HERE near Coal Port Jetty - Delta 
Reported: Sept 4-11 (Christopher Di Corrado and William O’Shea, m.obs) 
Short-tailed Shearwater in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: Last seen by the Purple Martin boxes at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 9 (Carolee Colter and Paul Prappas, m.obs) 

Franklin’s Gull (1 juv)
Location: Last seen from inside ferry terminal in gull flock in between terminal berths - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 8 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)
Franklin's Gull in Tsawwassen - Photo: Kaichi Huang

Heermann's Gull (1 juv)
Location: Sitting on the ferry jetty breakwater (south side near berths) -Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8 (Kevin Louth) 

SABINE’S GULLS

Location: 1 juv seen by scope in the channel at the west end of Maplewood Flats (viewed from East Beach and the bridge) before flying towards the Second Narrows bridge - North Van
Reported: Sept 7 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult viewed by boat as it flew over Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Sept 1 (Sabine Decamp)
Sabine’s Gull in Richmond - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: HERE at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 6 (Frank Lin)
Least Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin
Redhead (1)
Location: Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Sept 6 (Jonathan Pap)

RBA: LONG-TAILED JAEGER (1 juv)
Location: Flying over the ferry jetty breakwater - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 5 (Ilya Povalyaev et al., m.obs)
Long-tailed Jaeger in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

RBA: POMARINE JAEGER (1 adult)
Location: Viewed by boat flying south off the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 5 (Christopher Di Corrado)

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: Last seen by scoping south (600m out) from the end of the S Jetty at Iona. Previously seen at the end of the N Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 30 (Brendan Toews) to Sept 5 (Yousif Attia)
Hudsonian Godwit in Richmond - Photo: Brendan Toews

Vesper Sparrows

Location: 1 bird 50 m past yellow gate that leads to banding station off Shaughnessy St entrance on the pumphouse trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam  
Reported: Sept 5 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on the Fraser River Trail - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 1 (Bridget Spencer) 

Location: 1 HERE on Pitt-Addington Marsh dyke at Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 29-30 (Cole Gaerber, m.obs)
Vesper Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Bridget Spencer
 
Tundra Swan (1)
Location: HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Sept 4 (Kate Paton) 
Tundra Swan in Surrey - Photo: Kate Paton

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (1 juv)
Location: At pilings between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 3 (Kevin Louth)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kevin Louth 

Yellow-breasted Chat (1) *not open to public*
Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 2 (Moose Stoffregen)
Yellow-breasted Chat in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Red-necked Phalaropes
Location: 2 in NW and NE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 18-Sept 2 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Brown Pelicans 

Location: 1 viewed by boat HERE sitting on Harrison Lake - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Aug 31 (Lance Vanbasten)

Location: 1 off the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 22 (Bridget Spencer)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: 1 adult last seen at the foot of 104th St also seen at 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 15-31 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)
Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp
 
Heermann's Gull (1)
Location: Viewed while aboard ferry sitting near to the terminal berths (not visible from outside terminal) - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 31 (G. Newell)

Long-billed Curlew (1)
Location: Private Farm Field - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 28-31 (Glen Govier)

Stilt Sandpipers

Location: 7 in west field and also seen in the SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 13-30 (Simon Shutter, m.obs)
 
Location: 1 on dyke trail in front of Tsawwassen First Nations reserve - Delta
Reported: Aug 20 (Carlo Giovanella)

Location: 1 at pilings near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 17 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)
Location: South side of Hope Airport
Reported: Aug 25-29 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 5 between 96-104th St and seen at the mansion near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Aug 17-28 (Sabine Decamp at al., m.obs) 

Location: Up to 29 HERE in pond and also seen in main pond by the mansion near 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 6-27 (Liz Stewart, m.obs)

Location: 11 in the west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 12-25 (Cam Montgomery, m.obs)

Location: 2 at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Aug 20-24 (John Gordon, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the north end of Sardis Pond - Chilliwack 
Reported: Aug 21-23 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 22 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 2 at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Aug 21 (Len Jellicoe)

Location: 1 by the boardwalk at Shoreline Park - Port Moody
Reported: Aug 21 (Moose Stoffregen)

Location: 1 HERE at the Great Blue Heron Reserve - Chilliwack
Reported: Aug 20 (Janet Pollock et al. m.obs)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: Between the NW and Sw inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 27 (Mike Toochin, m.obs) 
Clay-colored Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: On bush HERE in the inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 27 (Kathryn Milligan) 
Least Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 HERE at Jackman Wetlands - Langley
Reported: Aug 27 (Moose Stoffregen)

Location: 1 at Tilbury Island - Delta
Reported: Aug 27 (Guy Monty)

Location: 1 HERE on the Nicomekl River - Surrey
Reported: Aug 25 (Danny Tyson)

Location: 2 at Cheam Lake - Rosedale
Reported: Aug 21 (Paul Foth)  

Northern Waterthrushes 

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 26 (Evan Larson)

Location: 1 HERE at west pond also seen at East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 18-25 (Kevin Bell, m.obs)

Location: 1 in ditch HERE on Fraser River Trail near Musqueam Golf Course - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 15-24 (Bridget Spencer)

Location: 1, 150 m east of the Eagle Creek bridge near the Piper Spit entrance (also seen at the boardwalk) at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 22-24 (Istvan Orosi, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the SW corner of Lost Lagoon at Ceperley Creek in Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 21-23 (Anne Toewes, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Aug 21 (Alison Evely)

Location: 1 HERE at Beaver Lake at Stanley Park -Vancouver
Reported: Aug 18-21 (Donal O’Keeffe, m.obs)

Location: 1 by the small pond at Hastings Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 21 (Miki Eslake)

Location: 1 HERE near the aquarium (north of the Alcan Salmon Pool) at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 20-21 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 1 at HERE at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 19 (Liron Gertsman)

Location: 1 HERE at North Creek Duck Pond - Surrey 
Reported: Aug 18 (Andrew Boycott)

Location: 1 at private home - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 13 (Bryan Stephens)
Northern Waterthrush in Burnaby - Photo: Bryan Stephens 

RBA: WHITE-THROATED SWIFT (1)
Location: flying over bridge at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 25 (Rob Lyske) 

UPLAND SANDPIPER (1)
Location: In field on the south side of Chilliwack Central Rd just east of Annis Rd - Chilliwack 
Reported: Aug 25 (Klaus Molthagen)

Heermann’s Gull (1) *viewed by boat*
Location: Sitting on rocks at Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Aug 25 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting, Bridget Spencer)
Heermann's Gull in Richmond - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Ruddy Turnstone (3)

Location: 2 on the south side of the ferry jetty near the ferry berths - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 25 (Wayne Weber)

Location: 2 on the mudflats between 96th St  and 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 13-25 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult in breeding at 104th St at Boundary Bay -  Delta
Reported: Aug 12 (Roger Foxall) 

Clay-colored Sparrow (1) *not open to public*
Location: Private Home - Coquitlam 
Reported: Aug 24 (Moose Stoffregen)
Clay-colored Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Long-billed Curlew (1) *Note there is no legal parking on this road. Please do not block traffic or farm equipment and respect farmland*
Location: Viewed by scope in field HERE on 88th St - Delta
Reported: Aug 23-24 (Yousif Attia, m.obs) 

RBA: RED PHALAROPE (1) *Late report*
Location: Viewed by boat HERE in Burrard Inlet - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 19 (Mike Klotz)
Red Phalarope in Vancouver - Photo: Mike Klotz

Wilson’s Phalarope
Location: 1 at the NE inner pond also seen in the outflow pond at Iona - Richond
Reported: Aug 21 (Mike Toochin, m.obs) 

Parasitic Jaeger (1)
Location: Viewed from boat near Passsage Island - West Vancouver
Reported: Aug 20 (Yousif Attia)

Solitary Sandpiper (2)
Location: West pond at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 20 (Rob Lyske, m.obs) 

Tennessee Warbler (1 immature)
Location: Private Home near Deering Island - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 19 (Mike Toochin) 

MAGNOLIA WARBLER (1)
Location: near the horse pond in the west end of the equestrian area at Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: Aug 19 (Gord Gadsden)

House Wren (1)
Location: 1 in front of farmhouse at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 13-Aug 19 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs) 

Heermann’s Gulls *Best viewed by scope*

Location: 2 on pilings at Gilbert Beach - Richmond 
Reported: Aug 18 (Daniel Poon)

Location: 1 on the ferry jetty before flying off behind the ferry berths and then toward Point Roberts -  Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)  
1 of 2 Heermann's Gulls in Richmond - Photo: Daniel Poon

Long-billed Curlew (1 flyover)
Location: Flew over pilings high up and north over fields at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 18 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Willet (1)
Location: 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 15-17 (Mike and Sharon Toochin)

Wandering Tattler (1)
Location: Seen on the south side on the south jetty at Iona between marker 126-160 - Richmond
Reported: Aug 11-12 (Tak Shibata)
Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: 1 seen on the south side on the south jetty at Iona between marker 126-160 - Richmond
Reported: Aug 12 (Tak Shibata)
Pacific Golden-Plover in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata 

Franklin's Gull (2 immature)
Location: At Pitt Lake HERE near the first Osprey nest off the dyke at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 10-11 (Freda du Plessis, m.obs)
2 Franklin’s Gulls in Pitt Meadows - Photo: James Park

White-winged Crossbill (1)
Location: Flying west over Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve - Surrey
Reported: Aug 11 (Dan Tyson)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)
Location: Last seen west of the viewing platform near the picnic area. The bird has also been seen north of here near the creek outflow. It was first found HERE at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Aug 7-10 (Marc Sole and Catherine Denny, m.obs)
Black Phoebe in Rosedale - Photo: Marc Sole

American White Pelican (1)
Location: 1 seen flying south along the marsh out from the dyke at the foot of Westminster Hwy - Richmond 
Reported: Aug 10 (Brian Avent) 

Wilson’s Phalarope (5)

Location: Up to 3 in west field near the tower at Reifel-Delta
Reported: July 31-Aug 10 (Brian Self, m.obs)

Location: 1 in pond near the mansion at 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 6-7 (Liz Stewart, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in pond at Elgin Park - Surrey
Reported: Aug 6 (Roger Foxall, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE and also seen in the farm slough at Blackie Spit - Surrey
Reported: July 31-Aug 2 (Martin Gebauer, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the base of the ferry jetty on the north side - Tsawwassen 
Reported: July 19 (Kevin Louth)
Wilson’s Phalarope in Surrey - Photo: James Park 

Hudsonian Godwit (3 - 1 adult and 2 juvs seen Aug 8 and 1 bird present Aug 9)
Location: On the mudflats with a Marbled Godwit between 104th St and pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 8-9 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
1 of 3 Hudsonian Godwits in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev 

Red-necked Phalaropes 

Location: 6 at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 9 (Kathryn Milligan, m.obs)

Location: 4 briefly seen at the pilings near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 7 (Mike and Sharon Toochin) 

Long-billed Curlew (1 juv) *Please note the Iona inner ponds are subject to random closures and are not always open to birders*
Location: NE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 8 (Cos van Wermeskerken) 
Long-billed Curlew in Richmond - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken 

Heermann’s Gull (1 adult)
Location: Sitting on rocks at Ferguson Point at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: August 6 (Hervé Tremblay)

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: HERE at Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 6 (James Park)
Western Kingbird in Pitt Meadows - Photo: James Park

Yellow-breasted Chat (At least 3 - confirmed breeding - fledgling and adult photographed)
*Please do not use playback on this endangered species*
Location: On the Pitt River dyke at the south edge of Swaneset Golf Course - Pitt Meadows HERE 
Reported: May 25-June Aug 5 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)
Adult and Juvenile Yellow-breasted Chat in Pitt Meadows (significant breeding record for Metro Van) - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

California Scrub-Jay (1)
Location: 7833 Swanson Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4 (Phil Kelly)

Wandering Tattler (1) *viewable by boat only*
Location: South end of Passage Island - West Vancouver
Reported: July 29-Aug 3 (Ken Wright)
Wandering Tattler in West Van - Photo: Ken Wright

Solitary Sandpiper (3)

Location: 1 viewed by kayak HERE in Wigeon Creek - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 2 (Paul Dawson)

Location: 1 HERE at the pond at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 1 (Kevin Krebs)

Location: 1 off the Loop Trail 50 m from the parking lot at Cheam Wetlands - Agassiz
Reported: July 30-31 (Gord Gadsden)

House Wren (4)

Location: 1 HERE at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 1 (Liron Gertsman)

Location: 1 HERE on the Powerline Trail - North Van
Reported: July 22-23 (James Park)

Location: 1 HERE at UBC Farm - Vancouver
Reported: July 18 (Ian Burgess)
House Wren in North Van - Photo: James Park

Trumpeter Swan (1, viewable by boat)
Location: HERE in Indian Arm
Reported: Aug 1 (Cameron Montgomery)

INDIGO BUNTING (1 male)
Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam 
Reported: July 21-30 (Graham Sunderland, m.obs)
Indigo Bunting in Coquitlam - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Redhead (3 males)
Location: HERE off Iona causeway - Richmond
Reported: July 29 (Ian Burgess)
Redheads in Richmond - Photo: Ian Burgess

Northern Mockingbird (1)
Location: Hope Airport
Reported: July 29 (Ken Davis) 

Hudsonian Godwit (1 adult in breeding)
Location: Seen resting at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: July 22 (Matthew Stockinger)
Hudsonian Godwit in Surrey - Photo: Matthew Stockinger

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)
Location: On the west side of Rannie Rd, 150 m south of the right angle turn where Rannie Rd hits the Pitt River Dyke and turns sharply to the east - Pitt Meadows
Reported: July 17 (Wayne Weber)

Long-billed Curlew (1 juvenile, scope needed)
Location: Off the Iona causeway HERE - Richmond
Reported: July 16 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)
Long-billed Curlew in Richmond - Photo: Yousif Attia

COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD (1 adult female) *late report*
Location: At the feeder near the gift shop/house pond at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: June 12 (Mark Rubensohn
Female Costa’s Hummingbird in Delta - Photo: Mark Rubensohn

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: Briefly on N Jetty at Iona near active construction area - Richmond
Reported: July 15 (Brian Avent)

American White Pelican (51)
Location: Flying south over Crescent Beach; Surrey
Reported: July 11 (Martin Gebauer)

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: July 7 (Devon Yu)

American Avocet (1)
Location: Vanier Park Pond - Vancouver
Reported: July 7 (Sara Harris, m.obs)
American Avocet in Vancouver - Photo: Sara Harris

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: 1 last seen on the Peach Creek Rotary Trail just SE of GBHR. Previously seen on the Tower Trail at Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve - Chilliwack
Directions: Take a left off the central trail onto the Tower Trail and the bird was by the first boardwalk.
Reported: June 14-July 7 (Jamie Gadsden, m.obs)

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: Viewed from viewing platform at McCartney Creek off Dollarton Hwy at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: July 5 (Sue Flecker)
Western Kingbird in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

American White Pelican (22)
Location: Viewed by scope from end of spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: July 4-5 (Dominic Janus, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalaropes

Location: Up to 2 in the West Field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: May 20-July 3 (David Hoar and Noreen Rudd, m.obs)

Location: 1 in front of second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 12 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev) 

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: 1 last seen HERE previously seen HEREHERE, HEREHERE and HERE near the Avalon entrance at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby 
Reported: May 31-June 28 (Istvan Orosi, m.obs)
Least Flycatcher in Burnaby - Photo: Istvan Orosi

House Wren (1)
Location: On swallow box #59 and #60 near washrooms at Reifel parking lot - Delta
Reported: June 9-26 (Josh Brown, m.obs)

Tundra Swan (1)
Location: On island of main pond at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: June 7-26 (John Gordon, m.obs)
Tundra Swan in Abbotsford - Photo: Larry Hooge

Great Egret (1)
Location: Last seen HERE in the Veddar Canal north of the Keith Wilson Bridge - Chilliwack
Reported: June 19-23 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)
Great Egret in Chilliwack - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: 1 last seen in field between Shaughnessy Rd and Millenium Bridge. Previously seen HERE on the field on Colony Farm Rd also seen by duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: June 16-21 (Larry Cowan, m.obs) 

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)
Location: Upper Parking lot at Mt Seymour - North Vancouver
Reported: June 21 (Harold Eyster) 

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)
Location: 1 HERE at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: June 14-20 (John Vooys, m.obs)

Black -crowned Night-Heron (1 adult and 1 immature) *rare for this time*
Location: HERE at Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 2-19 (Monica Nugent and Jim Palmer, m.obs) 

RBA: MAGNOLIA WARBLER (1 male)
Location: HERE and HERE on the NE side of Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: June 18 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)
Magnolia Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Andrew Boycott

INDIGO BUNTING X LAZULI BUNTING hybrid (1)
Location: HERE on Harvie Rd - Surrey
Reported: June 18 (Frank Lin)
Indigo Bunting X Lazuli Bunting in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

RBA: CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 male)
Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: June 17 (Evan Larson)
Chestnut-sided Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (1 male)
Location: Private Home - Mt. Currie
Reported: June 17 (Daniel Eslake)

Western Kingbird (3)

Location: 1 on lone tree in field on the NW side of Deboville Slough trail - Coquitlam
Reported: June 15 (Joe Denham)

Location: 1 HERE on Koerner Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 12 (Mike Klotz, m.obs)
Western Kingbirds in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Adam Dhalla

Franklin’s Gull (1 adult) *scope required*
Location: Briefly seen with Bonaparte’s Gulls off the west side of White Rock beach in a feeding frenzy offshore - White Rock
Reported: June 11 (Roger Foxall) 

RBA: WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER (1) *scope required*
Location: HERE off second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 7-8 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyev, m.obs)
White-rumped Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

RBA: HOODED ORIOLE (1 adult male) *NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC*
Location: Private Home - Bowen Island
Reported: June 8 (fide Judith McBride)
Hooded Oriole on Bowen Island - Photo: Judith McBride

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE on Indian River Rd -Squamish
Reported: June 8 (Josh Brown and Liron Gerstman)

Long-billed Curlew (1)
Location: Briefly off the second benches at Brunswick Point before flying towards Coal Port - Delta
Reported: June 8 (Mike and Sharon Toochin) 

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 male)
Location: Landed briefly in tree HERE on Harris Rd then took off south - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 6 (Yousif Attia)  

Veery (1)
Location: Here on dyke off McDonald Rd - Aggasiz
Reported: June 3 (John Vooys)

American White Pelicans (33)
Location: Flying North over Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: June 2 (Bruce Hogg)

Northern Mockingbird (1)
Location: In the northwest corner of west field opposite the tower on a tree singing at Reifel - Delta
Reported: May 29-June 1 (Brian Self, m.obs)
Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: On the beach by the farmhouse and Canada Flag at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 1 (Liz Stewart)

Franklin’s Gull (4 adults in breeding)
Location: Viewed by scope off second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 30 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalaropes

Location: 2 in mansion pond between 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: May 30 (Kathryn Milligan)

Location: 5 in SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 23-30 (Jim Davie, m.obs)

Location: 4 in front of second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23-24 (Mike Toochin et al., m.obs) 

Location: 7 HERE on 0 Ave - Langley
Reported: May 22 (Wim Vesseur, m.obs)

Location: 2 in small pond by parking lot at Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: May 21 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)
Female Wilson's Phalarope in Langley - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Wandering Tattler (1)
Location:  Between marker 136 and 2nd shelter on the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported:  May 28-29 (Tak Shibata, m.obs)
Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: HERE on YVR fence on Ferguson Rd - Richmond 
Reported: May 29 (Ben and Alexa Freeman, m.obs)

Lapland Longspur (1)
Location: Marker 152 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond 
Reported: May 28 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)
Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Mike Fung 

RBA: BLACK-THROATED SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE and HERE at the community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 27-28 (David Schutz, m.obs)
Black-throated Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: David Schutz


American White Pelicans (28)
Location: Flying north from Island 22 Park - Chilliwack 
Reported: May 28 (John Gordon)

Redhead (2)
Location: Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: May 27-28 (Jim Palmer, m.obs)

Dusky Flycatchers (2)

Location: 1 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: May 28 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 briefly in inner ponds then flew towards outflow pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 27 (Cole Gaerber and Mike Toochin)

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: HERE on Winnipeg St - Squamish 
Reported: May 28 (Jimmy Abbott)

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: Oliver’s Landing - Furry Creek 
Reported: May 26 (Daniel Eslake)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1) *Scope Required*
Location: In front of second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23-24 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)  

RBA: CURLEW SANDPIPER (1) *Scope Required*
Location: In front of second benches in Dunlin flock at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Curlew Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (1 male)
Location: Hit a window at a private home - Vancouver
Reported: May 23 (Eric Kowalski)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Vancouver - Photo: Eric Kowalski

SWAINSON’S HAWK (1)
Location: Flying east over Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 22 (Sue Flecker)
Swainson’s Hawk in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker 

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE on dyke at Pitt-Addington Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 22 (Doug Martin, m.obs)
Vesper Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Rosemary Clapham 

American White Pelicans

Location: Flying south over Iona south jetty - Richmond
Reported: May 22 (Peter Lypkie)

Location: 26 last seen sitting on the water in front of the Iona washrooms. First seen flying south over the Iona south jetty - Richmond
Reported: May 20-21 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 30 flying north over Harrison Lake - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: May 20 (Debora Soutar)

Location: 50 flying north over Minnekhada Park - Coquitlam
Reported: May 19 (Madalina Nedelcu)
American White Pelicans in Richmond - Photo: Andrew Boycott

House Wrens

Location: 1 in the NE corner of community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam Reported: May 22 (Mike and Sharon Toochin)

Location: 1 singing from HERE along the West Dyke Trail - Richmond
Reported: May 18 (Yousif Attia)

RBA: EASTERN PHOEBE (1)
Location: Seen HERE and HERE at Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 21 (Blake Noelte, m.obs)
Eastern Phoebe in Vancouver - Photo: Blake Noelte

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: By the gate at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 21 (Sharon and Mike Toochin)

Redheads

Location: 3 Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: May 18-21 (Cos van Wermeskerken)

Location: 2 HERE - Squamish
Reported: May 15 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 4 scoped in front of second benches at Brunswick Point -Delta
Reported: May 13 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 1 at the pond at Vanier Park - Vancouver 
Reported: May 6-13 (Stella Atkins and Sara Harris, m.obs)

Location: 13 viewed by scope off Crescent Beach at the end of Sullivan Street - Surrey
Reported: May 6 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Redhead in Vancouver - photo: Evan Larsan

Solitary Sandpiper (1, previously 2)
Location: HERE (view from blind off parking lot enter near Crab Shop) at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: April 26-May 19 (Rob Lyske and Mark Stevens, m.obs)  

Western Kingbirds (2)

Location: 1 HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 18 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 HERE at Garibaldi Springs Resort - Squamish
Reported: May 16-17 (Chris Murrell, m.obs)

Baird's Sandpiper (1)
Location: SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 14-16 (Grant Edwards) 

Red Knots (4)
Location: scoped in front of second benches at Brunswick Point -Delta
Reported: May 13-16 (Ilya Povalyaev) 

American Redstart (1)
Location: Loop Trail at Cheam Lake - Rosedale
Reported: May 16 (Gord Gadsden)

COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD (1 male) *See Main Page*
*Home is now closed to the public*
Location: Private Home - Maple Ridge 
Reported: May 13-16 (Freda du Plessis, m.obs)
Costa's Hummingbird in Maple Ridge - Photo: Sabine Decamp

SWAINSON’S HAWKS 

Location: 1 first year light morph nw of 80 Avenue at Harvie Road. Last seen drifting nw towards Tynehead Park - Surrey 
Reported: May 14 (Dan Tyson)
 
Location: 1 Flying east over Blaney Bog - Maple Ridge
Reported: May 14 (Kaichi Huang but seen as well by Aidan Branch)

Location: 2 flying over the corner of McDermott and Campbell Rds - Abbotsford
Reported: May 8 (Gord Gadsden)
Swainson's Hawk in Maple Ridge - Photo: Kaichi Huang

CLARK’S GREBE (1)
Location: Scoped from end of pier in Western Grebe flock at White Rock Pier - White Rock
Reported: May 13 (Frank Lin, m.obs)
Video of the bird can be seen HERE

Dusky Flycatcher (1)
Location: HERE briefly at Iona inner pond - Richmond
Reported: May 13 (Kaichi Huang)
Dusky Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Kaichi Huang

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Turf farm on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: May 13 (Roger Foxall, m.obs)

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 3 in NE and SW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 24-May 14 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 12 (Evan Larson)

Location: 1 at the south end of Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: May 8 (Edward Nygren)

Location: 1 at the pond at Memorial South Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 1 -2 (Sabine Jessen and Ian Burgess)

Location: 2 at Gladwin Pond - Abbotsford
Reported: April 29 (Ed Klassen and John Vooys)

Location: 1 at Bonson Rd Pond - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 27 (Mario Lam)
Solitary Sandpiper in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Mario Lam

Say's Phoebe (1)
Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 12 (Carol Turnbull)
Say's Phoebe in Coquitlam - Photo: Carol Turnbull

CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (1 male and 1 female) 
*Please social distance and wear masks at this site*
Location: Seen HERE at QE Park - Vancouver 
Reported: May 7-11 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)
Male Calliope Hummingbird in Vancouver - Photo: Liron Gertsman

Blue Jay (1)
Location: At the corner of Tyson Rd and Insley Avenue and seen at Dayton Rd and Insley Ave and on Dover St - Chilliwack  
Reported: May 9-11 (Emily Hood, m.obs)
Blue Jay in Chilliwack - Photo: Emily Hood

Northern Goshawk (1)
Location: Flying over the peak of Elk Mtn. - Chilliwack 
Reported: May 11 (Gord Gadsden)

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)
Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: May 9 (B. Wilson, m.obs)
Lewis’s Woodpecker in Squamish - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: End of South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 9 (Tak Shibata)
Pacific Golden-Plover in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

American White Pelicans (13-15)
Location: Scoped from second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 7-9 (Graham Sorenson, m.obs) 

Dusky Flycatcher (2)

Location: 1 HERE on white cherry trees at Paulik Park - Richmond 
Reported: May 7-8 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at the old Garibaldi Springs Golf Course accessed around the south end of the Executive Suites Hotel - Squamish 
Reported: May 8 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Park - Richmond
Reported: May 6 (Melissa Hafting and Mike Toochin, m.obs)
Dusky Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Brian Avent

LEWIS’S WOODPECKER (1)
Location: Seen briefly at East Beach at Maplewood Flats before it was seen flying east and far away from Maplewood - North Van
Reported: May 8 (Dave Olson, m.obs)
Lewis’s Woodpecker in North Van - Photo: Dave Olson

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at Oliver’s Landing - Furry Creek
Reported: May 7 (Ken Wright)
Vesper Sparrow in Furry Creek - Photo: Ken Wright 

Western Kingbird (3)

Location: 1 last seen sitting on telephone wire HERE on Rannie Rd. First seen 100 m north of entrance to Swaneset Golf Course - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 6 (Dave Schutz, m.obs)

Loxation: 1 on Ferguson Rd near Horse Stable - Richmond
Reported: May 6 (Paul Swinton)

Location: 1 HERE at Otter Point at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 6 (Rob Lyske)
Western Kingbird in Pitt Meaodws - Photo: Dave Schutz

COMMON GRACKLE (1)
Location: Seen briefly HERE before flying East - Columbia Valley
Reported: May 5 (Gord Gadsden)

YELLOW-BILLED LOON (1 Juv)
Location: Last seen off the Crescent Beach Pier. Previously seen HERE in Nicomekl River at Elgin Park. Also seen by scope off the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 27/20-May 4/21 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)
Yellow-billed Loon in Surrey - Photo: Anton G. Deise

Lazuli Bunting (1 early)
Location: HERE in field on 160th St - Surrey 
Reported: May 4 (Dan Tyson) 

California Scrub-Jays
Location: 1 last seen on Mcneeleys Way near Ladner Harbour Park. (Also seen HERE at River's Reach) - Ladner
Reported: Oct 30/20-May 4/21 (David Bradley, m.obs)
California Scrub-Jay in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Common Teal (1)
Location: Base of Iona causeway - Richmond
Reported: May 4 (Yousif Attia)

Western Kingbird (3)

Location:  1 seen at the sw corner of the DND facility and also at the Page Rd parking lot at Matsqui Park - Abbotsford
Reported: May 1-4 (Nick Balachanoff)

Location: 2 sitting on tree HERE on Dyke Rd near Gray Ave - Abbotsford
Reported: April 28-May 2 (Krissi Martin, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meaodws
Reported: May 1 (Kevin Wagner)

Location: 1 HERE on 224th St - Maple Ridge
Reported: April 29 (Imelda Yang)
Western Kingbird in Abbotsford - Photo: Krissi Martin

SAGE THRASHER (1) *injured bird* *Please do not use playback on this endangered bird!*
Location: HERE on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail, 150 m west of the junction of the Shaughnessy St Trail and the Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 1-2 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)
Sage Thrasher in Coquitlam - Photo: Mike Farnworth

RBA: SNOWY PLOVER (1)
Location: HERE on the beach at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 1 (Simon Valdez-Juarez)
Snowy Plover in Richmond - Photo: Simon Valdez-Juarez 

American White Pelicans

Location: 5 flying over Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: May 1 (Jonathan Pap)

Location: 5 in US waters viewable by scope from the southern most end of White Rock Beach - White Rock
Reported: April 30 (Robin Holm)

Dusky Flycatcher (1)
Location: HERE at Campbell Valley Park - Langley
Reported: April 30 (Kathryn Milligan and Debbi Hlady, m.obs)
Dusky Flycatcher in Langley - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Red-naped Sapsucker (1 adult female)
Location: HERE in cherry trees in NE corner of golf course at QE Park - Vancouver 
Reported: April 28-30 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)
Female Red-naped Sapsucker in Vancouver - Photo: Sabine Jessen

American White Pelicans (up to 32)
Location: Last seen HERE (accessed from the nature dyke trail) on the water in Katzie Marsh at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 27-29 (Wayne Weber, m.obs)
American White Pelicans in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Sabine Jessen

Baird’s Sandpiper (1) *rare in spring*
Location: 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: April 28 (Kathryn Milligan and Debbie Hlady) 
Baird’s Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kathryn Milligan 

Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: HERE on logs at Otter Point at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: April 25 (Mark Stevens)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1 adult)
Location: In field HERE viewed by scope on Tamboline Rd - Delta
Reported: April 24 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs) 

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (1)
Location: Flying over the lodge parking lot at Cypress - West Vancouver  
Reported: April 24 (Yousif Attia)

American White Pelican (5)
Location: Seen off viewing platform at Sandpiper Golf Course at Eagle Point Park - Harrison Mills
Reported: April 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Golden Eagle (1)
Location: Flying over Cheam Lake - Popkum
Reported: April 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Great Egret (1)
Location: Viewed briefly by scope off the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park before flying off - Surrey
Reported: April 21 (Frank Lin)
Great Egret in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

American White Pelican (8)

Location: 4 on the water viewed by scope from the dyke at the end of Westminster Hwy, Blundell or Francis Rd or from the north end of Garry Point Park - Richmond
Reported: April 20 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Location: 4 Flew westbound over Jericho (did not land) - Vancouver
Reported: April 19 (Evan Larson et al.)
American White Pelicans in Vancover - Photo: Evan Larson 

Lapland Longspur (1)
Location: Viewed by scope on turf farm in 72nd St - Delta
Reported: April 20 (Ken Klimko, m.obs)

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: Between the NE and SE ponds at Iona - Richmond 
Reported: April 19-20 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)

Blue Jay (2)

Location: 1 seen HERE and HERE at Ladner Harbour Park (Also seen HERE at River's Reach) - Delta
Reported: Nov 7/20-April 20/21 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE coming to peanut feeder on Ainsworth Crescent - Richmond
Reported: Dec 27-April 2 (Jim McDougall, m.obs)
Blue Jay in Delta - Photo: Zach Westfall

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 1 HERE in Steller's Jay flock - Squamish
Reported: Dec 3/20-April 18/21 (Chris Dale, m.obs) 

Location: 1 at 258 Hart St - Coquitlam
Reported: March 11-April 10 (J. Sharman)

Location: 1 sitting on wire of vacant lot at 96th St and Ladner Truck Rd (east of Tim Hortons) - Delta
Reported: Oct 10/20-March 20/21 (Peter Candido, m.obs)

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 2 at the water plant at Rice Lake - North Van
Reported: April 20 (John Fisher)

Location: 1 at empty parking lot at Harbourside Park - North Van
Reported: April 16-17 (John Kalman)

Location: 3 by tower at Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: April 1-14 (Debbie Upton)

Location: Up to 13 HERE (between duck pond and pump house) at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: March 15-April 11 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Location: 2 on fence at the north end of Abbotsford Airport
Reported: April 2-11 (Guy Pambrun)

Location: HERE on Trim Rd - Delta
Reported: Apil 11 (Monica Nugent)

Location: Up to 50 HERE at Squamish Estuary
Reported: March 19-April 13 (Grant Danielson, m.obs)

Location: 2 at Bayly Park - Whistler
Reported: April 8 (NM)

Location: 2 on logs on beach, west of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 2-6 (Kat McGrath, m.obs)
Mountain Bluebird in Richmond - Photo: Kat McGrath

Redheads (3 females)

Location: 1 in ditch HERE to the right of the junction of the Shaughnessy Trail and Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam 
Reported: March 30-April 19 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the west pond at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Jan 10-April 5 (Doug Martin, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the pond at Cloverdale Youth Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 27/20-March 16/21 (Doug Cooper, m.obs)
Redhead in Surrey - Photos: Andrew Boycott

YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (1 immature)
Location: Last seen in trees HERE and HERE at Pebble Hill Park near the 3rd Ave entrance - Delta
Reported: April 11-18 (Debbie Wheeler, m.obs) 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Delta - Photo: Chris McVittie

Blue-winged Teal (1 male, early)
Location: Main outer pond by boardwalk and seen in the SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 5-16 (Krissi Martin, m.obs)

Solitary Sandpiper (1)
Location: HERE at Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: April 16 (Cos van Wermeskeren)
Solitary Sandpier in Langley - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE under the pedestrian bridge near the railway tracks at Lower Mackay Creek at Harbourside Park - North Van
Reported: April 5-15 (John Kalman, m.obs)   

Vesper Sparrows (2)

Location: 1 at Hope Airport
Reported: April 15 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 HERE on gravel path near the community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: April 13 (Kathleen McEachern and Nancy Taylor) 
Vesper Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: Kathleen McEachern

Lapland Longspur (2)

Location: 1 in the SW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 11-13 (Yousif Attia and Mike Klotz, m.obs) 

Location: 1 feeding HERE on beach at English Bay - Vancouver
Reported: April 13 (Mike Boyd, m.obs)
Lapland Longspur in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Red-naped Sapsucker (2)

Location: 1 male last seen on cedar tree HERE. First seen on a fir tree HERE (east of Totem Poles) at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 12-13 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 1 male seen in trees HERE at Pebble Hill Park near the 3rd Ave entrance - Delta
Reported: April 12 (Keith Riding and Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)
Red-naped Sapsucker in Delta - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Long-billed Curlews (4)

Location: On the mud near the boat launch at Pitt Lake - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 13 (Moose Stoffregen, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at the estuary - Squamish
Reported: April 7-12 (Grant Danielson)

Location: 1 HERE briefly on field on Westham Island before flying NE - Delta
Reported: April 7 (Jeremy Gatten)
Long-billed Curlew in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Say’s Phoebes

Location: 1 HERE at Colony Farm - Colony
Reported: April 11 (Sarah Cutting)

Location: 1 seen briefly perched on washroom building  then flew towards woodlot at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 11 (Julian Heavyside)

Location: 1 HERE at Bayly Park - Whistler
Reported: April 8-11 (Nancy Mackay, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on beach logs at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: April 6 (Ian Burgess)

Location: 1 on the beach at the foot of Alma (near Jericho Park) - Vancouver
Reported: April 1 (Rosemary and Paul Clapham, m.obs)
Say’s Phoebe in Vancouver - Photo: Rosemary Clapham

Horned Lark (2)
Location: Seeen HERE birefly before taking flight over Iona Beach - Richmond
Reported: April 11 (Julian Heavyside)

Common Teals

Location: 1 on the East mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Dec 12/20-April 11/21 (Rob Lyske, m.obs) 

Location: 1 at the north end of Dyke Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: April 7 (Dan Tyson)

Willet (1)
Location: Mostly seen between 96-104th St but also seen at 112th St. at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 18/20-April 11/21 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)
Willet in Delta - Photo: Steve Juhasz

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: 1 HERE at the main outer pond also seen near gate to inner ponds at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 18/20-April 11/21 (Kathryn Milligan, m.obs) 
Swamp Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (1)
Location: HERE feeding on grassy area near parkade at UBC - Vancouver
Reported:  April 8 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Vancouver - Photo: Kaichi Huang

Sora (rare in winter) *no longer rare in April and will no longer be updated*

Location: 1-2 at duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam 
Reported: Jan 21-April 8 (Josh Brown, m.obs) 

Location: 1 at the main outer pond near the boardwalk at Iona - Richmond
Reported: March 5-16 (Ashley Phley van der Pouw Kraan, m.obs)
Sora in Coquitlam - Photo: Bob Moore

Snow Bunting (1)
Location: Grasslands close to the windsurfing spit (East Field) at Squamish Estuary 
Reported: Marrch 31-April 5 (Chris Dale)

LESSER GOLDFINCHES (2)
Location: HERE feeding on plants along shoreline between wharf B and wharf C at Ladner Harbour Park - Delta
Reported: March 25-April 4 (Jeremy Gatten, m.obs)
Male Lesser Goldfinch in Delta - Photo: Ian Burgess

Townsend's Solitaire (1) (no longer rare in April and will not be updated further)*
Location: Eating red berries at Granville Park at the corner of Burrard St and W 15th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: March 13-April 4 (fide Liron Gerstman, m.obs)
Townsend’s Solitaire in Vancouver - Photo: Liron Gerstman

Snow Bunting (1)
Location: On boardwalk at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby 
Reported: April 3 (Noel Roy, m.obs)
Snow Bunting in Burnaby - Photo: James Park

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 1 near mansion with pond by 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: March 30 (Liz Stewart, m.obs)

Location: 3 at Koerner Rd near Rannie Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: March 29-April 10 (Mark McAnally, m.obs)

Location: 1 male at Slocan and Yale - Vancouver
Reported: March 25 (Dan Pontalti)

Location: 2 at west salt marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: March 19 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Location: 1 by totem poles at Burnaby Mtn - Burnaby
Reported: March 15 (Craig Huish, m.obs)

Location: 3 at Hope Airport
Reported: March 9-14 (Ed Klassen, m.obs) 

Location: 1 female HERE in cottonwood on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam 
Reported: Jan 16-March 13 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs) 

Location: 2 at Campbell Rd near McDermott Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: March 13 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 male HERE at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: March 12 (Josh Brown)

Location: 1 on Ferguson Rd airport fence - Richmond
Reported: March 9 (Kendra Bisbing)

Location: 7 in berry field in the 100 block of Columbia Valley Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: March 7 (Ed Klassen)

Say's Phoebe (2)
Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: March 19-26 (Chris Dale, m.obs)  

Snow Buntings

Location: 3 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 26/20-March 24/21 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the end of the south jetty and also seen at marker 196 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Feb 25-March 11 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)
Snow Bunting in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD (1) 
Location: Stand HERE and look to holly tree HERE in the marsh (best viewed by scope) at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Nov 8/20-March 23/21 (Don McKinnon and Francis Jones, m.obs)
Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Francis Jones

Common Teals

Location: 1 at Ladner Harbour Park near the car bridge - Delta
Reported: March 23 (Hui Sim)

Location: 1 HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: March 15-17 (Roger Foxall, m.obs)

Reported: Nov 21/20-March 18/21 (Larry Cowan, m.obs)
Location: 1 HERE on Kennedy Rd - Pitt Meadows

Location: 2 at Canoe Pass - Delta
Reported: Dec 31/20-March 12/21 (Kat McGrath, m.obs)

Location: Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: March 5 (James Park)

Location: 1 on the north side of inlet along Shoreline Trail at Shoreline Park - Port Moody
Reported: Jan 23-Feb 24 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)
Common Teal in Delta - Photo: Kat McGrath

Golden Eagle (1 immature)
Location: HERE in tree off 152nd St - Surrey
**Please park on wide shoulder and stay off busy road.**
**Please do not trespass in farmer’s field and view from road**
Reported: March 13-20 (Costel Necula, m.obs)
Golden Eagle in Surrey - Photo: Andrew Boycott

American Tree Sparrow (Up to 5)
Location: Seen HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Jan 21-March 20 (Grant Edwards, m.obs) 
American Tree Sparrow in Surrey - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Say’s Phoebes (3)

Location: 1 in front of sewage plant by the admin building (also seen by yellow gate and in marsh across from plant) at Iona - Richmond
Reported: March 14-17 (Kay and Stephen Jollymore, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Hope Airport
Reported: March 5-14 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: March 11 (Glen Bodie, m.obs)
Say’s Phoebe in Richmond - Photo: James Park

Lapland Longspur (3)
Location: HERE on Pemberton Meadows Rd before you turn off to Hurley FSR - Pemberton
Reported: March 16 (Liz Barrett)
1 of 3 Lapland Longspurs in Pemberton - Photo: Liz Barrett

Pine Grosbeak (1)
Location: Flying over Mystery Peak at Mt. Seymour - North Van
Reported: March 14 (Sean Jenniskens)

Golden Eagle (3 adults)
Location: Last seen on tree on Campbell Rd between Tolmie Rd and Interprovincial HWY. Also seen on Tolmie Rd west of Campbell Rd. Also seen On Marion Rd west of Campbell Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 10/20-March 13/21 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)
Golden Eagle in Abbotsford - Photo: Raymond Ng

Gyrfalcons 

Location: 1 adult last seen sitting on tower at 210 St and Golden Ears Way - Maple Ridge. Also seen on Middleton Rd and in trees along Neaves Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 18/20-March 9/21 (Krissi Martin, m.obs)

Location: 1 juv on power poles on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 23/20-Feb 23/21 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

Location: 1 juv on Dixon Rd near Wells Line - Abbotsford
Reported: Feb 7 (Jean Turner)

Location: 1 adult on tree on McDermott Rd near Wells Line Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 29/20-Jan 13/21 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)
Gyrfalcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Mike Tabak

Pine Grosbeaks 

Location: Up to 5 last seen HERE
 eating crabapples at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Dec 1/20- March 8/21 (Brett Brown, m.obs)

Location: Up to 12 last seen HERE. Previously seen  HERE and HERE at Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: Nov 26/20-March 7/21 (Chris Dale)

Location: Up to 13 last seen HERE on Rannie Rd Also seen on Rannie Rd between the yellow gate and Grant Narrows parking lot - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 30-Feb 10 (David Schutz, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE on 203 St - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Feb 9 (Sean Jenniskens)
Pine Grosbeak in North Van - Photo: James Park

Golden Eagles (2)
Location: Flying over Sumas Central Rd Heading towards the Mtn - Chilliwack
Reported: March 6 (Gord Gadsden) 

Snow Bunting (1)
Location: Lagoon at Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: March 4 (Neal Doan)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: 1 on the west dyke at the foot of Francis Rd - Richmond
Reported: March 2-3 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Redheads

Location: 2 males at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Jan 25-Feb 24 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Location: 1 female at the North Creek Duck Pond - Surrey
Reported: Feb 19 (Cheryl Bernard)

Location: 1 female at Yorkson Pond - Langley
Reported: Feb 4 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 male at Kilby provincial campsite - Harrison Mills
Reported: Jan 14 (Gord Gadsden)

White-winged Crossbill (Up to 38)
Location: Last seen in conifers near the bridge along the trail on the west side of the train tracks directly west of the Vancouver St entrance. Also seen HERE in the north field at the Squamish Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Jan 26-March 4 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Chipping Sparrow (3) *late*
Location: Last seen in an oak tree near 13237 Hale Rd. Previously seen HERE on Hale Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 6/20-March 3/21 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
1 of 3 Chipping Sparrows in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Lapland Longspurs (Up to 71)
Location: Banford Rd south of Prairie Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 15-March 1 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs) 

Horned Larks (Up to 20)
Location: Banford Rd south of Prairie Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 24-March 1 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Golden Eagle (1)
Location: Flying over Banford Rd heading towards the Mtn - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 28 (Gord Gadsden)

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 male)
Location: Last seen in mixed blackbird flock at 21145 Golden Ears Way. Also seen in blackbird flock at 216th St and Thornton Ave - Maple Ridge
Reported: Feb 24-26 (Elise Carelse, m.obs)
Yellow-blackbird in Maple Ridge - Photo: Elise Carelse

BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE (2)

Location: 1 last seen  HERE  by Cecil Green House at Cecil Green Park. Previously seen HERE at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 8-25 (Daniel Sveinson, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen at Lighthouse Park Point Roberts - WA (not accessible to Canadians due to border closure). This is most likely the same bird seen ten days prior at Deltaport in Canada (see below) 
Reported: Feb 24 (Gregory Porter)

Location: 1 at the maintenance building at Deltaport at Roberts Bank (not in a publicly accessible area) - Delta
Reported: Feb 5-14 (Rocky Hildebrand) 
Black-billed Magpie in Vancouver - Photo: Daniel Sveinson

Red Knot (up to 3)
Location: 1 at the foot of 104th St and 2 on the pilings between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 7-Feb 24 (Mike Toochin and Sean Jenniskens, m.obs)
Red Knot (L) in Delta - Photo: Cos Van Wermeskerken

Northern Goshawk (1 adult) 
Location: South side of the SW marsh and the central dyke at Reifel - Delta 
Reported: Feb 13-23 (Mike Toochin, Sharon Toochin and Kathleen Fry)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: HERE on Walnut St but also seen along on Urdal Rd - Pemberton
Reported: Feb 16-23 (Allen McEwan, m.obs)
Rusty Blackbird in Pemberton - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Glaucous Gulls

Location: 2 adults HERE on 96th St near Burns Dr. - Delta
Reported: Feb 1-22 (Kathryn Milligan, Kevin Louth and Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Location: 1 second winter on Prairie Central Rd near Gibson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 20 (Gord Gadsden) 

Location: 1 first winter on Banford Rd south of Prairie Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 20 (Ed Klassen)

Location: 1 first winter last seen in field west of Prest Rd across the hwy from the airport. Previously seen in field south of Hwy 1 on Luckakuck Way. Previously seen in field between Hwy 1 and Prairie Central Rd east of Chilliwack River Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 17-Feb 4 (Gord Gadsden)
Glaucous Gull in Delta - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Prairie Falcons (2)

Location: 1 last seen on a tree on Connecting Rd (between McKechnie Rd and Sharpe. Previously seen on Ladner Rd near the Golden Eagle Golf Course. Previously seen on Rannie Rd and Dewdney Trunk Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 22/20-Feb 21/21 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen on Nelles Rd west of Whatcom Rd. Previously seen on Angus Campbell Rd north of Vye Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 2-Feb 15 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)
Prairie Falcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Raymond Ng

White-winged Crossbills (22)
Location: Feeding in alders HERE on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Feb 18 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)
White-winged Crossbill in Coquitlam - Photo: Dan Tyson
 
Northern Goshawk (2 adult)

Location: HERE at Garibaldi Springs - Squamish 
Reported: Feb 22 (Chris Murrell)

Location: Squamish River Estuary
Reported: Feb 15 (Chris Dale)

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 2 on the dyke HERE near the electrical fenced area between 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 3-Feb 11 (Brent Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 3 on dyke 1.4 km west of 224th St (near Blaney Bog) - Maple Ridge
Reported: Jan 19 (Carlo Giovanella)
American Tree Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Peter Candido

Swamp Sparrow
Location: 1 HERE at Campbell Valley Park - Langley
Reported: Feb 7 (Andrew Boycott and Alana Froese)

Barn Swallows

Location: 2 flying at 72nd St and between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 19-Feb 4 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying around west salt marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Jan 23 (Stephen Partington and Gail Kenner)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: In tree in front of 3886 West 11th Ave. Also seen in tree in front of 3880 West 12th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Jan 31-Feb 1 (Zac Fedder, m.obs)
Townsend’s Solitaire in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

Common Yellowthroat (1 female) *late*
Location: Last seen HERE. Previously seen HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Dec 29/20-Jan 29/21 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Common Yellowthroat in Surrey - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Swamp Sparrows

Location: 1 off the Vancouver St access on the NE side of tracks at the Squamish Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Jan 26-28 (Christopher Di Corrado, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at North Creek Duck Pond - Surrey
Reported: Jan 11-14 (Andrew Boycott and Alana Froese, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Blaney Bog - Maple Ridge
Reported: Jan 3-7 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (2)
Location: HERE on Pemberton Farm Rd - Pemberton
Reported: Jan 23-24 (Tonette McEwan)

Mountain Bluebird (3)
Location: HERE at Industrial Way and Progress Way - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 3-19 (Dave Pepper, m.obs)

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 male) *Open to Public*
Location: Contact the RBA to visit this private home - Pemberton
Reported: Jan 17-23 (Tonette McEwan, m.obs)
*Please be respectful of private property, wear a mask, social distance and do not block driveways*
Lesser Goldfinch in Pemberton - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Last seen at the Foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 4-22 (Peter Candido, m.obs)
Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Western Tanager (1 female, rare in winter)
Location: 2621 Woodland Dr - Vancouver
Reported: Jan 21 (Dave Olson)
Western Tanager in Vancouver - Photo: Dave Olson

Ruddy Turnstone (1)
Location: End of south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Jan 9-20 (Harold Eyster and John Chandler, m.obs)
Ruddy Turnstone in Richmond - Photo: Peter Lypkie

Snow Bunting (1)
Location: 1 at the 2nd shelter on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Jan 17 (Adam Jermakow)

Lapland Longspur (2)
Location: Flyover HERE on Robertson Rd - Delta
Reported: Jan 16 (Melissa Hafting, Ilya Povalyaev, Bridget Spencer)

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: Flying over Annis Rd and Hwy 1 - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 16 (Dave Beeke) 

CASSIN'S FINCH (1 female) *not open to public*
Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: Jan 15 (Moose Stoffregen)
Cassin's Finch in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: sitting on building at Bailey Landfill - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 15 (Marc Sole) 

Common Teals

Location: 1 at SW Inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Jan 13 (Evan Larson)

Location: 1 in ditch on Thompson Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 6 (Larry Cowan)

Location: 1 HERE at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported:  Dec 27-28 (Dave Olson)

Location: 1 at Surrey Lake Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 24 (Frank Lin)

Pine Grosbeaks

Location: 6 HERE on Rannie Rd near Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 10 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 1 in the 20200 Block of 93B Ave - Langley
Reported: Jan 10 (Dan Tyson)

Location: HERE at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Jan 6 (Istvan Orosi)

Location: 8 feeding HERE and previously seen HERE on 224th St - Maple Ridge
Reported: Jan 2-6 (Alaina O’Byrne, m.obs)

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: Flying over Diefenbaker Park - Tsawwassen
Reported: Jan 3 (Kris Klimko)

Glaucous Gull (1 first winter)
Location: 1 on turf farm on 72nd St near Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 19-31 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)
Glaucous Gull in Delta - Photo: Kevin Louth

Blue Jays (2)

Location: 1 at a private home on Ocean Park Lane on Bowen Island - West Van
Reported: Dec 31 (Jane Buckle)

Swamp Sparrow
Location: 1 HERE at Squamish River Estaury - Squamish
Reported: Dec 27-31 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Pine Grosbeaks

Location: 1 at the entrance to Avalon Trail at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Dec 31 (Istvan Orosi)

Location: 3 HERE at Surrey Bend Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 29 (John Reynolds)

American Tree Sparrows (4)
Location: Near Watch Tower 2 in Brambles at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Dec 27 (Monica Nugent and Debbie Wheeler)

Glaucous Gull (1 first winter)
Location: HERE at Kanaka Creek - Maple Ridge
Reported: Dec 26 (Kathleen McEachearn)

Northern Goshawk (1 adult)
Location: In tree on 150th St near Sunnyside Lawn Cemetary - Surrey
Reported: Dec 25 (Alison Evely)

Northern Goshawk (1)
Location: On Pumphouse Trail near duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 23 (Colin Clasen)

Gyrfalcon (1)
Location: Adult on tree near Nathan Creek Dyke - Langley
Reported: Dec 23 (Ted  Goshulak)

Snow Bunting (1)
Location: 1 at the 1st shelter on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Dec 22 (Liam Irwin)

Glaucous Gulls (first winters)

Location: 3 at the Lickman Rd parking lot off the Rotary Trail - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 3-21 (Jamie Gadsden, m.obs)

Location:1 in a field on McGuire and Chilliwack River Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 17 (Gord Gadsden)

YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (1 Immature)
*Not open to General Public - Open to members only*
Location: Richmond Country Club on Steveston Hwy - Richmond
Reported: Dec 20 (Ken Willis)
Immature Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Richmond - Photo: Ken Willis

Common Redpoll (3)
Location: HERE in alders at Malkin Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 20 (Cole Garber)

California Scrub-Jay (1)
Location: At the end of Mackey Crescent - Agassiz
Reported: Nov 26-Dec 14 (Kevin Jones, m.obs)

Glaucous Gulls (immatures)

Location: 1 in a field on McDermott and Wellsline Rds - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 2 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 in field on McGuire Rd West of Prest Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 1 (Gord Gadsden) 

Redhead (1 male)
Location: Green Timbers Lake - Surrey
Reported: Dec 19  (fide Frank Lin)

Northern Goshawk (1)
Location: Last seen HERE. Previously seen  HERE and HERE at Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: Nov 23-Dec 19 (Chris Dale)
Northern Goshawk in Squamish - Photo: Chris Dale

Yellow Warbler (1) *late* 
*1st Dec Record for Metro Vancouver*
Location: HERE at Garry Point Park - Richmond 
Reported: Nov 28-Dec 17 (Alan Moat, m.obs)
Yellow Warbler in Richmond - Photo: Alan Moat

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Nov 7-Dec 17 (Andrew Boycott and Alanna Froese)
Swamp Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Andrew Boycott

LEAST FLYCATCHER (1) 
*1st Dec Record for Metro Vancouver*
Location: HERE on the Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 5-12 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)
Least Flycatcher in Coquitlam - Photo: Mike Farnworth

Sora (1) *late*
Location: Colony Farm duck pond - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 12 (Sabine Jessen and Cameron Montgomery)
Sora in Coquitlam - Photo: Cameron Montgomery 

Common Redpoll (1)
Location: In birch HERE south of concession stand at the south end of Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 12 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)
Common Redpoll in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

Golden Eagle (1)
Location: 1 immature HERE at Widgeon Creek (boat access only) - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 3 (Dylan Paterson)
Golden Eagle in Coquitlam - Photo: Dylan Paterson

Turkey Vulture *late*
Location: Tenderfoot Creek Fish Hatchery - Squamish
Reported: Dec 12 (Tim Welsman)
*Hatchery is closed due to bear activity be bear aware*
Turkey Vulture in Squamish - Photo: Tim Welsman

Redhead (5)
Location: West pond at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Nov 1-Dec 12 (Mike Farnorth, m.obs)
Redhead in Port Coquitlam - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Barn Swallow (3) *late*

Location: 1 flying over East Dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Dec 12 (Brian Self)

Location: 1 at the foot of 104th and 1 at the frump house at 112 St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 10 (Peter Candido) 

Common Yellowthroat (2) *late*

Location: 1 last seen HERE at Surrey Bend Park -  Surrey
Reported: Dec 2-10 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs)

Location: 1 on 96th St south of the train tracks (near Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 4 (Kevin Louth)
Common Yellowthroat in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

White-winged Crossbill (1)
Location: Flyover near Lynn Canyon Park  -North Van
Reported: Dec 10 (Josh Brown)

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: Private Home - Vancouver
*Visitation can be arranged please contact the RBA*
Reported: Dec 7-8 (Liron Gerstman, m.obs)
American Tree Sparrow - Photo: Liron Gertsman

Pine Grosbeaks

Location: 12 at the top of Mystery Peak Chair at Seymour Mtn - North Van
Reported: Dec 1-5 (Rosemary and Paul Clapham)
*Microspikes are required for this hike*

Location: 1 female feeding on crabapples at the Avalon Entrance at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 28-29 (Z. D., m.obs)

Osprey (1) *late*
Location: Last seen perched by Second Beach swimming pool. Previously seen between Second Beach and Ferguson Point at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 4 (Allan Jensen et al.)
Osprey in Vancouver - Photo: Allan Jensen

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: On 96th St south of the train tracks (near Boundary Bay) in mixed blackbird flock - Delta
Reported: Dec 3 (Mike Tabak)

Bohemian Waxwing (1)
Location: Last seen HERE. Previously seen HERE at Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: Nov 23-Dec 3 (Chris Dale)
Bohemian Waxwing in Squamish - Photo: Chris Dale

Gyrfalcon (1)
Location: 1 on No. 3 Rd near yellow barn by Hwy 1 - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 2 (Gord Gadsden)

Glaucous Gulls (immatures)

Location: 1 in a field on McDermott and Wellsline Rds - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 2 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 in field on McGuire Rd West of Prest Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 1 (Gord Gadsden) 

Bohemian Waxwing (1)
Location: HERE at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 1 (Braden Kirkby)
Bohemian Waxwing in Port Coquitlam- Photo: Braden Kirkby

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 1 by farmhouse at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Nov 29 (David Hoar and Noreen Rudd)

Location: 1 female last seen in the East Salt Marsh. Previously seen HERE in the West Salt Marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Nov 21-29 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Location: 1 male east of 72nd St at the Boundary Bay dyke on Kings Links Golf Course - Delta
Reported: Nov 27 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 male at 28th Ave and 57b St - Delta
Reported: Nov 26 (Mike Tabak)
Mountain Bluebird in Delta - Photo: Mike Tabak

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: Briefly landed HERE on crabapples before flying north  - Richmond
Reported: Nov 29 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Northern Goshawk (1, reported)
Location: Flying west at Hwy 10 and 132nd St - Surrey
Reported: Nov 29 (Shawn Hilton)

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 female)
Location: Last seen in Pine Siskin flock at feeders at 264-67 St. Also seen at feeders at Seaview and 67 St. Also seen in cherry tree HERE on 67 St - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 21-28 (Kathryn Milligan and Debbie Hlady, m.obs)
*Please be respectful of private property, do not block driveways and do not point binoculars/cameras at people's windows. *
Lesser Goldfinch in Delta - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: On dyke HERE near the fenced off electrical area near 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 28 (Brent Diakow, m.obs)

White-winged Crossbill (3)
Location: In spruce tree at Mtv View Cemetery at the corner of 39th and Fraser - Vancouver 
Reported: Nov 28 (Keith Riding)

Turkey Vulture (1) *late*
Location: Flying over 67 St - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 28 (Graham Sorenson and Kristina Hick)

Blue Jay (1)
Location: 1 in tree HERE near #2 Rd bridge - Richmond
Reported: Nov 26 (John Chandler)

Harris’s Sparrow (1 immature)
Location: HERE on Robertson Rd in mixed sparrow flock on Westham Island - Delta
Reported: Nov 25 (Monica Nugent) 

White-winged Crossbill (5)

Location: 1 flying over 240th St and 8th Ave then relocated at 8th Ave and Murchie St - Fort Langley
Reported: Nov 22 (Viktor Vandereyk, m.obs)

Location: HERE in tree at SFU - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 21 (Kathryn Milligan)

Redheads

Location: 2 males in a pond behind 2400 - #7 Rd - Richmond
Reported: Nov 21 (George Clulow)

Location: 2 at the end of Whie Rock Pier - White Rock 
Reported: Nov 1-21 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)

Location: 1 in Cheam Slough - Agassiz
Reported: Nov 7 (Murray Brown)

Location: 1 male at the east end of Trout Lake -Vancouver
Reported: Nov 6 (Edward Nygren) 

Location: 1 male HERE in display ponds at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Oct 17-Nov 4 (Siobhan Powlowski, m.obs)
Redhead in Ladner - Photo: David Hoar

Snow Buntings

Location: 11 between marker 86 and 215 on S Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 24-Nov 21 (William O’Shea, m.obs)

Location: 13 in fields between 80th and 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Nov 13 (Kevin Louth) 

Location: 5 halfway down the south side of ferry jetty and 2 on the north side of the ferry jetty near taxi pullout - Delta
Reported: Oct 24-Nov 8 (Nigel Tate, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the south end of the gravel rd near the blueberry fields at Tuyttens Rd Wetlands - Agassiz
Reported: Nov 7 (Dave Beeke)

Rusty Blackbird (1 Female)
Location: Golden Ears Way and 210 St - Maple Ridge
Reported: Nov 19 (Mike Tabak)

Swainson’s Thrush (1) *late*
Location: HERE on the sea wall between Third Beach and Siwash Rock at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 16-17 (William Caulfield, m.obs)
Swainson's Thrush in Vancouver- Photo:  Mike Harrison

Western Tanager (1) *late*
Location: SW corner of Sardis Pond - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 17 (Gord Gadsden)

Chipping Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE on the road to the spit of the Squamish River Estuary in a flock of 50 juncos - Squamish
Reported: Nov 16 (Chris Dale)
Chipping Sparrow in Squamish - Photo: Chris Dale

Common Redpoll (1)
Location: Briefly seen in alder at the end of River Rd (before flying off East) at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Nov 16 (Dan Tyson)

Mountain Bluebird (1 female)
Location: East saltmarsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Nov 15-16 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)
Mountain Bluebird in North Van - Photo: Quentin Brown

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: By viewing tower at Great Blue Heron Reserve - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 17 (Jamie Gadsden)

Northern Goshawk (1 immature)
Location: HERE at Ladner Harbour Park - Ladner
Reported: Nov 14 (Mike Klotz and Carli Wyllie)
Northern Goshawk in Ladner - Photo: Mike Klotz

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches

Location: 2 at marker 49 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 14 (Sean Jenniskens)

Location: 1 at the trailhead to Cardiac Hill on Burnaby Mtn - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 14 (Adam Blake)

 Location: 2 at First Pump Peak on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Nov 8 (Warwick Board)
*Micro Spikes recomm
ended for the hike due to snow/ice* 

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Nov 11-14 (Liron Gerstman, m.obs)
Vesper Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Liron Gertsman

Ancient Murrelets 

Location: 5 off the end of White Rock Pier - White Rock
Reported: Nov 11-14 (Evan Larson, m.obs)

Location: 8 scoped off Acadia Beach - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 9-10 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Location: 1 scoped off Cecil Green Park at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 9 (Kathryn Milligan)

Location: 2 Scoped off Whytecliff Park from main viewing point HERE - West Van
Reported: Nov 7 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 6 Scoped from the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 2-5 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)  

Prairie Merlin (1 male)
Location: Hunting over fields between 80th and 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Nov 13 (Kevin Louth) 

Green Heron (1) *late
Location: NW corner of Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: Nov 10 -12 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)  

Sora (1) *late
Location: HERE at North Creek Duck Pond - Surrey
Reported: Nov 12 (Andrew Boycott and Alanna Froese, m.obs)

Mountain Bluebird (1)
Location: Flew by the interpretive centre at Great Blue Heron Reserve - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 11 (Gord Gadsden)

White-winged Crossbills 

Location: 50 HERE on Cypress Bowl Rd near Highview Lookout - West Van
Reported: Nov 11 (Andrew Boycott and Alanna Froese)

Location: 30 at St. Mark’s Summit at Cypress Mtn. - West Van
Reported: Nov 9 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 50 flying north over the main pond at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Nov 9 (Liron Gertsman)

Location: 18-30 near the top of Mystery Peak Chair on Mount Seymour - North Van
Reported: Nov 6-8 (Grant  Edwards, m.obs)

Location: 9-30 in hemlocks by Yew Lake at Cypress Mtn - West Van
Reported: Nov 6-8 (Wayne Weber, m.obs)

Location: 20 flew over the base of the south jetty at Iona and kept flying east - Richmond
Reported: Nov 7 (Rob Worona)
White-winged Crossbills in North Van - Photo: Grant Edwards

Pine Grosbeaks

Location: 5 at the top of Mystery Peak Chair on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Nov 2-11 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Location: 1 at intersection of Tower Rd and South Campus Rd at Burnaby Mtn - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 11 (Neil and Andrea MacLeod)

Location: 2 at Bowen Lookout at Cypress Mtn - West Van
Reported: Nov 8 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 10 at First Pump Peak on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 8 (Cameron Montgomery)
*Micro Spikes recommended for the Seymour hike due to snow/ice* 

Location: 3 in Mtn Ash berries on Grouse Mt on the trail that leads to Dam Mtn. Also 5 seen in trees right in front of lodge - North Van
Reported: Nov 1-6 (Joe Denham, m.obs)
Pine Grosbeak in North Van - Photo: Cameron Montgomery

Lapland Longspur (1)
Location: Feeding at the top of Mystery Peak Chair at Mt. Seymour - North Van
Reported: Nov 8 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)
Lapland Longspur in North Van - Photo: James Park

SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER (1)
Location: SW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 7 (Rob Worona and Kurt Hennige)
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Robert Worona

Franklin’s Gull (1 juv)
Location: In field HERE visible from the dyke between Sharpe Rd and Neaves Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 6 (George Clulow and Larry Cowan) 

Rusty Blackbird (1 female and 1 male)
Location: In large mixed blackbird flock on 88th St south of cattle barn - Delta
Reported: Oct 29-Nov 5 (Mike and Sharon Toochin and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Rusty Blackbird in Delta - Photo: Evan Larson

Mountain Bluebirds (3 female)

Location: 1 in pine tree area north of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 25-Nov 4 (Kat McGrath, m.obs)

Location: 1 on dyke at 224 and 144th St - Maple Ridge
Reported: Oct 31 (Jo-Ann Macdougall)

Location: 1 on fence post 1km west of Page Rd parking lot - Abbotsford
Date: Oct 25 (Emily Hood)
Mountain Bluebird in Richmond - Photo: Edie Bijdemast

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)
Location: HERE at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Nov 3 (Kathryn Milligan)

American Tree Sparrows (3)

Location: 2 at the start of north jetty trail where dirt path starts from gravel area at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 25-Nov 2 (Kat McGrath, m.obs)

Location: 1, 100m west of #4 Rd by the train tracks - Richmond
Reported: Oct 27 (Tom Plath)
American Tree Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Kat McGrath

Horned Lark (2)
Location: Start of N Jetty trail at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 27-Nov 1 (Paul Preston, m.obs)
Horned Lark in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Snow Buntings 

Location: 8 at the end of the north jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 31 (Jim Palmer, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying over 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 30 (Evan Larson)

Location: 4 Flying over First Pump Peak on Mt Seymour - North Van 
Reported: Oct 24 (Evan Larson)

California Scrub-Jay
Location: 1 at Hart St and Girard Ave - Coquitlam
Reported: Oct 28 (Raeanna Scharft)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: Brookside Inn - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 28 (Chris Buis)

RBA: ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1)
Location: Last seen HERE at the east end of Finn Slough in Richmond. Previously seen HERE (between the second benches and farmhouse) at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Sept 22-Oct 27 (Grant Edwards and Tom Plath, m.obs)
Ash-throated Flycatcher in Delta - Photo: Grant Edwards

Chipping Sparrow (2) *late*

Location: 1 near the Reconciliation Totem Pole beside the Forestry building at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 21-27 (Ben and Alexa Freeman, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in bushes on Hale Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 19 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Chipping Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Last seen HERE eating acorns on West Dyke Trail - Richmond
Reported: Oct 25-26 (Evan Larson, m.obs)
Blue Jay in Richmond - Photo: Rosemary Clapham

Northern Mockingbird (1)
Location: Last seen on brambles on path between South and N outer ponds. Previously seen on top of brambles on the island in the ne corner of the south outer pond.  Also seen on the west side of SW inner pond at Iona. First banded at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 3-26 (Quinn McCallum, m.obs)
Northern Mockingbird in Richmond - Photo: Wren Peters

Harris’s Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Oct 24-25 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)
Harris’s Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Zach Westfall

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (up to 30 birds)
Location: HERE on First Pump Peak on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Oct 24-25 (Evan Larson, m.obs)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in North Van - Photo: Evan Larson

Lapland Longspurs (2)

Location: 1 on the N side of ferry jetty midway down - Delta
Reported: Oct 25 (Sharon and Mike Toochin)

Location: 1 on marker 215 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 25 (Reg Robazza) 

RBA: LITTLE BLUE HERON (1 Immature) *Not Open To Public*
Location: Undisclosed area in the Fraser Valley 
Reported: Oct 24 (Andrea Chapman)

Bohemian Waxwing (1)
Location: In a Cedar Waxwing flock heading east from the foot of 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta  
Reported: Oct 24 (Olaf Kringhaug)
Bohemian Waxwing in Delta - Photo: Olaf Kringhaug

Pine Grosbeak (1)
Location: HERE on First Pump Peak on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Oct 24 (Evan Larson)
Pine Grosbeak in North Van - Photo: Evan Larson

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 22 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)
Palm Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Ian Burgess

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE on North Dyke at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Oct 22 (David Bell)

Mountain Bluebird (2 females)

Location: 1 HERE at the west salt marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Oct 18-22 (Mark Stevens, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the spit before the yellow gate at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: Oct 18 (Thor Halvorson)
Mountain Bluebird in North Van - Photo: Mark Stevens

Clark’s Grebe (1)
Location: Viewed by scope from taxi pullout at ferry jetty looking NE towards Deltaport - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Oct 14-20 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)
*Note hybrid Western Grebe X Clark's Grebe is also present*
Clark’s Grebe in Delta - Photo: John Gordon

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 1 at 216th St and Thornton Ave - Maple Ridge
Reported: Oct 20 (Glen, Helen and Elise Carlese)

Location: 1 on hedgerow and telephone wire at 4 Rd and Dyke Rd - Richmond
Reported: Oct 18 (Tom Plath, m.obs)

Location: 1 at front yard feeder at 4658 Kensington Pl (open to public) - Delta
Reported: Oct 15 (Bruce Tilby) 

Location: 1 at a private home near 156 St and 107a St - Surrey 
Reported: Oct 15 (Reg Robazza)

Location: 2 at private home on 256th St - Langley
Reported: Oct 15 (Robert Puls)

Location: 1 at private home near Burns Bog - Delta
Reported: Oct 11 (Heather Anderson)

Location: 1 in flock of Steller’s Jays at the East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Oct 7 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen on pine trees between the Jericho Sailing Centre and the tennis courts. Previously seen HERE at Cecil Green Park at UBC - Vancouver.
Reported: Oct 3-4 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Location: 1 at a Private Home - Cloverdale
Reported: Oct 1 (Mernie Senchuk)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: In Mtn Ash tree by gate to service area at the back of UBC Botanical Garden - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 20 (Debbie Hlady)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 1-20 (Mike Tabak, m.obs) 

American Golden-Plover (2)
Location: At 104th St and also seen just east of 96th St at Boundary Bay also seen in potato field near pilings - Delta
Reported: Sept 6-Oct 20 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: In mixed flock between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 20 (Paul Prappas)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBES (1 or 2 birds?)

Location: 1 HERE at the pond near the mansion at 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 29-Oct 19 (Liz and Alan Stewart, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in ditch between woodlot and first bench at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Oct 14 (Tom Plath, m.obs)
Black Phoebe in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Western Grebe X Clark's Grebe Hybrid (1)
Location: Viewed by scope from taxi pullout ferry jetty - Tsawwassen
Reported: Oct 15-18 (Robert Holland, m.obs)
Hybrid Western X Clark's Grebe in Delta - Photo: Robert Holland

American Tree Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at East Beach at Maplewood Flats -North Van
Reported: Oct 17 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)
American Tree Sparrow in North Van - Photo: Andrew Boycott

CASSIN'S AUKLET (1)
Location: HERE in Burrard Inlet between the Royal Yacht Club and Naval Base at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 15 (Sage Pasay, m.obs)
Cassin’s Auklet in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

Palm Warbler (1)
Location: Last seen in maples by Wild Bird Trust kiosk near parking lot. Previously seen HERE in shrubs and logs on East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Oct 12 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)
Palm Warbler in North Van - Photo: Joshua Brown

Blue Jay (1)
Location: Private Yard on Edgewater Crescent but bird also flies into nearby Edgewater Park - Squamish
Reported: Oct 9-11 (Dan Gillies, m.obs)
Blue Jay in Squamish - Photo: Dan Gillies

American Redstart (1) 
Location: HERE near farmhouse and also seen at picnic table on small trail between second set of benches and Farmhouse at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Oct 10-11 (Michelle Gregoire, m.obs)
Late American Redstart in Delta - Photo: Michelle Gregoire

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)
Location: Hope Airport
Reported: Oct 9 (Gord Gadsden) 

BLUE JAY (1)
Location: Flying south off the cliff directly behind the MOA at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 7 (Peter Candido) 

Lazuli Bunting (1 female, late)
Location: In grasses between the SE and SW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 3-6 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: Viewing platform at end of floating walkway at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Oct 6 (Gord Gadsden)

Rusty Blackbird (1)
Location: At the east-most picnic table at Yew Lake on Cypress Mtn (last seen flying east and high) - West Van 
Reported: Oct 5 (Sharon and Mike Toochin)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: Flying east over the Caulfield Exit viewed while driving on the Upper Levels Hwy - West Van
Reported: Oct 5 (Mike and Sharon Toochin)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: HERE at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Oct 4 (Chris McVittie)

Lapland Longspur (2)
Location: Between marker 69 and the end of south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 24-Oct 3 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)
Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Phgoto: Kaichi Huang

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: Dog Park at Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: Oct 1 (Gord Gadsden)

Clark’s Grebe (1)
Location: End of White Rock Pier looking SW (scope required) - White Rock
Reported: Sept 30 (Ilya Povalyaev)
Clark's Grebe in White Rock - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Long-tailed Jaeger (1)
Location: Flying N over Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Sept 30 (Raymond Ng and John Gordon)

Clark’s Grebe (1)
Location: HERE on the Fraser River east of the Page Rd entrance at Matsqui Trail Regional Park - Abbotsford 
Reported: Sept 27 (Krissi Martin)
Clark’s Grebe in Abbotsford - Photo: Krissi Martin

Horned Lark (1)
Location: Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 27 (Peter Candido)

Brown Pelicans

Location: 1 at the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 27 (Andrew Boycott et al.)

Location: 2 sitting on sand at the end of the N Jetty at Iona - Richmond 
*Scoped from the lookout HERE at UBC - Vancouver*
Reported: Sept 22-27 (Mike Klotz, m.obs)

Location: 2 sitting on rock jetty seen by scope from Garry Point Park also sitting higher up on Sand Heads Jetty where a boat is required  - Richmond
Reported: Sept 18-25 (Andy Scheffler, m.obs) 

Location: 1 flying around the mouth of English Bay scoped from the south end of Spanish Banks - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 21 (Peter Candido)

Location: 1 on the south side of breakwater at the ferry jetty - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 16 (Wayne Weber, m.obs)

Location: 2 sitting on a green barge in the middle of English Bay (best viewed from Kits Beach) - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 14 (Martin Hogan)
Brown Pelican in Richmond - Photo: Any Scheffler

SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER (5)

Location: 1 flying west from 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 27 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 at the NE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 24-26 (Mike Klotz, m.obs)

Location: 3 in the West Field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 23 (Mike Tabak) 
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Red-necked Phalarope (2)
Location: In pond at Kings Link golf course east of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 22-27 (Kevin  Louth, m.obs)

Horned Lark (1)
Location: End of N Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 26 (Wayne Diakow)

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: Last seen sitting on pilings near 96th St. Previously seen in front of the 80th St pump house. Previously seen between 104th St and pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 19-25 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs) 
Hudsonian Godwit in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

American Golden-Plover (4)
Location: On the mud in front of the farmhouse also seen in potato field at the foot of 34th St at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Sept 8-24 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Wandering Tattler (1)
Location: Marker 117-245 on south jetty at Iona - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 22-23 (Tak Shibata, m.obs)
Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Mike Fung

Franklin’s Gull (1)
Location: McCartney Creek HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 13-23 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)
Franklin' Gull in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (5)

Location: 5 on turf farm on 72nd St near Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 15-23 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 between 104th St and the pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 12-16 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs) 
Buff-breasted Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1)
Location: 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 23 (Cos Van Wermeskerken)

Trumpeter Swans (1) *late*
Location: Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: June 1-Sept 22 (Jim Gaull, m.obs)  

Pacific Golden-Plovers (2)

Location: 1 bird 200 m east of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 15-21 (Josh Brown)

Locati
on: 1 flying over 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 15 (Yousif Attia)

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1)
Location: Private Home - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 20 (Randy Walker)
Tennessee Warbler (L) in Abbotsford - Photo: Randy Walker

BREWER'S SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE  along West Dyke Trail in mixed sparrow flock at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Sept 19-20 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)
Brewer's Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Zach Westfall

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE on the dyke at Pitt Lake/Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 20 (Dave Olson)

Lapland Longspur (3)
Location: Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Sept 20 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 at the nw corner of the sw marsh at Reifel also seen HERE at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Aug 30-Sept 20 (Sadia Ramirez, m.obs)

Location: 2, 300 m east of the stone bridge under bamboo at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 15-Sept 18 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 10 (Rob Lyske)
Northern Waterthrush in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin 

RBA: MOURNING WARBLER (1) *1st record for Metro Vancouver*
Location: Private Home - North Vancouver
Reported: Sept 19 (Rob Lyske)
*Home is not open to the public due to COVID -19*
Mourning Warbler in North Van - Photo: Rob Lyske

Horned Larks

Location: 2 on the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 19 (Kate Paton)

Location: 11 on Hope Airport runway
Reported: Sept 17 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 10 in potato field north of pilings east of 96th at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 7-13 (Mike and Sharon Toochin and Mike Klotz, m.obs)

Location: 3 on spit at ferry jetty near taxi pullout - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8-9 (Peter Candido, m.obs)  

Great Egret (1)
Location: Last seen at crescent beach in front of the Hooked Restaurant - Surrey. Previously at the foot of 112th St at Boundary Bay. Also previously seen from HERE at the base of the Tsawwassen ferry jetty looking 500m north (please do not trespass on First Nations Land which is closed to public due to COVID-19) - Delta
Reported: Sept 13-18 (Liron Gertsman, Mike Tabak and Janna Peterson m.obs

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: On Mtn Ash Tree on 5th Ave E between Slocan St and Penticton St - Vancouver
Date: Sept 18 (Lowell Orcutt)

BOBOLINK (1)
Location: On the foreshore at the foot of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Repoted: Sept 17 (Simon Shutter)
Bobolink in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter
 
Vesper Sparrows

Location: 1 at Hope Airport 
Reported: Sept 17 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Sept 16 (Neal Doan)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: In trees in square beside Metrotown Library - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 16 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Clay-coloured Sparrow (2)
Location: HERE near the bathrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 12-15 (Alex Baloukov and Jana Chlupova, m.obs)
Clay-coloured Sparrows at Iona - Photo: Alex Baloukov

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 15 (Sue Flecker)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)
Location: SW corner of SW marsh at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Sept 13 (Sadia Ramirez)

Wandering Tattlers

Location: 1 HERE viewable from land with a scope from the West Van Marina - West Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 12 (Evan Larson)

Location: 2 on Grebe Islets visible with scope from Klootchman Park - West Van
Reported: Sept 1-6 (Kathryn Milligan, Debbie Hlady, Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Bird Islet (visible by scope from Whytecliff Park) - West Van
Reported: Sept 5 (Ken Wright)
Wandering Tattler in West Van - Photo: Evan Larson

Dusky Flycatcher (1)
Location: Banded at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 12 (Joshua Brown et al.)
Dusky Flycatcher in Coquitlam - Photo: Joshua Brown

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 female)
Location: Private Home - Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 2-12 (Gord Gadsden) 

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 on the slough along the east dyke and also seen in the sw marsh at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 9-12 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: Foot of 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 8 (Mike Tabak)

RBA: CURLEW SANDPIPER (1 juv)
Location: HERE at the West Field at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Sept 8-10 (John Gordon, m.obs)
*Bookings via the Reifel website are required for entry*
Curlew Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: John Gordon

Least Flycatcher (1)
Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 10 (Moose Stoffregen)
Least Flycatcher in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen
Say’s Phoebe (1)
Location: At the pilings near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 9 (John Gordon, m.obs)
Say’s Phoebe in Delta - Photo: John Gordon

Lapland Longspur (3)
Location: Foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 7-9 (Mike, Sharon Toochin and Zach Westfall, m.obs) 

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1)
Location: Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby 
Reported: Sept 9 (Sandy Paiement)

Franklin’s Gulls (2)
Location: By pier at Rocky Point Park - Port Moody
Reported: Sept 7 (Heikel Bradrulhisham)

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)
Location: Banding station at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 6 (Monica Nugent)

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: West Field by grey tower at Reifel but last seen flying towards Brunswick Point - Ladner
Reported: Sept 5 (Peter Candido, Brian Self, m.obs)
Hudwit at Reifel - Photo: John Gordon

Franklin's Gull (1)
Location: HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 3-4 (Rob Lyske, Alex and Nicole Marchi, m.obs)
Franklin’s Gull in North Van - Photo: Evan Larson

Clay-colored Sparrow
Location: In tansy flowers at the small lake north of Hwy 3 - Sunshine Valley
Reported: Sept 4 (Gord Gadsden)

Vesper Sparrows (2)

Location: 1 in flock of Savannah Sparrows near the small lake north of Hwy 3 - Sunshine Valley
Reported: Sept 4 (Gord Gadsden) 

Location: 1 at Hope Airport
Reported: Sept 4 (Gord Gadsden)   

Great Egret (1)
Location: Wreck Beach at UBC - Vancouver *(this is a nude beach be careful where you point bins/cameras)*
Reported: Sept 3-4 (Kevin Parrot)
Great Egret in Vancouver - Photo: Kevin Parrot

Pacific Golden-Plovers

Location: 1 adult last seen at 96th St. Previously seen between 96-112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 24-Sept 3 (Mike Tabak and Mike Klotz, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the end of the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 24-Sept 3 (Zach Westfall, m.obs) 
Pacific Golden-Plovers in Richmond - Photo: Sadia Ramirez
Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)
Location: HERE at the Squamish River Estuary
Reported: Sept 1 (Chris Dale) 

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 walking along edge of pond at the mansion at 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 30-31 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on the north side of pond east of the bridge at Garden City Park - Richmond
Reported: Aug 27-29 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 banded at Iona Island Bird Observatory - Richmond
Reported: Aug 28 (Brendan Toews)
Northern Waterthrush in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 2 at the 64th St pond near the mansion at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 29-31 (Liz and Alan Stewart, m.obs)

Location: 3 at the mansion near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 28 (John Reynolds)

Location: 4 at the west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 25-28 (Alan Morris, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the east pond at Jericho - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 25 (Graham Sunderland)   

American White Pelicans (11)
Location: Flying west over Chilliwack Mtn - Chilliwack
Reported: Aug 31 (Jamie Gadsden)

Solitary Sandpiper (1)
Location: Mansion at 64th St pond at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31 (Liz Stewart)

Vesper Sparrows (2)

Location: 1 HERE at the spit at Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: Aug 29 (Christopher Di Corrado)

Location: 1 HERE near Chilliwack Lake - Chilliwack
Reported: Aug 28 (Cole Gaerber)

Location: 1 on path near nature house at Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 24-27 (Sage Pasay, m.obs)
Vesper Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Peter Candido

RBA: CURLEW SANDPIPER (1) *late report*
Location: Foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 28 (John Reynolds)
Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper - Photo: John Reynolds
Wilson’s Phalarope
Location: 1 in the west field by grey tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 20-27 (Melissa Hafting et al.)   

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 at the north side of Beaver Lake at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 26 (Frank Lin)

Location: 1 on the Coquitlam River upstream of the bridge at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Aug 26 (David Schutz) 

Hudsonian Godwit (1)
Location: 96th St then flew towards 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 26 (Dave Beeke)  

RBA: ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1)
Location HERE on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Aug 25 (Colin Clasen, m.obs) 

Great Egrets

Location: 1 flying over Hwy 99 from Mud Bay towards Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Aug 24 (Kathleen Fry)

Location: 1 between Catbird Slough and Grant Narrows (scan north across river with a scope) - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 23 (Wayne Weber)

Cackling Goose (1)
Location: Seen in several locations by the concession stand at Sunset Beach,  at English Bay and HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver 
Reported: July 17-Aug 24 (Stefan Bourrier, m.obs)
Cackling Goose (R) in Vancouver - Photo: Brian Stech

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 sitting on power lines HERE on Ford Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 23 (Jo-Anne MacDougall)

Location: Colony Farm Duck Pond - Coquitlam
Reported: Aug 20 (David Schutz)
Western Kingbird in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Jo-Anne MacDougall

Solitary Sandpiper (1)
Location: Lost Lagoon - Stanley Park
Reported: Aug 23 (Caroline K.)

ARCTIC TERN (2, 1 adult and 1 juv)
Location: HERE on a log in the Georgia Strait - Richmond
Reported: Aug 22 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting, Bridget Spencer)
**Viewable by boat only**
Adult (top) and Juv (bottom) Arctic Terns in Richmond - Photos: Bridget Spencer

Heermann’s Gulls

Location: 1 siting on the east end of the breakwater at the Ferry Jetty - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Aug 22 (Bridget Spencer, Melissa Hafting, Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
**Viewable by scope** 

Location: 2 sitting on the top of the Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Aug 22 (Melissa Hafting, Ilya Povalyaev, Bridget Spencer, m.obs)
**Viewable by boat only** 
Heermann’s Gull in Delta - Photo: Bridget Spencer
Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 1 at the pilings near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 20 (Liron Gertsman et al.)

Location: Up to 5 in the West Field at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Aug 5-19 (Moose Stoffregen, m.obs)

Location: 1 between 96-104 at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 8 (Dave Beeke)
Red-necked Phalarope in Ladner - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Hudsonian Godwit 
Location: 200m east of the mansion at 96th St at Boundary Bay. Last seen flying north away from the bay. - Delta
Reported: Aug 17 (Peter Candido)

Solitary Sandpiper (1)
Location: HERE on the Trans Canada Trail - Langley
Reported: Aug 15 (David Clements)

Heermann’s Gull (1)
Location: Jericho Pier - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 14 (Sean Jenniskens)
Heermann’s Gull in Vancouver - Photo: Sean Jenniskens

Wandering Tattler (1)
Location: South end of Passage Island - West Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 10-14 (Ken Wright)
*Viewable by boat only*
Wandering Tattler in West Van - Photo: Ken Wright

Franklin’s Gull (2 juv)

Location: 1 at Rocky Point Park on the mud east of the pier/boat launch. Also seen at Shoreline Park - Port Moody
Reported: Aug 6-14 (Hilary Maguire, m.obs)

Location: 1 between second benches and farmhouse at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Aug 3 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Franklin's Gull in Port Moody - Photo: Mario Lam

RBA: CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 imm. male)
Location: HERE in bushes before the new pond on the Sheep Paddocks Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam 
Reported: Aug 11 (Bob Moore and Moose Stoffregen)
Chestnut-sided Warbler in Coquitlam - Photo: Bob Moore

Great Egret (1)
Location: Last seen looking east from the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park. Previously seen HERE at Mud Bay Park - Surrey
Reported: Aug 9-11 (Nicole Young, m.obs)
Great Egret in Surrey - Photo: Nicole Young

Wilson's Phalarope (2)

Location: 1 near the grey tower at the west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 9 (Kathleen Fry)

Location: 1 at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 5-6 (Bryan Stephens, m.obs)
Wilson's Phalarope in Burnaby - Photo: Bryan Stephens

Northern Shrike (late)
Location: On Ferguson Rd near Shannon Rd - Richmond
Reported: May 7-Aug 2 (Cole Gaerber, m.obs)
Northern Shrike in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting
Williamson's Sapsucker (4 - breeding)
Location: Last seen 300 m south of the parking lot on Skyline Trail. Previously seen 200m SE of the Lightning Lake Campground parking area - Manning Park 
Reported: July 14-30 (Jess Findlay, m.obs)
Williamson's Sapsucker in Manning Park - Photo: Jess Findlay

Red-necked Phalaraope (1)
Location: Between 104th-112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 25-29 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Ruddy Turnstone (2)

Location: 1 at the foot of 96th St. Also seen at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 16-29 (Roger Foxall, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the end of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: July 26 (Peter Candido)

Trumpeter Swan (1)Location: Squamish River Estuary seen in multiple locations, mostly in the central channel - Squamish
Reported: June 19- July 28 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Redhead (1 male)
Location: Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: July 2-27 (Gabi Cuff, m.obs) 

Solitary Sandpipers (3)

Location: 1 in front of mansion near 96th St at Boundary Bay-Delta
Reported: July 26 (Devin de Zwaan)

Location: 1 on the Loop Trail near the parking lot at Cheam Wetlands - Agassiz
Reported: July 25 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 HERE at Vanier Park - Vancouver 
Reported: July 23 (Sarah Harris)

BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE (1 juvenile)
Location: Coming to bird feeders at side yard of 1989 Dunstone Place and 1991 Dunrobin Crescent - North Van
Reported: July 7-22 (Brad Hogg, m.obs)
**Please view from public street only. Please be respectful of private property, do not trespass and do not block driveways**
Juv Black-billed Magpie in North Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

RBA: WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER (1) *scope needed*
Location: 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: July 17 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
White-rumped Sandpiper (L) in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev
American White Pelicans 

Location: 15 flying south over the ferry jetty - Tsawwassen
Reported: July 14 (Ken and Debbie Klimko)

Location: 30 flying south over the ferry jetty - Tsawwassen
Reported: July 12 (Darlene R.)

Location: 40 on the mud off the first benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: July 10 (Kate Paton)

Location: 45 itting on mud at the end of Williams Rd - Richmond
Reported: July 9 (Shae Turner)

VEERY (2)
Location: HERE on dyke near the end of McDonald Rd - Agassiz
Reported: June 18-July 14 (John Vooys, m.obs)

Western Kingbird (2)

Location: 1 near bridge on Third Ave on the way to Squamish Terminals - Squamish
Reported: July 13 (Chris Dale)

Location: 1 HERE near Golden Ears Park - Maple Ridge
Reported: July 12 (Ken Willis)

Brewer's Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE near Hemlock Valley
Reported: July 13 (Blair Dudeck)

YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT (1)
*Please do not use any playback on this endangered species*
Location: 1 HERE at Surrey Bend Regional Park - Surrey
Reported: May 8-July 2 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)
*Trail is flooded wear boots*
Yellow-breasted Chat in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

American White Pelicans

Location: 30 flying north over Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: July 1 (Thor Veen)

Location: 16 flying n over Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 30 (Shae Turner)

Location: 12 flying south over Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 29 (Sadia Ramirez)

Location: 28 flying north over Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: June 29 (Alwyn Slabbert)

Location: 30 flying north over Jericho Beach - Vancouver
Reported: June 29 (Janice White)

Location: 30 flying south over Shady Island - Richmond 
Reported: June 28 (Dave Gibbins)

Location: 3 flying south over Balaclava St - Vancouver
Reported: June 24 (Evan Larson)

Location: 13 flying south over Iona - Richmond
Reporetd: June 24 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 20 flying north Terra Nova and later over Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 21-22 (Sean Bromilow, Peter Candido, m.obs)

Location: 45 last seen on mudflats just west of the first bench at Brunswick Point. Also seen flying south over Centennial Beach. Previously seen flying N over the ferry jetty and seen on the Fraser River off River Rd near 34th St - Delta
Reported: June 14-20 (Kathleen Fry et al., m.obs)

Location: 21 flying north over Elgin Park - Surrey
Reported: June 17 (Ken Borrie)

Location: 21 flying south over 88th St at Boundary  Bay - Delta
Reported: June 17 (Leo Mercado)

Location: 12 flying north over Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: June 17 (Debbie Upton)

Location: 24 flying south overnight Brae Island - Langley
Reported: June 16 (Dan Tyson)
American White Pelicans in Richmond - Photo: Sadia Ramirez

Western Kingbird (1)
Location: On the powerlines on Lickman Rd between South Sumas Rd and the railway tracks - Abbotsford
Reported: June 28 (Gord Gadsden) 

Long-billed Curlew (1)
Location: N Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 24 (Peter Candido)

OVENBIRD (1)
Location: HERE on the west side of Government Rd, 100m south of Ross Rd - Brackendale
Reported: June 16-23 (Christopher Di Corrado, m.obs)
Ovenbird in Squamish - Photo: Cole Gaerber
Golden-crowned Sparrow (1) late*
Location: HERE near Whytecliff Park - West Vancouver
Reported: June 20-21 (Ken Wright)

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 on east mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: June 21 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 19 (Lee Harding)

Long-billed Curlew (1)
Location: On mudflats near 2nd benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 17 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

YELLOW-BREASTED CHATS (3) 
*Please do not use any playback on this endangered species*

Location: 1 HERE on the Rotary Trail - Chilliwack
Reported: June 3-13 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Cecil Green Park at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: May 27 (Peter Candido, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen HERE. Previously in brambles between N and S outer Ponds at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 25-26 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Trumpeter Swan (2)
Location: 2 at Katzie Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 13 (Derek Moore)

Redheads

Location: 1 at the NE corner of Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: June 11 (Edward Nygren)

Location: 2 on east mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 27-June 10 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)
Redheads in North Van - Photos: Rob Lyske

American White Pelicans

Location: 45 flying north over Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: June 10 (David Hoar)

Location: 12 flying N over Marine Dr heading towards Crescent Beach - Surrey
Reported: June 9 (Robert Drew)

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 pn Ferguson Rd near horse stables - Richmond
Reported: June 7 (Aaron Gaffney)

Location: On the road to the west of 16100 Blundell Rd - Richmond
Reported: June 4 (Grant Edwards)

Trumpeter Swan (1) *late
Location: Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 6 (Rick Zapf)

Black-and-white Warbler (1)
Location: HERE along Ashlu Trail (600m North of the Ashlu recreation site - Squamish
Reported: June 1 (Cole Gaerber)

Sabine's Gull (1)
Location: Sunshine Valley off Hwy 3 at the edge of the lake near the ice rink which is north of the highway - Hope
Reported: June 1 (Larry Hooge, m.obs)
Sabine's Gull near Hope - Photo: Larry Hooge
American White Pelicans 

Location: 17 flying south over Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 1 (Raymond Liu)

Location: 24 last seen by the first bench at Brunswick Point. Previously seen flying over 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 31 (Doug Bamford et al., m.obs)
American White Pelicans in Delta - Photo: Brian Avent
Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 last seen by maintenance work yard. Previously seen on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail near Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 2-31 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)

Location: 2 by the coach house at Cecil Green Park at UBC-Vancouver
Reported: May 23-28 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Location: 2 along the Squamish Terminal rail tracks off 3rd Ave - Squamish 
Reported: May 16-23 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

GREAT EGRETS (3)

Location: 1 in front of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 29 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen HERE and HERE spit at Blackie Spit - Surrey 
*best views by scope*
Reported: May 26-28 (Martin Gebauer, m.obs)

Location: 1 in the slough halfway down Beaver Creek Dog Dyke - Langley
Reported: May 24 (Tammy B.)
Great Egret in Surrey - Photo: Zach Westfall

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS (3)
Location: HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: May 18-26 (Katya Kondratyuk, m.obs)
White-faced Ibis in Surrey - Photo: Katya Kondratyuk

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 3 at SE inner ponds at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 26 (Tom Plath, m.obs)

Location: 1 female HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: May 25-26 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 male in small pond across from main parking lot at Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: May 24 (Frank Lin, m.obs)
Red-necked Phalarope in Langley - Photo: Frank Lin

Wilson's Phalaropes

Location: 1 male at the NW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 19-25 (Jim Palmer, m.obs)

Location: 3 HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: May 23-25 (Edie Bijdemast) 
Wilson's Phalarope in Richmond - Photo: Jo-Anne Braconnier

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 in the NW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 12-25 (Evan Larson and Paul Clarke, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the park street marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: April 25-May 21 (Mark Stevens)

Location: 1  at pond on 8th ave hiking trail west of 240th St - Langley
Reported: May 18 (Aziza Cooper)

Location: 1 at Hastings Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 11 (Dan Pontalti)
Solitary Sandpiper at Iona - Photo: Sabine Decamp 

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)
Location: Last seen on mudflats by second benches. Previously in dirt field by 2nd benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23-24 (Graham Sorenson and Kristina Hick, m.obs)

Red Knots

Location: 1 at 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 24 (Graham Sorenson et al.)

Location: 5 at 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: May 21 (Zach Westfall)

Location: 1 past second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 19 (Liron Gerstman, m.obs)
Red Knots in Delta - Photo: Zach Westfall

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS (20)
Location: On May 23- 1 bird last seen HERE sitting on the mudflats on the south side of the south jetty halfway between the base and first shelter (100m out) at Iona. On May 20-22nd-3 were last seen HEREOn May 19th were HERE on Sea Island across from 2860 River Rd. On May 18th, 4 birds were seen flying N over Terra Nova after briefly touching down HEREOn May 13th flying north over Garry Point Park heading towards Terra Nova. Earlier in the day were seen briefly sitting HERE at Terra Nova. On May 12th they were seen flying north over the Fraser River towards Musqueam Lands. Also on May 12th were seen flying south over the Iona inner ponds towards YVR airport control tower - Richmond
Reported: May 12-23 (Wayne Diakow and Paul Clarke et al., m.obs)
White-faced Ibis in Richmond - Photo: Devin de Zwaan

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS (1)
Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary; where 3rd Ave meets the railway tracks at the port entrance - Squamish 
Reported: May 22-23 (Jimmy Abbott, m.obs)
Video by Chris Dale can be viewed here
White-faced Ibis in Squamish - Photo: Christopher Di Corrado

Mountain Bluebird (1)
Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary 
Reported: May 22-23 (Chris Dale, m.obs)
Mountain Bluebird in Squamish - Photo: Chris Dale

SABINE'S GULLS (54) *scope needed*
Location: Viewed from bridge at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 22 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)
54 Sabine's Gulls in North Vancouver - Photos: Liron Gertsman

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS (1)
Location: HERE in field near Prest Rd - Chilliwack 
Reported: May 22 (Dave Beeke)
White-faced Ibis in Chilliwack - Photo: Dave Beeke

Sabine's Gull (1)
Location: Heading downstream on the Coquihalla River at Thacker Park - Hope
Reported: May 21 (Gord Gadsden)

Vesper Sparrow (2)
Location: HERE on Callaghan Rd - Whistler
Reported: May 9-21 (Liz Barrett)
Vesper Sparrow in Whistler - Photo: Liz Barrett

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 on HERE on Merilees Trail at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 19 (Allan Jensen)

Location: 2 HERE at Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: May 15 (Edie Bijdemast)

Location: 10 at Hope Airport
Reported: May 9-14 (Larry Hooge et al., m.obs)

Location: 1 west of Appel Rd on the dyke - Agassiz
Reported: May 9-14 (Murray Brown)

Location: 6 on fence on Fore Rd at the DND property - Abbotsford
Reported: April 26-May 13 (Klaus Molthagen, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Lower Seymour Demonstration Forest - North Van
Reported: May 11 (Norm Lee)

Location: 1 near Catbird Slough parking lot - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 11 (Peter Nuji)

Location: 1 on east beach at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 10 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 HERE at Surrey Bend Regional Park - Surrey
Reported: May 8 (Roger Foxall and Keith Riding)

Location: 2 HERE on 224th St - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 30-May 6 (Chris Thomas, m.obs)

Location: 1 on airport fence south of Grauer Rd - Richmond
Reported: May 5 (Tom Plath)

Location: 1 HERE on McCleery Golf Course (Public are only permitted on course until 8 am and on the back 9 holes only!) - Vancouver
Reported: May 2 (Bridget Spencer)

Location: 2 at the Page Rd parking lot at Matsqui Trail Regional Park- Abbotsford
Reported: April 29-May 2 (Len and Dian Jellicoe)

Location: 1 on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 1 (Shana and Kevin Wagner)
Western Kingbird in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Melissa Hafting

American White Pelicans

Location: 18 flying over Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: May 17 (Gabi Cuff)

Location: 32 flying east over Mackie Park - Delta
Reported: May 14 (Robert Holland)

Location: 24 flying south over White Rock Pier
Reported: May 12 (Damon West)
 American White Pelicans in White Rock - Photo: Damon West

BREWER'S SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE at the NW corner of the N outer pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 17 (Brendan Towes - possibly the bird Cole Gaerber found on May 9th)

Dusky Flycatchers

Location: 1 between second benches and farm at Brunswick Point - Delta 
Reported: May 7-17 (Kathryn Milligan, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 14 (Jacob Garvelink)

Location: 1 by outlook at Cecil Green Park at UBC - Vancouver 
Reported: May 12 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 by love locks statues at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 10-11 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Paulik Park - Richmond
Reported: May 6-10 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 9 (Bridget Spencer, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on riverside Trail at Surrey Bend Regional Park - Surrey
Reported: May 8 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 HERE at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: May 7 (Kaichi Huang)

Location: 1 near the east side of the Marine Campus in cherry trees at Waterfront Park - North Vancouver
Reported: May 7 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Location: 1 at East Bench at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 6-7 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 2 last seen on north east side of golf course and HERE. Previously seen HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 5-7 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)

Location: 1 at private home - Burnaby
Reported: May 7 (Marion Shikaze)

Location: 1 at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 7 (Devin de Zwaan)

Location: 1 at small quarry at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 6 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 at 1829 Flower Rd - Surrey
Reported: May 5 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on UBC Golf Course - Vancouver
Reported: May 3-5 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Park St Marsh - North Vancouver
Reported: May 3-5 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho Pond - Vancouver
Reported: May 4-5 (Kevin Krebs, m.obs)

Location: 1 in the middle of Iona inner ponds - Richmond
Reported: May 4 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 1 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen HERE and HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 26 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Dusky Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Kevin Krebs

SWAINSON'S HAWK (1)
Location: Seen flying north from HERE over QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 14 (Prayitno Goenarto)
Swainson's Hawk in Vancouver - Photo: Prayitno Goenarto

BREWER'S SPARROW (1)
Location: N side of Hope Airport
Reported: May 14 (Raymond Ng)

Vesper Sparrow (1)
Location: N side of Hope Airport
Reported: May 14 (Dave Beeke)

RBA: DICKCISSEL (1 male)
Location: Private Home - Agassiz
Reported: May 12-13 (Joan Moore)
Dickcissel in Agassiz - Photo: Joan Moore

BLACKPOLL WARBLER (1 male)
Location: HERE near duck pond at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 13 (Prayitno Goenarto)
Blackpoll Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Prayitno Goenarto

Tundra Swan (1)
Location: Surrey Lake Park - Surrey
Reported: May 10-12 (Edie Bijdemast, m.obs)
Tundra Swan in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

NORTHERN MOCKINGBIRD (1)
Location: West end of Hope Airport
Reported: May 12 (Gord Gadsden)

GRAY FLYCATCHER (1)
Location: On fence at the west end of the Hope Airport
Reported: May 12 (Gord Gadsden)

Pacific Golden-Plovers 

Location: 5 in field HERE on Ladner Trunk Rd - Delta
Reported: May 1-12 (Andrew Boycott, m.obs)

Location: Up to 4 at the Turf Farm on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: April 23-May 3 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting and Roger Foxall, m.obs)
Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: John Gordon

Lapland Longspur (1)
Location: in field HERE on Ladner Trunk Rd near 104th St - Delta
Reported: May 12 (Roger Foxall)

House Wrens

Location: 1 by washrooms near community garden at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 12 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Location: 8th Ave west of the corner of 232nd St - Langley
Reported: My 9-10 (Aziza Cooper)

Location: 1 by the banding hut at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 8 (Brendan Toews)

Location: 1 last seen HERE. Previously seen HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: April  26-May 4 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at private home - Bowen Island
Reported: May 1-3 (Ben Keen)

Wandering Tattler (1) *scope required*
Location: On Grebe Islets (Klootchman Park) - West Vancouver
Reported: May 10 (Ken Wright, m.obs)

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 female)
Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: May 10 (Moose Stoffregen)
Lesser Goldfinch in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

RBA: LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE (1)
Location: East end of the Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: May 9 (John Vooys et al.)
Loggerhead Shrike in Hope - Photo: Joel Schmidt

BREWER'S SPARROW (1)
Location: HERE at the SW inner pond at Iona -Richmond
Reported: May 9 (Cole Gaerber, m.obs)
Brewer's Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Evan Liarson

Wilson's Phalarope (1)
Location: 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 9 (Ben Freeman) 

BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE
Location: 1 last seen at Prospect Point in Stanley Park - Vancouver. Also on My 9th seen HERE at Iona. Previously seen HERE on airport field near large white tent on Ferguson Rd. Previously seen at the Iona sewage ponds entrance gate (near kiosk and sewage plant) - Richmond
Reported: April 30-May 9 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)
Black-billed Magpie in Richmond-Photo: John Gordon

Red Knot (1)
Location: 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 9 (Myles Lamont)

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 HERE on Ladner Trunk Rd - Delta
Reported: May 8 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 1 at Piper Spit - Burnaby
Reported: May 6 (Bryan Stephens)

Location: 1 at Jericho Pond (east of bridge) - Vancouver
Reported: May 5 (Prayitno Goenarto, m.obs)

Location: 3 in pond at Cecil Green Park (being MOA) at UBC - Vancouver 
Reported: Apr 30-May 3 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Location: 1 in pond on Sheep Paddocks Trail (towards Shaughnessy St) at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 3 (Mari Petznek)

Location: 1 at Memorial Park pond near 41st and Prince Albert - Vancouver
Reported: May 2 (Janet and Bryan King, m.obs)
Solitary Sandpiper at Memorial Park, Vancouver - Photo: Bryan King

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: HERE on Pemberton-Meadows Rd - Pemberton
Reported: May 7 (Tonette McEwan)

Lazuli Bunting (1 male) *early*
Location: Mtn View Cemetary between 43rd Ave E and Prince Edward St - Vancouver
Reported: May 7 (Sabine Jessen)
Lazuli Bunting in Vancouver - Photo: Sabine Jessen
Lapland Longspur (1)
Location: On beach between washrooms and south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 4-7 (Ben Freeman)

Vesper Sparrow
Location: 1 at Mountain View Cemetary in the south section between 41st and 43rd Ave - Vancouver
Reported: May 6 (Bryan and Janet King, m.obs)
Vesper Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Bryan King

Black-and-white Warbler (2 males)

Location: 1 HERE - Brackendale
Reported: May 4-6 (Christopher Di Corrado, m.obs)
Directions: Park at end of Birken Rd and follow trail to your right which brings you to the railway tracks. Turn left at the tracks and walk about 500m until you come to a little dirt road on your left. The bird is flying back and forth across the tracks at the dirt road and likes the tallest Hemlock on the other side of the tracks.
*Please be respectful of First Nations Land and enter via the end of Birken Rd*

Location: 1 HERE at the Richmond Nature Park - Richmond
Reported: May 5 (Lauren Bruneski)
Black-and-white Warbler in Squamish - Photo: Christopher Di Corrado

Long-billed Curlews

Location: 1 on turf farm on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: April 29-May 5 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 3 in field HERE on Ladner Trunk Rd - Delta
Reported: May 1 (Andrew Boycott, m.obs)
Long-billed Curlew in Delta - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Swainson's Hawk (1)
Location: Flying over Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: May 5 (Gord Gadsden)

GRAY FLYCATCHER (1) *1st record for Metro Van*
Location: 1 HERE on McCleery Golf Course - Vancouver
Reported: May 3 (Bridget Spencer)
(Public are only permitted on course until 8 am and on the back 9 holes only!)
Gray Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)
Location: Flying over East Beach mudflats towards Dollarton Hwy - North Van
Reported: May 3 (Rob Lyske)

American White Pelicans

Location: 1 sitting on Goose Bar Island directly across from the foot of Harris Rd Dyke - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: May 1-3 (Ken willis, m.obs)

Location: 4 flying over Highway 1 near the Vedder Bridge - Chilliwack
Reported: May 3 (Jamie and Gord Gadsden)

Location: 4 flying over Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 2 (Anna Shamsina) 
American White Pelican in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Calliope Hummingbird (1 male)
Location: HERE at Ambleside Park - West Vancouver
Reported: May 2 (Rob Lyske)
Calliope Hummingbird in North Vancouver - Photo: Rob Lyske

Say's Phoebe (1)
Location: HERE at the base of south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 1 (Alan Morris)
Say's Phoebe in Richmond - Photo: Alan Morris

House Wrens

Location: 1 HERE on McCleery Golf Course - Vancouver
Reported: April 30 (Bridget Spencer)

Location: 1 by willow near parking lot at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: April 29 (Ilya Povalyaev)

BLACK-BILLED MAGPIES

Location: 1 last seen in trees across from the BC Fresh parking lot at 7330 Churchhill Street near North 40 Dog Park - Delta
Reported: April 23 (Anthony Bosecke, m.obs)

Location: 1 by picnic tables at Centennial Beach at Boundary Bay Regional Park - Delta
Reported: April 23 (Debbie Upton, m.obs)

Wilson's Phalarope (1 female)
Location: SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 30 (Ben Freeman)

Vesper Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 30 (Neill Vanhinsberg, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at the Squamish River Estuary
Reported: April 28 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 1 HERE in inner ponds (also seen briefly on pipe nearby) at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 26-27 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

Location: 1 on breakwater at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison hot Speings
Reported: April 25 (Dave Beeke)
Vesper Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Zach Westfall

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches (43)
Location: On dyke just west of Appel Rd - Agassiz
Reported: April 30 (Murray Brown)

Common Teal (1)
Location: last seen seen in main pond at Maplewood Flats. Previously seen on east mudflats. - North Van
Reported: Jan 31-April 30 (Paul Jeffers, m.obs)

Swainson's Hawk (1)
Location: On field on DND property on Fore Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: April 29 (Len Jellicoe)

Great Egret (1)
Location: Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: April 29 (Abbotsford-Mission Nature Club)

Clark's Grebe (1) *scope required*
Location: HERE off West Beach - White Rock
Reported: April 28 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Clark's Grebe in White Rock - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 1 female by viewing tower at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: April 27-28 (David Hoar, m.obs)

Location: 2 at breakwater at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Spring
Reported: April 25 (Dave Beeke)
Mountain Bluebird - Photo: David Hoar

Say's Phoebe 

Location: 2 at the Hope Airport
Reported: April 1-28 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Location: 1 on bushes in the inner pond at Iona near gate to outer pond - Richmond 
Reported: April 14 (fide John Gordon, m.obs)

Location: HERE on fenceposts on 112th St - Delta
Reported: April 4 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
*There is no parking on 112th St please park on Hornby Dr and walk*
Say's Phoebe in Richmond - Photo: John Gordon

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 at the small pond at Hastings Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 25 (Quentin Brown, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE near hole 14 at McCleery Golf Course - Vancouver 
Reported: April 22 (Bridget Spencer, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the bank of the Coquitlam River as you head west on the Wilson Farm Dyke Trail, 200m past the junction with the Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: April 22 (Mike Farnworth)
Solitary Sandpiper in Vancouver - Photo: Bridget Spencer

American White Pelicans

Location: 3 flying over the Pitt River opposite DeBoville Slough - Coquitlam
Reported: April 27 (Greg Humphries, m.obs)

Location: 3 at off the spit HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: April 29 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Location: 12 HERE at Mud Bay - Surrey
Reported: April 27 (Myles Lamont)

Location: 27 Flying NW over Minnekhada Park - Coquitlam 
Reported: April 26 (Monica Nugent)

BLACK-THROATED GRAY X TOWNSEND'S WARBLER (hybrid)
Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 25 (Liam Irwin)
A rare Black-throated Gray X Townsend's Warbler hybrid in Vancouver - Photo: Liam Irwin

Red-naped sapsucker (2 males)

Location: 1 HERE on birch tree near stairs and outhouse  at Cecil Green Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 21 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on a birch at Garden City Park - Richmond
Reported: April 18 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Red-naped Sapsucker in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Lapland Longspur (2)

Location: 1 HERE with Savannah Sparrows near the N Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 20-21 (Keith Riding, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: April 1-17 (Jim Abbott)
Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Pascale Charland

Common Teals

Location: 1 HERE on Kennedy Rd - Pitt Meadows  
Reported: Jan 26-April 21 (Larry Cowan, m.obs)

Location: 1 on mudflats across from the inner ponds off the Iona causeway - Richmond
Reported: April 17-18 (Ken Willis, m.obs)

 Location: 1 HERE by dyke near Pitt Meadows Airport - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 14 (Chris Thomas)

Location: 1 by the second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: April 4-11 (Joachim Bertrands)

Location: 1 HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: April 1 (Sabine Jessen)
Common Teal in Surrey-Photo: Sabine Jessen

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 male)
Location: Private yard - Coquitlam
Reported: April 20 (Moose Stoffregen)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Long-billed Curlews


Location: 1 on the East mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: April 20 (Lowell Orcutt)

Location: 1 in field with horses on Ferguson Rd (near Iona) - Richmond 
Reported: April 15 (Jacob Garvelink)

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 1 at Piper Spit - Burnaby
Reported: April 18 (Joe Denham, m.obs)
(*boardwalk is closed*)

Location: 1 last seen HERE. Previously seen  HERE foraging in seaweed on beach and seen HERE on the north side of the Jericho Sailing Center - Vancouver
Reported: April 3-18  (Liam and Nick Irwin, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the ground by the banding station at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 16 (Ken Klimko)

Location: On Pumphouse Trail between Coquitlam River and duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: March 22-April 12 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the SE corner of Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: April 1-2 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)
American Tree Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Nick Irwin
Mountain Bluebirds

Location: Up to 20 HEREHERE and HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: March 19-April 17 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Location: 1 on dyke HERE (near 224th St and 144 Ave) - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 14 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 2 HERE on the west side of the Pacific Trail (300 m north of the junction with Spirea Loop) at Surrey Bend Park - Surrey
Reported: April 14 (Frank Lin)

Location: Up to 16 in blueberry fields near Henderson Rd and Columbia Valley Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: March 18-April 14 (Ed Klassen,m.obs)

Location: Up to 14 at Hope Airport
Reported: March 20-April 12 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Location: 9 last seen HERE in fields near the duck pond on pumphouse trail. Previously in the fields on the south side of Colony Farm Rd-Coquitlam
Reported: March 21-April 10 (David Schutz, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at Deer Lake Park - Burnaby
Reported: April 7 (Yi Bao)

Location: 7 at the DND property on Fore Rd at Matsqui Prairie - Abbotsford
Reported: March 24-April 4 (Ed Klassen)

Location: 4 on dyke 500 m west of the end of 216th St - Maple Ridge
Reported: March 31-April 2 (Ken Willis)

Location: 2 on dyke at Alouette River and Neaves Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 1 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 5 along Mud Bay Rd entrance road between the blueberry field and Hwy 99. Also seen near parking lot at Mud Bay Park - Surrey
Reported: March 23-April 1 (Ben Lambert, m.obs)
Mountain Bluebird in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 female)
Location: Private yard - Chilliwack
Reported: April 16 (Jamie Gadsden)

RBA: TUFTED DUCK (1 male) (see main page)
Location: Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: March 23-April 15 (Teresa Gagné, m.obs)
Tufted Duck in Burnaby - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Gray-crowed Rosy-Finch (1)
Location: Feeding on dyke HERE (near 224th St and 144 Ave) - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 13-15 (Chris Thomas, m.obs)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Ken Willis

Green-winged Teal X Blue-winged Teal (1)
Location: Base of the ferry jetty on the N side - Tsawwassen
Reported: April 14 (Debbie Upton)
A stunning hybrid Blue-winged Teal x Green-winged Teal in Delta - Photo: Debbie Upton 

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: April 13 (Chris Dale)
Swamp Sparrow in Squamish - Photo: Chris Dale
WILLET (1) 
Location: Last seen at 88th St. Previously seen at the pilings between 96th-104th St. Also seen at the foot of 104th and at the foot of 96th at Boundary Bay Delta  
Reported: June 30/19-April 11/20 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)
Willet in Delta - Photo: Liron Gerstman
Prairie Merlin (1)
Location: Across from OWL on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: April 10 (Jo-anne Macdougall)

Redheads

Location: At Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam 
Reported: Feb 14-April 9  (Hilary Maguire, m.obs)

Location: 2 females HERE in pond near the Bill Reid Millennium Amphiteatre - Cloverdale
Reported: Dec 30/19-April 5/20 (Dan Tyson and Wayne Weber, m.obs)

Location: 1 male in slough HERE beside Canada Post on Ferguson Rd - Richmond 
Reported: Feb 22 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Redhead in Cloverdale - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Golden Eagle (1)
Location: Flying over Kawkawa Lake - Hope
Reported: April 8 (Gord Gadsden)

Western Bluebird (1 female)
Location: With Mountain Bluebirds on the fence posts of an abandoned vineyard on Columbia Valley Rd near Henderson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: April 6 (John Vooys and Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1 male)
Location: Last seen HERE. Previously seen HERE on the trail near the West Saltmarsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: April 4-5 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)
Rusty Blackbird at Maplewood Flats - Photo: Sue Fleck

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches (27)
Location: Kosikar Rd in Columbia Valley - Chilliwack
Reported: April 5 (Gord and Jamie Gadsden)

RBA: LOGGERHEAD SHRIKE (1)
Location: HERE on Colony Farm Rd - Coquitlam
Reported: April 4 (Andrew Boycott and Alanna Froese)
Loggerhead Shrike in Coquitlam - Photo: Andrew Boycott
Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: HERE in reeds between outer ponds at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 4 (Devin de Zwaan)

Horned Lark (2)
Location: Marker 206 on the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: March 31 (Wayne Diakow)

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 2 on fence along South Langley Regional Trail near 8th Ave near 248th St - Langley
Reported: March 25-29 (Aziza Cooper, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the south side of the Spirea Loop Trail at Surrey Bend Park - Surrey
Reported: March 27 (Ken Willis)

Location: 6 in corn fields on South Sumas Rd west of Hopedale Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: March 25 (Dennis Knopp)

Location: 4 on logs 100 m south of viewing tower at Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: March 17-21 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 3 at the east side of Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: March 20 (Len Jellicoe)

Location: 4 in the south slope meadows at the west end of Deer Lake Park - Burnaby
Reported: March 20 (John Preissl)

Location: 2 last seen in west marsh. Also HERE at the east marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: March 19 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 4 in field at Camp River Rd and Standeven Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: March 13 (Dave Beeke)

1 of 3 Mountain Bluebirds in Delta - Photo: Evan Larson

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (1)
Location: HERE by washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: March 24-27 (Gillian Mitchell, m.obs)
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Richmond. - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev
Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: 100 m in on the Loop Trail at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: March 25 (Gord Gadsden and Randy Walker)

Golden Eagle (1 adult)
Location: Banford Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: March 23 (Gord Gadsden)

Blue Jay (1 photographed
Location: Boundary Park - Surrey
Reported: March 22 (fide Cole Gaerber)

Say's Phoebes

Location: 1 on the fence of the DND property on Fore Rd at Matsqui Prairie - Abbotsford
Reported: March 22 (Klaus Molthagen)

Location: 1 at the east marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: March 21 (Sue Flecker)
Say's Phoebe at Maplewood Flats - Photo: Sue Flecker

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 adult male)
Location: HERE on hemlocks on east side of third beach parking lot at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: March 16-18 (Neill Vanhinsberg, m.obs)

Male Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Common Teals

Location: 1 at Harbourside Park - North Van 
Reported: March 4-19 (John Kalman)

Location: 1 in Cheam Slough near Tuttyens Rd - Aggasiz
Reported: March 7 (Murray Brown)

Location: 1 at main pond at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: March 5-6 (Graeme Stevens, m.obs)

Location: 1 in slough at 4118 Dawson St - Burnaby
Reported: Feb 25-March 3 (Mike Boyd)

Location: 1 at the base of the Coal Port Jetty - Delta 
Reported: March 1 (Mike Klotz)

Common Teal in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Snow Buntings (3)

Location: 1 in field by 2nd benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: March 16 (Andy Perrett)

Location: 1 between marker 140-240 on the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: March 6-9 (James Linde, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: March 8 (Devin de Zwaan)
Snow Bunting in Richmond - Photo: Jacob Garvelink

Rock Sandpiper (1)
Location: Last seen on rock jetty near marina. Previously seen near light beacon with Black Turnstones at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts 
Reported: March 12 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)
Rock Sandpiper in Point Roberts - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Northern Goshawks

Location: 1 juv last seen HERE on the Raptor Trail at Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 14/19-March 12/20 (John Peetsma, m.obs)

Location: 2 juvs seen on the east dyke and at house pond at Reifel - Ladner 
Reported: Nov 5/19-March 1/20 (Gerard Duncan & Robyn Radcliffe, m.obs)

Northern Goshawk in Tsawwassen - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Golden Eagle (2)
Location: 1 last seen on Campbell Rd between McDermott and Marion Rd and 1 at Interprovincial and No. 5 Rd - Abbotsford 
Reported: Dec 6/19-March 11/20 (Raymond, Ng)

Golden Eagle in Abbotsford - Photo: Raymond Ng

Gyrfalcons

Location: 1 subadult on Fadden Rd south of Wells Line Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: March 9 (Raymond Ng)

Location: 1 juv last seen on Vye Rd in Abbotsford. Previously seen in cottonwood on McGuire Rd near Chilliwack River Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 17-March 7 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Say's Phoebe (1)
Location: Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: March 7 (Henry Wall)

Glaucous Gull (4 first-winter birds)

Location: 1 seen on turf farm on 72nd St and also seen in field east of 72nd St near 36th ave. 1 seen in field near airport tower by the 72nd St turf farm. 1 seen HERE on  Burns Dr and 96th St - Delta
Reported: Feb 16-March 6 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 on McDermott Rd - Abbotsford
Reporeed: March 2 (Gord Gadsden)

1 of 3 Glaucous Gulls in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Prairie Falcon (1)
Location: Last seen on Middleton Rd near Koerner Rd. Previously seen on Connecting Rd and also on McKechnie Rd. Also seen on the dyke on the Alouette River at the end of Sharpe Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 24/19-March 5/20 (Greg Humphrey, m.obs)

Prairie Falcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Townsend's Solitaire (2)

Location: 1 eating berries HERE at loading dock behind Biodiversity Centre at UBC. Also seen on Arbutus HERE at Forest Sciences Centre - Vancouver
Reported: Jan 14-March 5 (Devin de Zwaan, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Grouse Mountain - North Vancouver 
Reported: Feb 9 (Charl Stafleu)
Townsend's Solitaire at UBC - Photo: Jacob Garvelink

Yellow-headed Blackbird (2)
Location: With RWBL flock on River Road just west of 41B St. - Ladner 
Reported: Feb 26-March 5 (Diane Kehoe, m.obs)
Yellow-headed Blackbird in Ladner - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Red Knot (1)
Location: Last seen at the foot of 104th St. Also seen at the foot of 96th St. at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 26-March 3 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs) 
Red Knot in Delta (rare in winter) - Photo: Liron Gerstman

Steller's Jay (Interior Subspecies)
Location: Wooden bridge at Beaver Lake at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: March 1 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev)
Interior Steller's Jay in Vancouver - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Common Redpoll (1)
Location: Flying over SW corner of Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Feb 29 (Rob Lyske)

Rufous Hummingbird (1) *early*
Location: Private Home - Point Roberts 
Reported: Feb 28 (Ken Klimko)

Common Teals

Location: 1 west of the restaurant at Rocky Point Park - Port Moody
Reported: Feb 22-24 (Hilary Maguire, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen at Ceperley Meadow opposite playground. Also seen HERE at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 12-22 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Turkey Vulture (1)
Location: Flying over Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 24 (Edward Nygren)

Northern Goshawks

Location: 1 juv HERE at Memorial South Park (5955 Ross St) at the south end of the red cedar grove next to the walking track - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 20-21 (Jorden Wolfe-Tracks, m.obs)

Location: 1 Juv on the road to the Squamish Estuary spit near the Chelem Trail - Squamish
Reported: Jan 18 (Chris Dale)

Prairie Merlin (1 male)
Location: Off 64th St near 34th ave - Delta
Reported: Feb 21 (Kevin Louth)

Gyrfalcons

Location: 1 juv at first bench at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Dec 24/19-Feb 18/20 (Olaf Kringhaug, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult last seen on metal tower at 210 St and Golden Ears Way in Maple Ridge. Also seen on Connecting Rd and on 132 Ave near Neaves Rd and on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows.

Reported: Dec 24/19-Feb 18/20 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult on Sumas Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 9-15 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 adult on Wells Line and McDermott - Abbotsford
Reported: Jan 27-Feb 9 (Raymond Ng)

Location: 1 juv on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows 

Reported: Dec 24/19-Feb 2/20 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)
Adult Gyrfalcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Raymond Ng

Common Redpolls

Location: 2 with sisking north of the bus loop at the Stanley Park Pavilion - Vancouver

Reported: Feb 18 (Derek Kilby)

Location: 1 HERE in a hemlock on Rawlings Trail at Stanley Park - Vancouver

Reported: Feb 14 (Devin de Zwaan)

Location: 5 birds last seen in alders HERE. Previously seen on the Central Dyke near Grey Tower at Reifel - Delta

Reported: Feb 1-14 (Tak Shibata, m.obs)

Location: 10 at west pond and by the lookout here at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver

Reported: Feb 8-9 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Location: 5 Flying over and calling at Westham Island Rd and Kirkland Rd - Ladner

Reported: Feb 7 (Ilya Povalyaev et al.)
Common Redpoll in Delta - Photo: Rosemary Clapham

Horned Larks (6)
Location: 6 flying over Banford Rd south of Prairie Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 17 (Gord Gadsden)

California Scrub-Jays


Location: 2 on York St (and on 221 St) near Dewdney Trunk Rd - Maple Ridge

Reported: Jan 6-Feb 16 (Bruce Di Labio, m.obs)

Location: 1 at feeder at Robertson Elementary School near 46112 Southlands Cres. - Chilliwack

Reported: Feb 16/19-Jan 14/20 (Christian Lodders, m.obs)

Swamp Sparrow (1)
Location: End of Hopedale Rd at the parking lot for Rotary Trail - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 14 (Gord Gadsden)

Yellow-billed Loon (1 adult)

Location: Swimming near Grebe Islets and Passage Island viewed from Klootchman Park (scope required) - West Vancouver
Reported: Feb 10 (Ken Wright)

Says' Phoebes


Location: 1 at the SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond

Reported: Feb 8 (Shawn Lawrence)

Location: Flycatching near yellow barn HERE on 209 St - Maple Ridge

Reported: Feb 3-5 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)
**Do not park on or block farmer's driveway and do not trespass on farmer's land**
Say's Phoebe in Maple Ridge - Photo: John Gordon

American Tree Sparrows


Location: 1 between the first and second benches at Brusnwick Point - Delta

Reported: Feb 3-4 (Jim Palmer, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the pumphouse east of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta

Reported: Dec 29/19-Jan 24/20 (Melissa Hafting and Bridget Spencer et al.)

Location: 2 by the mansion near 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta

Reported: Jan 4 (Liz Stewart)
American Tree Sparrow at Boundary Bay - Photo: Bridget Spence
Glaucous Gull 
Location: 1 first-winter bird at Bailey Landfill - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 22/19-Feb 3/20 (Paul Foth, m.obs)

Cinnamon Teal (2)

Location: Near Purple Martin boxes on East Dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Jan 29-Feb 3 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 male) *Home is open to public by appt **Contact RBA for access*

Location: Private Home - Richmond
Reported: Jan 31 (Linda Koch, m.obs)
**The bird was not seen on Feb 1st**
Male Lesser Goldfinch in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Haftin
Swamp Sparrows

Location: 1 in reeds by grey tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Dec 22/19-Jan 31/20 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the start of the Loop Trail at Cheam Lake - Chilliwack

Reported: Jan 18 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 2 on the Chelem Trail - Squamish Estuary
Reported: Nov 1/19-Jan 11/20 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Tree Swallows (1) *early*

Location: Fuller's Slough at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Jan 29 (Cos van Wermeskerken)

Ancient Murrelets (3)
Location: Off end of South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Jan 27 (Ben Freeman)

Golden Eagle

Location: 1 at private home - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 26 (Gord Gadsden)

Glaucous Gull (1 first-winter)

Location: HERE off London Landing fishing pier - Richmond
Reported: Jan 24 (Melissa Hafting)
Glaucous Gull in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Snow Bunting (1)

Location: Along 3rd Ave on west side of road between the bridge and railway tracks (at estuary) - Squamish
Reported: Jan 11-Jan 21 (Bonni Faibairn, m.obs)

Bohemian Waxwing (1)

Location: HERE on dyke eating berries with Robins at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Jan 19 (Melissa Hafting)
Bohemian Waxwing in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Horned Larks (14)

Location: On Banford Rd south of Prairie Central Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 9-18 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

Location: Last seen HERE by the SW pond. Previously seen by the grey tower, the east end of the East Dyke and at Fuller's Slough at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Aug 5/19-Jan 11/20 [identified by Ken Wright (first photographed by Tristan Jobin), m.obs]

Black Phoebe in Reifel - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev
Great Egret (1) 
Location: Last seen at Marion and 5 Rd. Previously seen in the ditch near the Cole Rd rest stop across from Hougan Park and near McDermott Rd and Campbell Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 15/19-Jan 11/20 (Nick Balachanoff, m.obs)

Ancient Murrelets (scope required) 


Location: 10 flying past the ferry jetty (towards the USA) - Tsawwassen 

Reported: Jan 10 (Josh Brown)

Location: 12 off Cecil Green Park at UBC - Vancouver 

Reported: Jan 9 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Location: Up to 72 at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts

Reported: Jan 3-9 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Prairie Merlin (Richardson's)

Location: 1 male HERE near golfcourse on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 8 (Melissa Hafting)
Male Prairie Merlin in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Common Redpoll (3)
Location: Start of East Dyke at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Jan 3 (Tom Plath)

Bohemian Waxwing (1)

Location: Crown and W 11th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Jan 2 (Janice Arndt)

Common Yellowthroat (late)

Location: HERE near Mud Bay - Surrey
Reported: Dec 28/19-Jan 1/20 (Rob Lyske et al.)