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

**Ancient Murrelets are being seen at Lighthouse Marine Park in Point Roberts**


Redheads

Location: 1 at the east end of Lost Lagoon - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 14/22-Jan 27/23 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 1 in the ditch HERE on Southlands Dr - Delta
Reported: Jan 20-23 (David Hoar and Noreen Rudd)

Location: Up to 6 in Alouette River HERE - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 2-23 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Ladner Trunk Rd and 112th St in a small reservoir - Delta 
Reported: Jan 16-20 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Katzie Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 31/22 (Asher Steed et al.)

Redhead in Vancouver - Photo: Justin Flint

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 3 on Shell Rd and Sealord Rd - Richmond
Reported: Oct 13/22-Jan 27/23 (Paul Clarke, m.obs)

Location: Up to 8 at Ladner Harbour Park and near Sharkey's restaurant parking lot - Ladner
Reported: Sept 29/22-Jan 25/23 (Doug Bamford, m.obs)

Location: 3 at Private Home on Willowfield Drive near Blundell Rd - Richmond
Reported: Dec 6/22-Jan 26/23 (Catherine Chow, m.obs)

Location: 4 at Private Home on Maple Crescent near Maple Crescent Park baseball diamond - Ladner
Reported: Sept 23/22-Jan 25/23 (Grant Edwards)

Location: 1 at Britannia Shipyards - Richmond
Reported: Jan 25 (Edie Bijdemast)

Location: 4 on Dunsmuir St and Gilley St near Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 15/22-Jan 25/23 (Lise Owens, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Balaclava Park near 31st and Collingwood Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 15/22-Jan 20/23 (Paul Clapham)

Location: 2 at N MacDonald Ave and Oxford St - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 8/22-Jan 8/23 (Margaret Hansen, m.obs)

Location: 2 in oak tree on Westminster Hwy near Cooney Rd - Richmond
Reported: Oct 5-Jan 8/23 (Lauren Bruneski, m.obs)

Location: 2 on Ladner Rd near bridge - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 8 (Joanne Macdougall)

Location: 3 HERE near Christ Covenant Church - Langley
Reported: Dec 29/22-Jan 5/23 (Mike Klotz et al.)

Location: 1 at residential feeder near Finn Slough off leash dog park - Richmond
Reported: Nov 24/22-Jan 4/23 (Tom Plath, m.obs)

Blue-winged Teal (1 female, rare in winter)

Location: HERE in display ponds - Delta
Reported: Jan 11-27 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Blue-winged Teal in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Prairie Falcon (1)

Location: Seen on Ladner Rd. Also seen on Rannie Rd near Sturgeon Slough parking lot. Also seen HERE on Connecting Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 16/22-Jan 27/23 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)

Prairie Falcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Raymond Ng

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 2 by blue interpretive sign near second tower at Serpentine Fen - Surrey 
Reported: Jan 26 (Alison Evely)

Location: 6 birds by electrical substation east of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 5/22-Jan 22/23 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE and 1 HERE and 1 HERE on the west dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Jan 3-22 (Ben Lambert et al., m.obs)

Location: HERE on Koerner Rd - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Jan 15 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 on the ground at Piper Spit before the boardwalk at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby 
Reported: Dec 30 (Nitin Tomer)

Location: 200m west of 88th St at Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta 
Reported: Dec 21 (Brent Diakow)

American Avocet (1)

Location: Last seen HERE off the Tsawwassen First Nations Dyke off 41 B St just south of the coal port jetty. Also seen at Brunswick Point near causeway HERE.  - Tsawwassen. Also seen at Reifel in the west field - Delta
Reported: Dec 16, 2022-Jan 25, 2023 (Bryan Zandberg, m.obs)

American Avocet in Delta - Photo: Heather T.

ROCK SANDPIPER (2)

Location: 1 at compensation lagoon near taxi pullout at ferry jetty with Black Turnstones - Delta 
Reported: Jan 25 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 in Dunlin flock on offshore island HERE near Blackie Spit viewed from Kayak (not accessible by foot) - Surrey
Reported: Jan 22 (Jim Lai)

Rock Sandpiper in Surrey - Photo: Jim Lai

Northern Mockingbird (1)

Location: Between 80th St pumphouse and 88th St at Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta
Reported: Sept 29/2022-Jan 25/2023 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Peter Candido

Western Gull (1 adult)

Location: 1 on pilings at Gilbert Beach. Also seen once on the roof of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery - Richmond
Reported: Jan 22-25 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Western Gull in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Snow Buntings

Location: 6 feeding at taxi pullout and on south side of ferry jetty (half way down) at Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal - Delta
Reported: Nov 29/22-Jan 25/23 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 2 at marker 243 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Dec 28/22-Jan 8/23 (Sabine Jessen, m.obs)

Townsend's Solitaires 

Location: 1 at church parking lot at 4594 54a St - Delta
Reported: Dec 17/22-Jan 25/23 (Lindz Marsh and Jon and Ben Lambert, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Colony Farm duck pond - Coquitlam
Reported: Jan 19 (Joe Denham)

Location: 1 at Grant Narrows parking lot - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 11-16 (John Saremba)

Location: 1 on raptor loop trail near second bridge at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Jan 3-14 (David Hoar, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Foster Ave near Cypress St - Coquitlam
Reported: Jan 2 (Hilary Maguire)

Location: 1 at roadside parking lot at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 2 (Monica Nugent)

Location: 1 on beach by light beacon at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Jan 1 (David Hoar)

Location: 1 at grassy area of walk in campsite at Porteau Cove - West Vancouver
Reported: Jan 1 (Rick Zapf)

Location: 1 at 6098 Blink Bonnie Rd - West Vancouver
Reported: Dec 24-31 (Mark Swanson, m.obs)

Townsend’s Solitaire in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

Swamp Sparrow (3)

Location: 1 in marsh by tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Jan 11-24 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in marsh at Ladner Harbour Park - Delta
Reported: Jan 22-23 (Kevin Krebs, m.obs)

Location: 1 near big bend by electrical substation by 72nd St in marsh at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 9 (Kevin Louth)

Swamp Sparrow at Reifel - Photo: Peter Candido 

Glaucous Gull (1, 2nd winter)

Location: In field on Campbell Rd near Interprovincial Hwy  - Abbotsford
Reported: Jan 24 (Gord Gadsden)

Common Teal (2)

Location: 1 in the flooded field near parking lot at Garry Point Park - Richmond
Reported: Jan 23 (Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 in the ditch HERE on Southlands Dr - Delta
Reported: Jan 20-23 (David Hoar and Noreen Rudd)

Common Teal in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Red Knot (3)

Location: HERE in field between 80-88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 22 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Harris’s Sparrow (1)

Location: Private Home - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 17-21 (Laura Korska)

Harris’s Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Laura Korska

Gyrfalcon (1 juv)

Location: Seen at Ladner and Rannie Rd and at Sturgeon Slough parking lot and HERE on Rannie Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 7-15 (Daniel Graca, m.obs)

Gyrfalcon in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Daniel Graca 

Cassin’s Finch (35)

Location: Near Sasquatch lodge and HERE in Hemlock Valley - Agassiz
Reported: Jan 10-15 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)

Cassin’s Finch in Agassiz - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Red Knot (2, in non-breeding)

Location: In field on 36 Ave, east of overpass between 64 and 72nd St - Delta
Reported: Dec 28/22-Jan 9/23 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

ROCK SANDPIPER (1)

Location: Sitting on pipe in Dunlin flock between marker 237 and the very tip of the end of the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Dec 16/22-Jan 7/23 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)

Rock Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Sabine Jessen

California Scrub-Jay x Steller’s Jay Hybrid (1)

Location: On Spruce St and Baker Ave. Also seen on Halley Ave and Fir St - Burnaby
Reported: Nov 1, 2022-Jan 7, 2023 (Darko Bojanic, m.obs)

California Scrub-Jay X Steller’s Jay hybrid in Burnaby - Photo: James Chen 

Sora (1)

Location: Feeding in the marsh at 41b St - Delta
Reported: Jan 4 (Richard Wakelam)

Red Knot (1, in partial breeding plumage)

Location: On mudflats at 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 2/23 (Liron Gertsmn)

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: Near base of dyke at 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Jan 2 (Melissa Hafting and Ben Lambert)

Harris’s Sparrow (1)

Location: Private Home - Squamish
Reported: Dec 29/22-Jan 1/23 (Chris Dale)

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on the west dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Dec 31 (Ben Lambert)

Chipping Sparrow (1) 

Location: On dyke HERE off 224th St - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 30 (Ken Willis)

Townsend's Solitaires

Location: 1 last seen on gravestones just north of 33rd Ave. Previously seen west of the office buildings in the lane off 38th Ave at Mtn View Cemetary - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 21-30 (Bryan and Janet King, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on 209a St - Langley
Reported: Dec 29 (Eric Habisch et al).

Location: 1 HERE on 61 Ave - Langley
Reported: Dec 29 (Mike Klotz et al.)

Location: 2 at Ladner and Churchill Sts - New West
Reported: Dec 29 (Rob Butler)

Location: 1 at Avondale Park- Burnaby
Reported: Dec 25 (Sandra Palbiski)

Location: 1 at 1a Ave Centennial Beach entrance - Delta
Reported: Dec 18 (Anne Murray)

Location: 1 at Starboat Cove - West Vancouver
Reported: Dec 17 (Kathleen Oliver)

Location: 1 near pond on Ontario St at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 17 (Jeremiah Kennedy)

Location: 1 feeding on berries on Knox St (also seen on Blair Ave) near Sapperton Park - New West
Reported: Dec 15-17 (J. Wilson, m.obs)

Location: 1 at 2366 Constantine Place - West Vancouver
Reported: Dec 17 (Sally McDermott)

Location: 1 HERE on centre dyke at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: Dec 15-16 (Kiera Fritsch, m.obs)

Bohemian Waxwing (1)

Location: In aspens at the east side of 224th St at Old Yale Park - Langley
Reported: Dec 29 (Phil Henderson et al.)

Lapland Longspur (Up to 120)

Location: HERE in field on Banford Rd  - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 10-27 (Jonathan Pap et al., m.obs)

Gyrfalcon (1 adult)

Location: Marion Rd and # 5 Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 26 (Ed Klassen)

Redheads 

Location: 2 at the n side of the base of the ferry jetty - Delta
Reported: Dec 21 (Liron Gerstman)

Location: 1 at Edwards Drive Pond - Point Roberts
Reported: Dec 15-18 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 off the White Rock Pier - White Rock 
Reported: Dec 13-16 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the North end of Hale Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 8 (Dan Tyson)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

Location: HERE and HERE on Jess Rd near Carey Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 17-18 (Benjamin Pap, m.obs)

Black Phoebe in Chilliwack - Photo: Krissi Martin

Chipping Sparrow (1, late)

Location: Private Home - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 15-18 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Chipping Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Neill Vanhinsberg

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 1 on Westwater Drive near Brunswick Place - Richmond
Reported: Dec 17 (Alan Moat)

Location: 2 at 4926 48 B Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 12-Dec 17 (Allissa Best)

Location: 1 at 244 St and 102 Ave also seen at 216th St and Ridgeway Crescent - Maple Ridge
Reported: Nov 28-Dec 15 (Kathleen McEachern) 

Location: 1 at 11551 Trumpeter Drive - Richmond
Reported: Dec 5-6 (fide Wayne Diakow)

Location: 2 at 32nd and Dunbar - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 6 (fide Cole Gaerber)

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 2 just east of the office buildings on 39th at Mountain View Cemetary - Vancouver 
Reported: Nov 26-Dec 17 (Bryan and Janet King, m.obs)

Location: 1 bird 200m east of the foot of 72nd St and 2 birds 200m east of 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 3-17 (William Cranny, m.obs)

Location: 1 in the parking lot at the Trades and Technology building at University of the Fraser Valley on Keith Wilson Rd and Tyson Rd - Chilliwack 
Reported: Dec 10 (Todd Kohler)

Male Mountain Bluebird in Delta -- Photo: Ben Lambert

Rusty Blackbird (1 female)

Location: HERE on 40th Ave in blackbird flock - Delta 
Reported: Dec 16 (Keith Riding)

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: HERE at Reifel Bird Sanctuary - Delta
Reported: Dec 11-15 (Rob Lyske and George Clulow, m.obs)

Northern Waterthrush in Delta - Photo: Rob Lyske

Harris’s Sparrow (1)

Location: In field with cows and adjacent driveway in GCSP flock outside Reifel entrance - Ladner
Reported: Dec 9-15 (Kiera Fritsch, m.obs)

Harris’s Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Kiera Fritsch

Pine Grosbeak (2)

Location: 1 km north of Hollyburn Lodge (accessed by snowshoes or cross country skis) at Cypress Bowl - West Van
Reported: Dec 15 (Wayne Diakow)

Golden Eagle (1 juv)

Location: Flying over Cameron Rd south of Hwy 7 - Agassiz
Reported: Dec 14 (Gord Gadsden et al.)

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 2 birds by the second tower at Serpentine Fen - Surrey 
Reported: Dec 14 (Alison Evely)

Location: 1 bird by the old first bench at Brunswick Point - Delta 
Reported: Dec 11 (Matthew Ballantyne)

Location: 2 bird 50m east of the foot of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 5-6 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 on West Dyke Trail between Williams and Francis Rd - Richmond 
Reported: Dec 4 (Caroline Knox)

Cassin's Finch (Up to 16)

Location: Corner of Ryder Lake Rd and Extrom Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 12-14 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Golden Eagle (1, reported)

Location: Flying north over Moncton Str and No 1 Rd - Richmond
Reported: Dec 14 (Doug Bamford)

Whimbrel (1)

Location: Near the pumphouse at Beach Grove Lagoon at Boundary Bay Regional Park - Tsawwassen
Reported: Dec 12 (Allan Jensen and Caroline Knox)

Rusty Blackbird (1)

Location: Near slough on Chapman Rd across from the research farm - Agassiz
Reported: Dec 12 (fide Bentley Colwill)

Golden Eagle (1, reported)

Location: Flying west from 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 10 (Debbi Hlady)

ROCK SANDPIPER (1)

Location: Sitting on pilings at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Dec 7 (Grayson Smith)

Townsend’s Solitaires

Location: 1 at McClughan Park west side near 204 St eating cotoneaster berries - Langley
Reported: Dec 5-7 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Whyte Islet at Whytecliff Park - West Van
Reported: Dec 5 (Richard Wakelam)

Location: 1 on the Wilson Farm Dyke Trail just past the first big bend at Colony Farm  - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 3 (Mike Farnworth)

Location: 1 just east of the office buildings on 39th at Mtn View Cemetary - Van
Reported: Nov 26-Dec 2 (Bryan and Janet King, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Elgin Heritage Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 2 (Phillip Wright)

Location: 1 at parking lot of Lower Seymour filtration water plant area - North Van
Reported: Nov 23 (Bryan King)

Location: 1 at Braemar Rd E and Lonsdale Ave - North Van
Reported: Nov 21 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 2 HERE at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Nov 20 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 1 on junipers at Cape Roger Curtis Lighthouse - Bowen Island
Reported: Nov 14 (Charlotte Gruneau)

Glaucous Gull (1, 3rd cycle)

Location: In river viewed from the south end of the Vedder Bridge - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 6 (Gord Gadsden)

White-winged Crossbill (2)

Location: In a fir along the Vedder River at the east end of Browne Creek Wetlands - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 6 (Gord Gadsden)

RBA: PROTHONOTARY WARBLER (1) 

 *The bird was captured by Wildlife Rescue Association on Dec 6th and is in their care.*

Location: Last seen in underground parking of private apartment garage (off limits to birders) near Riverfront Park. First seen HERE and HERE and at Private Home - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 30-Dec 6 (Peggy Mersereau, m.obs)

Please do not point cameras at private homes.

Prothonotary Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Rusty Blackbird (1)

Location: HERE on Dixon Rd just north of Wells Line Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 4 (Cameron Montgomery)

Rusty Blackbird in Abbotsford - Photo: Cameron Montgomery

Bohemian Waxwings

Location: 2 birds 200m down the Nature Trail at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 4 (Kiera Fritsch)

Location: Up to 26 HERE at Squamish Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Nov 27-Dec 4 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Red Knot (1, late)

Location: Last seen sleeping on the compensation lagoon off taxi pullout at ferry jetty. First seen off the South corner of the Tsawwassen First Nations Dyke - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 24-Dec 3 (Tom Plath, m.obs)

Red Knot in Delta - Photo: Kat McGrath

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 male and 1 female)

Location: HERE at Maclure Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 30-Dec 1 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

American Avocet (1)

Location: 1 (initially 2) in the west field (end closest to sw pond) at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 23-Nov 30 (Graham Sunderland, m.obs)

Snow Buntings

Location: 3 at end of spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Nov 10-29 (MacKenzie Fenton, m.obs)

Location: Up to 7 Between marker 180 to end of jetty tip on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 26-Nov 26 (Grant Edwards, m.obs)

Location: 1 near the taxi pullout near the ferry jetty - Delta
Reported: Nov 19 (Krissi Martin)

Location: 2 on dyke past tower near Katzie Marsh at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 11-17 (Carolyn Schmor, m.obs)

Location: 5 feeding in car ferry line up to Swartz Bay at Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal - Delta
Reported: Nov 8 (Keith Taylor)

Swamp Sparrow (2)

Location: 1 HERE at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 6-29 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on Ballam Rd Dyke - Rosedale
Reported: Nov 6 (Chris McDonald)

California Scrub-Jays 

Location: 1 at 632 E Sixth St - North Van
Reported: Nov 19-28 (Gabe van der Berg)

Location: 5 at 156 St and Green Timbers Greenway - Surrey
Reported: Oct 18-Nov 13 (Daniel Graca, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Terra Nova Park on dyke near playground - Richmond
Reported: Nov 6 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 1 seen on 114a St near 11430-78 Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4, 2021-Nov 6, 2022 (Phil Kelly, Marylou Johnson and Robyn Moore, m.obs) 

Location: 1 at Rotary Park - Ladner
Reported: Oct 31 (Ben Freeman)

TROPICAL KINGBIRD (1)

Location: At 34th St and River Rd W - Delta
Reported: Nov 28 (James McKenzie)

California Scrub-Jay X Steller’s Jay (1) 

Location: 1 last seen HERE previously seen at 9868 179 St - Surrey (likely one of the 3 hybrid fledglings from 11430-78 Ave - Delta) 
Reported: Sept 13-Nov 28 (Simon Bernard, m.obs)

California Scrub Jay x Steller’s Jay Hybrid in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 1 female sitting on YVR fence HERE and HERE on Ferguson Rd - Richmond
Reported: Nov 9-28 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs) 

Location: 1 male sitting on elderberry at the east end of Pumhouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Nov 11 (Colin Clasen)

Whimbrel (1)

Location: Off the Pumphouse at Beach Grove - Delta
Reported: Nov 27 (Leila Wallace)

Redheads

Location: 1 at main pond at Great Blue Heron Reserve - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 27 (Chris McDonald)

Location: 2 male and 1 female at Edwards Drive Pond - Point Roberts
Reported: Nov 13-26 (Melissa Hafting m.obs)

Location: 9 at main pond at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 6-26 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on private property off 112th St - Delta
Reported: Nov 21-25 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Location: 5 at Silvermere Lake - Mission
Reported: Nov 20 (Dave Olson)

Location: 1 male and female HERE at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 29-Nov 17 (Justin Flint, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE on Alouette River - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 10-17 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Location: 2 in lagoon HERE - Bowen Island
Reported: Nov 8-13 (Ken Wright, m.obs)

Location: 1 off the Heron Loop Trail at the Great Blue Heron Reserve - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 12 (Bentley Colwill)

Location: 2 males in pond at Kings Links Golf Course east of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 1-6 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Redheads in Vancouver - Photo: Justin Flint

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 female)

Location: In blackbird flock on Chilliwack Central Rd HERE - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 25 (Bentley Colwill)

American Tree Sparrow (2)

Location: 2 seen 50 m east of electrical fenced off area between 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 24-25 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 HERE at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 23 (Joel Schmidt and Larry Hooge, m.obs)

Common Teal (1)

Location: HERE at Garry Point Park - Richmond
Reported: Nov 24 (Yousif Attia)

Semipalmated Plover (1, late)

Location: On Beach Grove beach off the 17A Ave entrance - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 23 (Kevin Louth)

WESTERN BLUEBIRD (2)

Location: Male and Female HERE at Seymour Landing - Bowen Island
Reported: Nov 21 (Jess Findlay and Charlotte Gruneau)

Male Western Bluebird on Bowen Island - Photo: Charlotte Gruneau
Female Western Bluebird on Bowen Island - Photo: Jess Findlay

Bohemian Waxwing (16)

Location: HERE near Green Lake - Whistler
Reported: Nov 21 (Dea Lloyd)

TROPICAL KINGBIRD (1)

Location: On telephone wire on 104th St near Hornby Dr - Delta
Reported: Nov 12-20 (Elzbieta Nowak, m.obs)

Tropical Kingbird in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Sora (2)

Location: 1 in ditch at the end of Thompson Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 19 (Joanne Macdougall)

Location: 1 in marsh near tower in west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Nov 19 (Brian Self)

Tree Swallow (1, late)

Location: Flying south over West Dyke at Westminster Hwy at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Nov 19 (Melissa Hafting et al.)

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1, late)

Location: 200m from bridge on Westham Island in mixed blackbird flock - Delta
Reported: Nov 19 (John Reynolds)

Horned Lark (3)

Location: On dyke 200m past tower near Katzie Marsh at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 15-16 (Viktor Vandereyk, m.obs)

RBA: BROWN BOOBY (1 adult female)

Location: Viewed by boat HERE off Westham Island - Delta
Reported: Nov 14 (Lochlan Wylie et al.)

Brown Booby in Delta - Photo: Lochlan Wylie 

ROCK SANDPIPER (2)

Location: 1 flying past light beacon at Lighthouse Marine Park heading towards marina/Jetty - Point Roberts
Reported: Nov 13 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 Briefly at end of Iona South Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Nov 11 (Sabine Decamp)

Rock Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Sabine Decamp 

Wilson’s Warbler (1, late)

Location: HERE at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 13 (Monica Nugent et al.)

Harris’s Sparrow (1 juv)

Location: HERE off Tsawwassen Dr N - Tsawwassen First Nation 
Reported: Nov 12 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Harris’s Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Yousif Attia

Common Yellowthroat (1, late)

Location: On beach grass off the Morrison Crescent/Beach Grove Rd entrance - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 11 (Debbi Hlady)

Townsend’s Solitaire (2)

Location: HERE at Klootchman Park - West Van
Reported: Nov 10 (Sue Flecker, Grant Edwards, Ben Lambert)

Townsend’s Solitaire in West Van - Photo: Ben Lambert

American Tree Sparrow (2)

Location: 1 HERE on dyke near 72nd at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 9 (Grant Edwards)

Location: 1 HERE on small trail at Terra Nova Park - Richmond
Reported: Nov 7 (Melissa Hafting)

American Tree Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Horned Lark (5)

Location: 3 at Base of N Jetty HERE and in works yard at Iona -  Richmond
Reported: Oct 28-Nov 9 (Kat McGrath, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE on dyke at Pitt Lake - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 29 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Horned Lark in Richmond - Photo: Kat McGrath

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on Victoria Dr - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 8 (Jim Palmer)

SOOTY/SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER (1)

Location: Flying north past light beacon too fast to id to species at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Nov 5 (Roger Foxall)

TROPICAL KINGBIRD  (3)

Location: 2 last seen HERE in row of trees on Robertson Rd on Westham Island. First seen HERE at Fuller’s Slough inside Reifel Bird Sanctuary - Delta
Reported: Oct 15-Nov 3 (Tom Plath, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen HERE near parking lot and first seen HERE and by Purple Martin boxes HERE at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 23 (Daniel Graca, m.obs)

Tropical Kingbird in Surrey - Photo: Daniel Graca

Harris's Sparrow (2)

Location: 1 on the gravel part of McPherson Rd, 300m from McCombs Rd at East Sector Park - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Nov 3 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 on Jesperson Dyke HERE halfway between the Jesperson entrance and Gill Rd entrance - Chilliwack
Reported: Oct 22-29 (Chris McDonald)

American Golden-Plover (juvs)

Location: 1 at Squamish River Estuary near the old West/Barr log sort - Squamish
Reported: Nov 2 (Brian Aikens)

Location: 2 between 104-112 St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 17-31 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen at Mud Bay. First seen across the river from the spit near train tracks at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 16-29 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at ferry jetty compensation lagoon by taxi pullout - Delta
Reported: Oct 2-17 (Jim Palmer, m.obs)

2 American Golden-Plovers in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

RBA: ACORN WOODPECKER (1 Female)

Location: Private Home - Port Moody
Reported: Nov 1 (Gillian McMillan)

Female Acorn Woodpecker in Port Moody - Photo: Gillian McMillan

Yellow-headed Blackbird (2)

Location: 2 on sunflowers at the foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay -  Delta
Reported: Nov 1 (Brian Stech)

Yellow-headed Blackbird in Delta - Photo: Brian Stech

American Tree Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on West Dyke at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Nov 1 (Catriona Leven)

Great Egret  (1)

Location: Flying west over Bailey landfill viewed from 6122 Teskey Way - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 1 (John Procee)

Swamp Sparrow  (2)

Location: 1 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 26-31 (Kathleen Oliver, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on Robertson Rd on Westham Island - Delta
Reported: Oct 23-26 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Red Knot (2, late)

Location: Between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 31 (Kevin Louth et al., m.obs)

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: End of spit at Blackie Spit Park  - Surrey
Reported: Oct 31 (Alison Evely)

Great Egret  (2)

Location: 1 HERE in slough between campground near Lighthouse Park and Edwards Dr Pond  - Point Roberts
Reported: Oct 29 (Joanne Macdougall, m.obs)

Location: 1 Flying north over Canada Post Depot on Ferguson Rd and heading towards McDonald Beach - Richmond
Reported: Oct 27 (Alain Isada)

Great Egret in Point Roberts - Photo: Joanne Macdougall

Pacific Golden-Plover (1-2 juv)

Location: 1 last seen at Mud Bay. First seen off the end of the Spit (train tracks side) at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 17-29 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the foot of 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 24-28 (Kevin Louth)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Surrey - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Sabine’s Gull (1 juv, reported)

Location: HERE at Eagle Point - Harrison Mills
Reported: Oct 29 (Bentley Colwill)

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 4 at 4595 54a St - Delta
Reported: Sept 22-Oct 21 (Ben Lambert, m.obs)

Location: 3 confirmed breeding at 9522 Hazel St. Also seen at Chilliwack Highschool - Chilliwack
Reported: July 1-Oct 19 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Fir St near River Rd - Maple Ridge
Reported: Oct 18 (Peter Clarke)

Location: 1 on Grand Boulevard and 9 St - North Van
Reported: Oct 16-Oct 17 (Kathleen McEachern)

Location: 3 at 333 Gladwin Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 16 (Justin Flint)

Location: Private Home on 109 Ave - Maple Ridge
Reported: Oct 15 (Kamil Szlachta)

Location: 3 at the first bench at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Oct 1-14 (Peter Candido, m.obs)

Location: 3 at Private Home at 96A and 176 St - Surrey
Reported: Oct 14 (fide Wayne Diakow)

Location: 2 HERE on Fraserglen Dr - Surrey 
Reported: Oct 10-13 (Daniel Graca m.obs)

Location: 1 at W 71st Ave and Ash St - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 10 (Courtney Rice)

Location: 1 at 3549 W 28th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 10 (Pat Birch)

Location: 1 at 5293 Ketch Pl - Delta
Reported: Oct 10 (Pete Lypkie)

Location: 2 at private home - Langley
Reported: Oct 6 (Eric Habisch)

Location: 2 at Avondale Park - Burnaby
Reported: Oct 4 (Sandra Pabliski)

Location: 2 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 3 (Sunny Zhang)

Location: 1 sitting on telephone wire in the 600 block of Douglas St and also seen along the Rotary Trail - Hope
Reported: Sept 20-Oct 3 (Cecilia Fraga, m.obs)

Location: 1 at private home on Wildwood Crescent - Delta
Reported: Oct 2 (Bruce Taylor)

Location: 1 HERE at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 2 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 at Village Park - Delta
Reported: Oct 1 (Debbi Hlady)

Location: 1 at 1574 Cameron Point - Agassiz
Reported: Oct 1 (Les Peterson)

Location: 1 at Ash St and W 71st Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 1 (Joshua Ralph)

BLACKPOLL WARBLER (1)

Location: HERE at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Oct 28 (Breyden Beeke, m.obs)

Blackpoll Warbler in Rosedale - Photo: Breyden Beeke

Lapland Longspur (2)

Location: HERE at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Oct 26 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

Location: Private Property near Arnold and Vye Rd HERE - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 25 (Elisha Miller)

RBA: WILLIAMSON'S SAPSUCKER (1 Juv) *Please be respectful of private residences*

Location: Briefly in a tree HERE on 93 B Ave but flew east towards 204 St and hasn't been relocated as of posting - Langley
Reported: Oct 24 (Dan Tyson)

Horned Lark (1)

Location: Walking on seaweed HERE at Beach Grove Lagoon at Boundary Bay Regional Park - Delta
Reported: Oct 24 (Eric Walther)

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: HERE at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts 
Reported: Oct 23 (Sabine Decamp)

Lapland Longspur in Point Roberts - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Oct 22 (Chris Dale)

BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE (1, first winter)

Location: In Bonaparte Gull flock off the car pak at Lighthuse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Oct 21 (Kevin Louth)

Palm Warbler (1)

Location: HERE on Sword Fern Trail at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 20 (Reuven Martin)

Great Egret (1)

Location: HERE in the Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Oct 20 (Chris Murrell and Chris Dale)

Great Egret in Squamish - Photo: Chris Murrell

Prairie Merlin (1)

Location: 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 20 (Kevin Louth)

TROPICAL KINGBIRD (1)

Location: HERE on East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Oct 19 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Tropical Kingbird in North Van - Photo: Quentin Brown

Wilson’s Warbler (1, late)

Location: HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: Oct 18 (Kathleen  Oliver)

American Tree Sparrow (1)

Location: In Savenye area near Purple Martin boxes at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: Oct 18 (fide Mike Edwards)

Harris’s  Sparrow (1 adult)

Location: On lawn HERE in mixed sparrow flock near car park at Cleveland Dam - North Van
Reported: Oct 16-17 (Caroline Knox and Allan Jensen, m.obs)

Harris’s Sparrow in North Van - Photo: Caroline Knox

Townsend's Solitaire (1)

Location: At top of Mystery Peak chair at Seymour Mtn - North Van
Reported: Oct 17 (Jamie Townsend)

Franklin’s Gull  (1 first winter)

Location: Briefly across the river from the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 16 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Snow Bunting  (1)

Location: End of Spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 15 (Alison Evely)

Rusty Blackbird (2)

Location: 1 female walking on lily pads at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Oct 13-15 (Li Hou, m.obs)

Location: 1 male HERE on dyke (lake side) at Grant Narrows as you head towards Katzie Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 15 (Doug and Cindy Martin)

Rusty Blackbird in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Cindy Martin

RBA: LITTLE GULL  (1 adult)

Location: Flying far offshore HERE viewed from Third Beach at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 14 (Frank Lin)

Little Gull in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: In ditch across from SW corner of duck pond on Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Oct 14 (Colin Clasen)

Yellow Warbler (1, late)

Location: In birch tree beside Maritime Museum parking lot - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 13 (Paul Kendal)

RBA: ACORN WOODPECKER (1 male)

Location: HERE at Ladner Harbour Park and on bare snag HERE on Chisholm St (flies back and forth to both locations) - Delta  
Reported: Oct 8-11 (Anne Murray and Iris Wong, m.obs)

Acorn Woodpecker in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

TROPICAL KINGBIRD (2)

Location: 1 at the pond at Ambleside Park West Vancouver  
Reported: Oct 9 (Meg Firth)

Location: 1 HERE near entrance at Reifel - Delta  
Reported: Oct 9 (Kait York and Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Tropical Kingbird in Delta - Photo: Evan Larson

Palm Warbler (1)

Location: 1 at the spit at Ambleside Park (near dog park) West Vancouver  
Reported: Oct 9 (Meg Firth)

Willow Flycatcher (1, late)

Location: HERE at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park   Vancouver  
Reported: Oct 9 (Sashka Djordjevic)

Willow Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Sashka Djordjevic

Rusty Blackbird (1)

Location: HERE at Squamish Estuary Squamish  
Reported: Oct 8-9 (Steve Juhasz)

Rusty Blackbird in Squamish - Photo: Steve Juhasz

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: HERE on inner grassy trail at Reifel - Delta  
Reported: Sept 15-Oct 9 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Northern Waterthrush in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Prairie Merlin (1 female)

Location: In field near parking lot to Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 8 (Larry Cowan)

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta
Reported: Oct 7 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Townsend's Solitaire (1)

Location: Semiahmoo Shopping Centre- Surrey
Reported: Oct 7 (Philip Wright)

Red-naped Sapsucker (2)

Location: 1 female west of the bridge at Maplewood Flats moving south along the trail - North Van
Reported: Oct 6 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 male at the south end of Fishtrap Creek Park on the north side of Old Yale Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 5 (Jean Bergen)

Wilson’s Phalarope (1)

Location: In the house pond also seen in the sw marsh and west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 11-Oct 6 (Ben Lambert, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalarope in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

Heermann’s Gull (1 adult)

Location:  Briefly sitting on ferry breakwater at Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal before flying towards Point Roberts - Delta
Reported: Oct 5 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

American Golden-Plover (juvs)

Location: Up to 3 Last seen at the foot of 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31-Oct 5 (Kevin Louth and Mike Toochin et al., m.obs)

Location: 1 at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 29 (MacKenzie Fenton)

YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER (1 male)

Location: HERE on the north side of the Brunette Headwaters Trail between Piper Spit and Cariboo Dam at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Oct 4 (David Hoar et al.)

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker in Burnaby - Photos: David Hoar

Pacific Golden-Plover (1 juv)

Location: Foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 29-Oct 3 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Ian Burgess

RUFF (1 juv)

Location: House pond at Reifel - Delta  
Reported: Oct 1 (Kathleen Fry, m.obs)

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry 

Sabine’s Gull (1 juv)

Location: Viewed by boat off Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Sept 29 (Wayne Diakow and Roger Foxall, m.obs)

Sabine’s Gull in Richmond - Photo: Grant Edwards

Horned Larks

Location: 1 at jetty at dog park at Ambleside Park - West Van
Reported: Sept 29 (Joe Denham)

Location: 4 at marker 225 and 1 at marker 136 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 15-28 (Zach Westfall and Nigel Gilmour)

Location: Up to 10 walking in field at 112th St also seen on seaweed between 96th St and 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 1-23 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: HERE at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Sept 21-22 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 7 walking on seaweed at end of spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 8-20 (Steve Lambert, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying north over Cypress Picnic Area - West Van
Reported: Sept 18 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting and Rob Lyske)

Location: 3 by the original set of second benches in field at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Sept 7-16 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 6 (Bryan Zandberg)

Horned Lark in Richmond - Photo: Ben Lambert

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 1 at Granville Ave and Barnard Dr - Richmond
Reported: Sept 30 (Raymond Liu)

Location: 1 at 5343 Wildwood Crescent - Delta
Reported: Sept 29 (Nicki Brocamp)

Location: 1 at private home - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 29 (Don Emery)

Location: 3 at private home on Oak Place - Delta
Reported: Sept 28 (Vicki St. Germaine)

Location: 4 at Blackie Spit Park near Purple Martin boxes last seen on Gardiner Street near McBride Ave - Surrey
Reported: Sept 25-27 (Neill Vanhinsberg, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Salish Court Pond - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 27 (Farshad Pourmalek)

Location: 1 at 3490 Cambridge St - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 27 (Brian McSkimming)

Location: 1 at private home on Arthur Dr - Delta 
Reported: Sept 27 (Valerie Fuller)

Location: 1 at private home - Maple Ridge 
Reported: Sept 27 (fide Liron Gertsman)

Location: 1 at private home - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 26 (fide Mike Wright)

Location: 1 at Prospect Point at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 26 (Bradley Bloemendal)

Location: 4 at Blackie Spit Park near Purple Martin boxes last seen on Gardiner Street near McBride Ave - Surrey
Reported: Sept 25-26 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Location: 1 at Prospect Point at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 26 (Bradley Bloemendal)

Location: 1 at private home on 46a St - Delta
Reported: Sept 26 (Peter Nielsen)

Location: 1 at private home on Trites Rd - Delta
Reported: Sept 26 (Karan N.)

Location: 2 flying east by Otter Point at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 24-25 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Cecil Green Park behind MOA at UBC - Surrey
Reported: Sept 25 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 1 HERE at UBC - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 24 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 at Glenwood St off Bernard Ave - Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 23 (Dennis Knopp)

Location: 2 at private home on 95a St - Surrey
Reported: Sept 23 (Cynthia Chen)

Location: 1 at SE corner of Rupert and Harbour Sts - North Van
Reported: Sept 22 (Ryan Lewis)

Location: 2 in pines near HERE in parking lot for Tilbury Dyke access - Delta
Reported: Sept 22 (Dominic Janus)

Location: 1 at Elgin Park near the barn owl box - Surrey
Reported: Sept 22 (Alan Morris)

Location: 1 at 24322 80th Ave (view from public road, do not trespass) - Langley
Reported: Sept 21 (Laura DePedrina)

Location: 1 at Gardenworks at 4746 Marine Drive - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 21 (Khalid Boudreau)

Location: 1 briefly at McDonald Beach parking lot - Richmond
Reported: Sept 21 (Ella Minnow)

Location: 2 at private home on Downes Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 20 (Randy Walker)

Location: 1 seen on telephone pole wire near 6845 Copper Cove Rd (please be respectful of private property) - West Van  
Reported: Sept 19 (fide Julian Heavyside)

Heermann’s Gull (2)

Location: 1 seen sitting on beach between the lighthouse beacon and marina. Also seen sitting on the water near the light beacon at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Sept 22-28 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult seen sitting on beach and on jetty breakwater near marina - Point Roberts
Reported: Sept 24 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting)

Heermann’s Gull in Point Roberts - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Chipping Sparrow (2, late)

Location: On the dyke near Neaves Rd HERE - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 28 (Moose Stoffregen)

Red-naped Sapsucker (1)

Location: Private Home - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 26 (Dave Olson)

BROWN PELICAN (1 juv)

Location: At Lighthouse Park sitting on pilings in Point Roberts.
Reported: Sept 24-26 (James McKenzie, m.obs)

Brown Pelican in Point Roberts - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 HERE at Woods Island Marsh (n side of marsh by wooden bridge) at McDonald Beach Park - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 23-26 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs)

Location: 1 at water’s edge 40m west of bridge  at Maplewood Flats - North Van  
Reported: Sept 19-21 (Joe Denham)

Location: 1 banded at Iona - Richmond  
Reported: Sept 17 (Julian Heavyside)

Location: 1 along ditch by picnic site east of wooden bridge at Deas Island Park - Delta 
Reported: Sept 14 (Debbie Hlady)

Location: 1 HERE by wooden bridge at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 11 (Frank Lin)

Rusty Blackbird (1)

Location: HERE on Dyke Trail near where the control flood gates are at Alaksen NWA (open 9am-4pm Mon-Fri) - Delta
Reported: Sept 23 (Robert Enns)

Rusty Blackbird in Delta - Photo: Robert Enns

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 23 (Grant Canterbury)

Red-naped/Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1)

Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 23 (Annie Johansen)

CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 female-type/immature)

Location: HERE along the gravel part of McPherson Rd at the east end of East Sector Lands Park - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Sept 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Lewis’s Woodpecker (4)

Location: 1 HERE on dead snag at Deboville Slough - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 22 (John Saremba)

Location: 1 at private home - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 22 (Don Emery)

Location: 1 on dead snag walking east on dyke for 3km from McDonald Park parking lot - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 18-19 (Denis Knopp)

Location: 1 first seen at London Farm briefly on telephone pole and trees near HERELast seen HERE on dead snags, 100m south of Horseshoe Slough along railroad tracks - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 15-17 (Melissa Hafting and Tom Plath)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in Coquitlam - Photo: John Saremba

American Avocets

Location: 1 bird 200m east of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 22 (Simon Shutter)

Location: 4 near the pumphouse at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Aug 24-Sept 19 (Anne Murray, m.obs)

Location: 2 on beach at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: Sept 9 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the pond at hole 9 on the Kings Links Golf Course near 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 7 (Ken Klimko)

Location: 1 between the first and second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta 
Reported: Aug 26-31 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 in the west field near the tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 25-30 (Mary Tait, m.obs)

American Avocet in Boundary Bay, Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Lapland Longspur (2)

Location: 1 on mud with pipits in front of mansion near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 21 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 At marker 150 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 20 (Kris Mirski, m.obs)

Lazuli Bunting (1 female)

Location: By the bridge at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Sept 21 (Scott Robinson)

Red-naped Sapsucker (2)

Location: 1 male HERE in tall birch tree at Paulik Park - Richmond
Reported: Sept 20 (Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 female HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 18 (Brent Diakow)

Red-naped Sapsucker in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Long-billed-Curlews

Location: 2 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: Aug 21-Sept 19 (Kevin van der Leek, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Beach Grove lagoon - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8-18 (Richard Swanston, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the mud in front of 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 12 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 2 at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Sept 4 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Hope Track at 444 Queen St - Hope
Reported: Sept 1 (Jason Stovin)

Long-billed Curlews in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)

Location: Near the Grizzly bear enclosure at the top of Grouse Mtn - North Van
Reported: Sept 19 (Ben Freeman)

Vesper Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Sept 19 (Doug Martin)

Location: 1 HERE at IOCO Townsite - Port Moody
Reported: Sept 17-18 (Hilary Maguire)

Location: 1 at East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van 
Reported: Sept 16-17 (Sue Flecker)

Location: 1 at Hydro substation at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Sept 16 (Alison Evely)

Location: 1 HERE at the north end of Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 13 (Steve Lambert)

Location: 1 on telephone wire on West Keith Rd near Jones Ave - North Van
Reported: Sept 10 (Tim Acton)

Location: 3 at the west end of Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 10 (Colin Clasen)

Location: 1 HERE near boat launch at Grant Narrows at Pitt Lake - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 9 (Moose Stoffregen)

Location: 1 HERE at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: Sept 9 (John Gordon, m.obs)

Vesper Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Moose Stoffregen 

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1)

Location: HERE in deciduous trees at Maclure Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 18 (Dave Olson)

BROWN PELICAN (1 juv)

Location: Near Seawall between 2nd and 3rd beach - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 18 (Sam Ferguson)

BROAD-WINGED HAWK (1 juv)

Location: Flying east over Cypress Picnic Area/Quarry Lookout - West Van 
Reported: Sept 17 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev)

Juv Broad-winged Hawk in West Van - Photo: Melisa Hafting

BROAD-WINGED HAWK (1 adult)

Location: Flying west over Cypress Picnic Area/Quarry Lookout - West Van 
Reported: Sept 17 (Rob Lyske)

Adult Broad-winged Hawk in West Van - Photo: Rob Lyske

SABINE'S GULL (3 immature)

Location: 1 on the sandbar at Green Lake (near the mouth of Fitzsimmons Creek) - Whistler 
Reported: Sept 13-17 (Nicola McHugh and Dea Lloyd, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the south end of Nita Lake - Whistler 
Reported: Sept 17 (Blake Noelte)

Sabine’s Gull in Whistler - Photo: Chris Dale

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: 1 on east shore of SW inner pond at Iona (view from pipe) - Richmond  
Reported: Sept 17 (Brent and Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Richmond - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Townsend’s Solitaire (2)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Park - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 17 (Raymond Liu)

Location: 1 by the playground at Terra Nova Park - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 15 (Tom Plath)

BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER (3 juv)

Location: 2 last seen at the pilings between 96-104th St. First seen between 104th-112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 17 (Kevin Louth, Mike Toochin and Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 on east beach at Maplewood Flats  - North Van
Reported: Sept 10-12 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Buff-breasted Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: On mud between 96th St-112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 9-14 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)

Lapland Longspur in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

BROWN PELICAN (4 juv)

Location: Last seen sitting on ferry jetty breakwater (near short term parking lot/berth 1) in Tsawwassen. Also seen at Lighthouse Park and Maple Bay in Point Roberts.
Reported: Aug 13-Sept 13 (Bentley Colwill and Krissi Martin et al., m.obs)

Heermann’s Gull (1)

Location: Sandheads Jetty (viewable by boat only) - Richmond
Reported: Sept 13 (Mike Klotz)

California Scrub-Jay X Steller’s Jay Hybrids (3)

Location: 1 pure California Scrub-Jay bred with a Steller’s Jay and produced 3 hybrid fledglings at 11430-78 Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4, 2021(date of CASJ arrival) - Sept 11, 2022 (Phil Kelly, Marylou Johnson and Robyn Moore, m.obs)
(please view from public road and do not trespass)*

California Scrub Jay x Steller’s Jay fledgling in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Say’s Phoebe (1)

Location: On tree near fenced entrance to area  where Purple Martins nest at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 11 (Ken Thompson)

Say’s  Phoebe in Surrey - Photo: Ken Thompson

Red-necked Phalarope (1)

Location: On mud just west of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 6-11 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Townsend’s  Solitaire (3)

Location: In tall cottonwoods on the west side of 232nd St., 0.5 km south from 29 B Ave - Langley 
Reported: Sept 10 (Viktor Vandereyk)

American White Pelicans (up to 26)

Location: On the mud out from the second set of benches at Brunswick Point - Delta  
Reported: July 27-Sept 10 (Brian Self, m.obs)

American White Pelicans in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Heermann’s Gull (1)

Location:  HERE near Bowen Island Golf Course on Bowen Island - West Vancouver 
Reported: Sept 9 (Mike Klotz)

Heermann’s Gull in West Van - Photo: Mike Klotz

BLACKPOLL WARBLER (1)

Location: HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: Sept 8 (Sue Flecker)

Blackpoll Warbler in North Vancouver - Photo: Sue Flecker

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1)

Location: HERE and HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: Sept 8 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Tennessee Warbler in North Vancouver - Photo: Ian Burgess 

CURLEW SANDPIPER (1 juv)

Location: Last seen HERE between 104-112th St feeding close to dyke at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 2-7 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Curlew Sandpiper in Vancouver - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 19-Sept 5 (Kathleen Oliver)

Location: 1 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 19-Sept 2 (Kathleen Oliver)

Location: 2 last seen HERE. Previously seen HERE at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 12-Sept 2 (Peter Woods, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Terra Nova - Richmond 
Reported: Sept 1 (Krissi Martin)

Location: 1 HERE at Reifel - Delta 
Reported: Aug 26-30 (Kathleen Fry, Debbi Hlady and Sabine Jessen, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 21-27 (Katie Clayworth, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Alaksen NWR - Delta
Reported: Aug 24 (Paul J.)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Park - Richmond 
Reported: Aug 20-23 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the triangle area at Island 22 - Chilliwack 
Reported: Aug 19-23 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 21 (Katie Clayworth)

Location: 1 HERE by the dragonfly memorial bench at Maplewood Flats -North  Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 18-19 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Northern Waterthrush in Richmond - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Ruddy Turnstone (1 juv)

Location: Last seen between 104-112th St.  Also seen at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 20-Sept 5 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Ruddy Turnstone in Delta - Photo: Cam Walker

Franklin’s Gull (1 juv)

Location: End of Spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 3 (Yousif Attia and Roger Foxall)

BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER (1)

Location: Last seen HERE, also seen HERE,  HEREHERE and HERE at Terra Nova Park - Richmond 
Reported: Aug 20-Sept 3 (Geoff McDonell, m.obs)

Black-and-White Warbler in Richmond - Photo: Geoff McDonell

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1)

Location: Private Home (not open to public) - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 2 (Moose Stoffregen)

Tennessee Warbler in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Stilt Sandpiper (1)

Location: In the slough at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey 
Reported: Sept 1-2 (Roger Foxall, m.obs)

HUDSONIAN GODWIT (1)

Location: Last seen flying past 112th St heading towards Mud Bay. First seen with Black-bellied Plovers just west of 104th St and at the foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 14-Sept 1 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Hudsonian Godwit in Delta - Photo: Daniel Graca

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)

Location: HERE at  UBC - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 31 (Stephen Matthews)

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: Flyover over pilings between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31 (Mike Toochin)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: Last seen flying over 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Aug 21-31 (Sabine Decamp, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Red-necked Phalarope (1)

Location: At the pumphouse at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Aug 30 (Debbi Hlady)

Western Gull (1, second cycle)

Location: Beach Grove Lagoon - Delta
Reported: Aug 30 (Kevin Louth)

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)

Location: 40 m east of the midpoint of Southshore Trail (directly across from Piper Spit)at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby 
Reported: Aug 30 (Joe Denham)

RED-SHOULDERED HAWK (1 immature, reported)

Location: Flushed from West Dyke at Reifel and flew towards Alaksen NWR - Delta 
Reported: Aug 28 (Mike and Sharon Toochin) 

Stilt Sandpiper (1)

Location: 1 at house pond at Reifel - Delta 
Reported: Aug 27 (Ben Lambert and Kathleen Fry)

Stilt Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 1 at Vanier Park pond - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 27 (Quentin Brown)

Location: 2 at foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 27 (Jim Palmer) 

Heermann’s Gull (1 adult)

Location: At Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Aug 26 (Kevin Louth)

Wilson’s Phalarope (1)

Location: Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake- Burnaby 
Reported: Aug 25 (Joe Denham)

Stilt Sandpiper (1)

Location: On gravel bar at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Aug 24 (Anne Murray, Nicki Brocamp and Bruce Taylor)

Heermann’s Gull (1 adult)

Location: Sitting on pilings at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Aug 20-21 (Joanne Macdougall, m.obs)

Heermann’s Gull in Point Roberts - Photo: Joanne Macdougall

Wandering Tattler (1)

Location: - In front of Jake’s Bench at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 21 (Geoff Shewell)

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 2 at 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 15-19 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 in ponds near the sharp bend between 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 18 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

American Golden-Plover (1 juv)

Location: Past second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Aug 20 (Ben Freeman)

EASTERN PHOEBE (1)

Location: HERE at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale 
Reported: Aug 12-18 (Bentley Colwill, m.obs)

Eastern Phoebe in Rosedale - Photo: Jonathan Pap

Red-necked Phalaropes

Location: 3 at the lagoon at Harrison Hot Springs - Harrison Hot Springs 
Reported: Aug 13-18 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Location: 4 in the west field by the tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 9-13 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Location: 16 on mudflats off the 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 12 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 19 off the second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Aug 7-11 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 1 in NE corner of Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 6-9 (Emily and Markus Dhume, m.obs)

Location: 2 last seen flying east between 80-88th Dt. Previously seen flying by 96th St heading towards 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 3-4 (Liron Gertsman and Paul Jacques, m.obs)

Location: 2 on the mudflats off 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 29 (Kevin Louth)

Red-necked Phalarope in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Long-billed Curlews

Location: 1 at Beach Grove Lagoon - Delta
Reported: Aug 17 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 4 on the mudflats at the mansion near 96th St and also seen off the 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 29-Aug 15 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: seen at high tide on the shore in front of the Tsawwassen First Nations Reserve off 41b St. Also seen at the taxi pullout at the ferry jetty and also seen on the mud off the second benches at Brunswick Point. - Delta
Reported: June 11-Aug 12 (Sabine Decamp, m.obs)

Location: 1 in field on Chilliwack Central Rd, 500 m east of Banford Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: July 18 (Ed Klassen)

Long-billed Curlew in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Cackling Goose 

Location: 2 at Mill Lake - Abbotsford
Reported: Aug 16 (Krissi Martin)

Location: 1 with Canadas at Stearman Beach - West Vancouver  
Reported: Aug 13-15 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 with Canadas at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 14 (Mike Fung, m.obs)

Solitary Sandpiper (1)

Location: South Beach at Trout Lake - Vancouver 
Reported: Aug 13 (Ed Nygren)

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: 1 HERE at Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: June 8-Aug 12 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

Stilt Sandpiper (1 juv)

Location: SW inner pond at Iona (view from the top of pipe by scope as the inner ponds are closed) - Richmond  
Reported: Aug 9 (Melissa Hafting and Mark McAnally, m.obs)

Stilt Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 HERE at Hope River Rotary Trail - Chilliwack
Reported: Aug 6-8 (Bentley Colwill)

Location: 1 at SW inner pond (not open to go inside)viewed from the pipe across from the Iona outfall pond - Richmond
Reported: Aug 5-6 (Brent and Wayne Diakow)

Location: 2 at Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 5 (Edward Nygren)

Location: SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: July 31-Aug 2 (Grant Pegram, m.obs)

Location: At the mansion near 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 29 (Liron Gertsman)

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: 1 banded at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Aug 7 (Debbie Wheeler)

Western Kingbird (1)

Location: 1 by the top of the Mystery Peak Chair on Mt Seymour - North Van
Reported: Aug 7 (John Son)

Yellow-breasted Chats 

*Please do not use playback on this bird as it nested here last year and likely will again and they are endangered*

Location: 2 HERE on the Sturgeon Sough dyke on the south edge of Swaneset Golf Course - Pitt Meadows *(BE BEAR AWARE)*
Reported: May 17-Aug 5 (Brian Stech, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on Rannie Rd near Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows  
Reported: Aug 3 (Yousif Attia)

Yellow-breasted Chat in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Brian Stech 

Ruddy Turnstone (2)

Location: Seen on the mudflats at 104th St also at the mansion near 96th St and off 80th St pumphouse and at 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 29-Aug 4 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

EASTERN PHOEBE (1 probable)

Location: Brief views on the dyke behind Surrey Lake along the ditch right where the rocky spillway cuts the dyke - Surrey
Reported: Aug 2 (Carlo Giovanella)

ROCK SANDPIPER (1)

Location: Briefly landed at marker 134 on the north side of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 1 (Brent Diakow)

Wilson’s Phalarope (2)

Location: 1 on the mud between 96-88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: July 31 (Peter Candido)

Location: 1 in the West field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: July 30 (Brian Self, m.obs)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

Location: On the south jetty (on the north side) at Iona at marker 75 - Richmond
Reported: July 29 (Craig Huish)

Black Phoebe in Richmond - Photo: Craig Huish

Brown Pelican (1) 

Location: In the water off the taxi pullout at the Ferry Jetty - Delta  
Reported: July 27 (Nicolas Martinez)

American White Pelican (2)

Location: On the mud out from the second set of benches at Brunswick Point - Delta  
Reported: July 20 (Yousif Attia)

Brown Pelican (1) viewable only by boat

Location: At Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond  
Reported: July 19 (Doug Bamford)

Willet (1)

Location: At the compensation lagoon at the Ferry Jetty HERE with Whimbrel - Delta
Reported: June 16-July 19 (Simon Bernard, m.obs)

Willet in Delta - Photo: Rain Saulnier

Yellow-breasted Chat (2)

Location: 1 HERE on dyke off Dyke Crest Rd on the Vedder Canal south of the Keith Wilson Bridge -  Chilliwack 
Reported: June 17-July 18 (Kenneth Gross, m.obs) 

Location: 1 on the Fort to Fort Trail south of the Pear Tree Marker #1 sign, 100m east of the Heritage Area parking lot at Derby Reach Park - Langley
Reported: June 17-23 (Edie Bijdemast, m.obs)

Least Flycatcher (2)

Location: 1 on the south side of Thompson Rd, 100 m before the golf course - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: July 1-17 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Island 22 - Chilliwack
Reported: June 8-July 15 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

BLACK-AND-WHITE WARBLER (1 male) 

Location: HERE at Terra Nova - Richmond 
Reported: July 5-16 (Jacky Ip, m.obs)

Black-and-white Warbler in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Northern Waterthrush (At least 4 breeding)

Location: At least 4 breeding near the boat launch at Silver Lake - Hope
Reported: June 9-July 15 (Ken Davis, m.obs)

American White Pelicans (11)

Location: Flying south over Blackie Spit Community Gardens - Surrey
Reported: July 12 (Beatrice Macpherson)

American White Pelican in Surrey - Photo: Beatrice Macpherson

Brown Pelican (1 adult)

Location: Sitting far out on water between Cates Park and Belcarra. Can be scoped off Cates Park in North Van or off Barnet Marine Park in Burnaby or off Admiralty Point in Belcarra
Reported: July 11 (Paul Enns)

CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 male)

Location: HERE in cottonwoods on dyke at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 25-July 10 (Mike Klotz and Carli Gilmore, m.obs)

Chestnut-sided Warbler in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Carli Gilmore

BOBOLINK (1 male) 

Location: HERE at Squamish Estuary - Squamish 
Reported: July 9 (Breanna Wilson)

Bobolink in Squamish - Photo: Breanna Wilson

Wilson’s Phalarope (up to 8)

Location: In the west field at Reifel - Delta
Reported: May 21-July 9 (Peter Candido, m.obs)

Wilson's Phalarope in Delta - Photo: Joanne Macdougall 

American White Pelican (8)

Location: Flying south over Crescent Beach - Surrey
Reported: July 8 (Alison Evely)

Western Kingbird (1)

Location: Second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: July 8 (Liz Stewart)

Brown Pelican (1 juv)

Location: Last seen flying NW past the ferry dock and out of sight. First seen fishing from ferry jetty breakwater - Tsawwassen
Reported: July 8 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)

Brown Pelican in Delta - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken 

Cackling Goose (1) *late*

Location: Salish Pond - Chilliwack
Reported: July 6-8 (Mark Storey, m.obs)

Black-throated Gray X Townsend's Warbler Hybrid (1) 

Location: Near the pond by the entrance kiosk at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 31-July 6 (Rob Lyske, Jan Bryant, m.obs)

Hybrid Black-throated Gray x Townsend’s Warbler in North Van - Photo: Jan Bryant 

American White Pelicans

Location: 29 flying south over Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: July 4 (Edie Bijdemast)

Location: 29 flying south over Brunswick Point Farmhouse - Delta
Reported: July 2 (John Tabak, m.obs)

Cackling Goose (1) *late*

Location: Display Ponds at Reifel - Delta
Reported: June 4-July 1 (Rory Macklin, m.obs)

Cackling Goose in Delta - Photo: Edie Bijdemast

OVENBIRD (1)

Location: Window Strike at Beaty Biodiversity Museum that was successfully released HERE at UBC - Vancouver
Reported: June 30 (Quinn McCallum)

Ovenbird in Vancouver - Photo: Quinn McCallum

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 HERE on Loggers Creek Nature Trail - Squamish
Reported: June 28 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 2 HERE on Callaghan Creek FSR - Whistler 
Reported: June 28 (Liz Barrett)

Brown Pelican (1) 

Location: Last seen in Canadian waters flying towards Richmond. First seen at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts, WA
Reported: June 24 (Kevin Louth)

American White Pelican (1) 

Location: Off the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: June 24 (Alison Evely)

ASH-THROATD FLYCATCHER (1 Reported) 

Location: HERE on the Sturgeon Sough dyke on the south edge of Swaneset Golf Course - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: June 24 (fide Mario Lam)

Western Kingbirds  

Location: 2 seen at the end of Pumphouse Trail where it meets Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: June 17-23 (Colin Clasen, m.obs)

Location: 4 seen at the west salt marsh and the East Beach mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: June 14-20 (Quentin Brown, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen between both outer ponds at Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 17 (Mark Field)

Location: 1 between 96th-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: June 17 (Henry DeJong)

SWAINSON’S HAWKS

Location: Up to 8 hunting in field HERE on Gibson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: May 27-June 21 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen flying over the marsh south of the parking lot at Pitt Lake before flying North - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June -16 (Moose Stoffregen, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying south over Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 8 (Cos van Wermeskerken)

Swainson’s Hawk in Pitt Meadows - Photo: John Gordon

Cackling Goose (1) *late*

Location: Vanier Park - Vancouver
Reported: June 20 (Eric Guenette)

California Scrub-Jay (1)

Location: 115 St and 76 Ave - Delta
Reported: June 15 (Phil Kelly)

Redhead (1 male)

Location: Mill Lake - Abbotsford
Reported: June 13-14 (Josh Brown, m.obs)

Cackling Goose (1) *late*

Location: Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: June 13 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Eared Grebe (1)

Location: In front of Maritime Museum - Vancouver
Reported: March 25th-June 12 (Toby Ye, m.obs)

Eared Grebe in Vancouver - Photo: Mike Fung

BLACK TERN (1 adult) 

Location: Sitting and flying at the end of spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: June 8-9 (Nigel Gilmour, m.obs)

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on Indian River Rd. Squamish
Reported: June 8 (Liron Gertsman and Joshua Brown)


Western Kingbird (4)

Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: June 8 (Liron Gertsman and Joshua Brown)

RBA: SCARLET TANAGER (2 male)

Location: Last seen HERE at the upper parking lot at Queen Elizabeth Park and also seen HERE near the lawn bowling area - Vancouver
Reported: June 4-6 (Ian Burgess, Brent Diakow and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

1 of 2 Scarlet Tanager in Vancouver - Photo: Cole Gaerber

Black Scoter (1 female)

Location: Viewed at the tip of Roberts Bank from the Duke Point ferry - Delta
Reported: June 6 (Ian Burgess)

RBA: ASH-THROATED FLYCATCHER (1)

Location: HERE on pipe in shrubs near pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: June 4 (Kayne Meyers-Harris)

Ash-throated Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Kayne Meyers-Harris

Sabine’s Gull (50) *viewable only by boat*

Location: HERE in Georgia Strait - Richmond  
Reported: June 4 (Tasli Shaw)

Black-crowned Night-Heron (1 adult) 

Location: 1 HERE at Sturgeon Slough  - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 4 (Eric Zhou)

Black-crowned Night-Heron in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Eric Zhou

Bank Swallow (1) *late*

Location: Flying over East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: June 4 (Rob Lyske)

Western Kingbirds

Location: 2 at Colony Farm last seen between duck pond and Coquitlam River at the T-junction - Coquitlam  
Reported: May 23-June 4 (David Schutz, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Prince of Wales Secondary Field - Vancouver
Reported: June 2 (Evan Larson, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Whyte Lake - West Vancouver
Reported: June 2 (Gilbert Bouchard)

Western Kingbird in Coquitlam - Photo: Richard Wakelam

Trumpeter Swan (2) *late*

Location: HERE at Catbird Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 2 (Doug and Cindy Martin)

Trumpeter Swans in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Cindy Martin

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: HERE briefly before flying towards the west salt marsh at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: June 2 (Rob Lyske)

Redhead (1)

Location: 1 female at the pond at Sardis Park - Chilliwack
Reported: May 18-June 2 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

Redhead in Chilliwack - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken 

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: 50m east of footbridge at the west end of Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: June 1 (Mike Boyd)

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: Last seen by the first benches working its way along the hedgerow in the direction of the parking lot. First seen HERE at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 31-May 31 (Ed Kingma, m.obs)

Least Flycatcher in Delta - Photo: Ed Kingma

TENNESSEE WARBLER (1 adult male)

Location: HERE in bushes along the river at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 31 (Melissa Hafting)

Male Tennessee Warbler in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

Location: Private home on Dunbar St near 28th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: May 31 (Francis Jones)

Clay-colored Sparow in Vancouver - Photo: Francis Jones 

Palm Warbler (1)

Location: By the first benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 31 (Ed Kingma)

Palm Warbler in Delta - Photo: Ed Kingma

SWAINSON’S HAWKS

Location: 1 flying north over Highway 1 west of Upper Prairie Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: May 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 flying east over community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 21 (Rob Lyske)

American White Pelicans

Location: 32 flying north over the 216th St Dyke - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 31 (Kiera Fritsch)

Location: 11 seen off the foot of 112th St - Delta
Reported: May 29-30 (Alain-Pierre Hovasse, m.obs)

Location: 1 on mudflats off the second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta  
Reported: May 27-28 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

Location: 22 flying west over IOCO townsite - Port Moody
Reported: May 26 (Hilary Maguire)

American White Pelican in Delta - Photo: Zach Westfall

Black-throated Gray X Townsend's Warbler Hybrid (1) 

Location: Near the entrance kiosk at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 31 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Black-throated Gray X Townsend's Warbler Hybrid- Photo: Sue Flecker

SABINE’S GULLS (124) *Birds departed at 2pm*

Location: Flying around and landed in water in the inlet between East Beach and Cates Park at Maplewood Flats. Best viewed from Osprey Point HERE - North Vancouver
Reported: May 30 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

124 Sabine’s Gulls in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

Video from Doug Martin:

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)

Location: Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: May 30 (Gord Gadsden)

Lark Sparrow (1)

Location: Feeding on ground at the intersection of Pumphouse Trail and Wilson Farm Dyke Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 30 (Colin Clasen)

Western Kingbirds

Location: 2 flying between 80th pumphouse and 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 30 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 11 at Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: May 27-30 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE in field on Gibson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: May 29 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 2 flying east over east beach at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 29 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 2 in the marsh between first and second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta  
Reported: May 26-28 (Ian Burgess et al., m.obs)

Location: 1 by pumphouse at Boundary Bay Regional Park Delta  
Reported: May 28 (Colin Huggett)

Location: 1 at Alouette River and Harris Rd Dyke - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 28 (Bryan Zandberg) 

Location: 1 HERE at Tower Rd Pond - Burnaby
Reported: May 24 (Liz Stockwell)

Location: 2 on Middleton Rd near the golf course - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: May 23 (Mamie Ryder)

Location: 1 at the pond at Ambleside Park - West Vancouver
Reported: May 19 (Justin Merondun, m.obs)

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: HERE briefly at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: May 28 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Least Flycatcher in North Van - Photo: Rob Lyske

Ruddy Turnstone (1)

Location: HERE on mudflats south of farm at Brunswick Point - Delta  
Reported: May 25-27 (Enrico Konig, m.obs)

Ruddy Turnstone in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

California Scrub-Jay (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Abbotsford  
Reported: May 18-27 (L. Schroeder)

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 flying over Surrey Memorial Park - Surrey
Reported: May 26 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Lands - Richmond
Reported: May 25 (Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Lands - Richmond
Reported: May 22 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 HERE in flooded field near Ford Landing - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 21 (Debbi Hlady and Kathryn Milligan, m.obs)

Solitary Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Melisa Hafting

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)

Location: On snag near warming hut at Reifel Bird Sanctuary before flying north. Last seen on a tree HERE at Alaksen NWA before flying north - Delta  
Reported: May 24 (John Chandler, m.obs)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: 1 at the woodlot at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 22 (Sean Vanderluit)

Least Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Sean Vanderluit

Redheads

Location: 4 male at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale  
Reported: May 8-19 (Damion Ruthven, m.obs)

Location: 2 at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford  
Reported: May 14 (Lucas Meestra, m.obs)

Location: 6 in the pond just past the parking area at Jesperson Dyke - Chilliwack 
Reported: May 14 (Chris McDonald)

Location: 1 male at sewage lagoons - Hope
Reported: May 14 (Scott Denkers)

Lark Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE and HERE feeding on path at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 21 (Jesse Kemp, m.obs)

Lark Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Ruddy Turnstone (1)

Location: Last seen on beach in front of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 21 (Zach Eskandar)

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: At the base on the south side of the south jetty at Iona  - Richmond
Reported: May 21 (Jim Davie)

Lewis's Woodpecker (1)

Location: 1 on Little St near Page Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: May 21 (Gabi Cuff)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in Abbotsford - Photo: Gabi Cuff

Dusky Flycatchers

Location: 1 HERE at Fraser Glen Pond - Surrey
Reported: May 19-20 (John Gordon, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Paulik Park - Richmond 
Reported: May 18-20 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at the small wooden bridge near Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver 
Reported: May 19-20 (
Alexsandra Djordjevic, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 13-20 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Location: 2 in the meadow west of the lake near the boardwalk at Deer Lake Park - Burnaby
Reported: May 16-19 (Liz Stockwell)

Location: 9 at Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: May 19-20 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 19 (Kathleen Oliver, m.obs)

Location: 1 at community gardens at Terra Nova - Richmond 
Reported: May 18 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 1 last seen by the bridge. Also seen HERE and HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van  
Reported: May 9-18 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Adanac Park -  Vancouver
Reported: May 16 (Jeremie Choquette)

Location: 1 HERE at Brunswick Point -  Delta
Reported: May 14 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 1 at duck pond at Vanier Park -  Vancouver
Reported: May 14 (Ben Freeman)

Location: In a cedar tree off the 37th Ave entrance at Queen Elizabeth Park - Vancouver 
Reported: May 14 (Enrico Konig)

Location: 2 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: May 13-14 (Kathleen Oliver and Ed Nygren, m.obs)

Location: 1 at west edge of the meadow to the west of the Totem Poles at Burnaby Mtn - Burnaby
Reported: May 13 (George Clulow)

Location: 1 HERE at Jericho - Vancouver
Reported: May 13 (Evan Larson)

Location: 1 HERE at Ambleside Pond - West Vancouver  
Reported: May 12 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 HERE near Musqueam Park - Vancouver  
Reported: May 9 (Sabine Jessen)

Location: 1 HERE at Vanier Park near the music academy - Vancouver
Reported: May 9 (Alexsandra Djordjevic)

Location: 1 HERE at Paulik Park - Richmond  
Reported: May 6-7 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: May 4-7 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the woodlot at Iona - Richmond 
Reported: May 7 (Bruce Taylor)

Location: 1 HERE at the corner of 1st Ave and 1st St in IOCO - Port Moody 
Reported: May 6 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 at Strathcona community gardens (Hawkes Ave and Malkin Ave) - Vancouver 
Reported: May 4 (Paul Kendal)

Dusky Flycatcer in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Vesper Sparrows

Location: Up to 14 at Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: April 30-May 20 (Dave Beeke, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at the Squamish Golf Course - Squamish
Reported: May 17 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 1 at grassy area near playground HERE at Second Beach at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 16-17 (Steven Lawrence, m.obs)

Location: 1 at picnic table area at Alouette Lake - Maple Ridge
Reported: May 16 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Location:1 at the west end of Millenium Bridge at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 10-15 (David Schutz, m.obs)

Location: 6 at the east side of Harrison Hot Springs Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: May 1-14 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Vesper Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

RBA: BROAD-WINGED HAWK (1 adult)

Location: Flying north over the community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 19 (Sabine Decamp)

Broad-winged Hawk in Coquitlam - Photo: Sabine Decamp

California Scrub-Jay (1)

Location: 11430-78 Ave - Delta
Reported: May 19 (Thomas Hulten)

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 at Fraser Glen Pond - Surrey
Reported: May 19 (Mackenzie Fenton)

Location: 1 at base of the north jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 19 (Quinn McCallum)

Location: 1 on the north side of Colony Farm Rd halfway to the community gardens parking lot -  Coquitlam 
Reported: May 16 (Neill Vanhinsberg)

Location: 1 at the pond at Ambleside Park - West Vancouver
Reported: May 13 (Justin Merondun)

Location: 1 behind the Museum of Anthropology at Cecil Green Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 13 (Keith Riding)

Say’s Phoebe (1)

Location: At the end of the spit near the yellow gate before you get to the tip at Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: May 17 (John Buchanan)

Solitary Sandpiper (2)

Location: 1 at Shoreline Park Port Moody
Reported: May 17 (AB Moats)

Location: 1 HERE at Garden City Lands - Richmond
Reported: May 16 (Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 in ditch across from the east end of the Millenium Bridge at Colony Farm Coquitlam
Reported: May 16 (Enrico Konig)

Location: 1 at Trout Lake Vancouver
Reported: May 14 (Bryan Zandberg)

Wandering Tattler (1)

Location: Between marker 165-190 on the north side of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 16 (Mackenzie Fenton, m.obs)

Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Pacific Golden-Plovers

Location: 2 on field across from polo club on 88 St - Delta  
Reported: May 11-16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Turf Farm on 72nd St - Delta  
Reported: May 9 (Ken Klimko and Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalarope (2)

Location: 1 in field at the polo club on 88 St - Delta  
Reported: May 16 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 in pond in field on 72nd St west of 36 ave - Delta  
Reported: May 16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Long-billed Curlew (1)

Location: Flying north over the South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 16 (Ayman Rizk)

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: 1 HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver 
Reported: May 15 (Rob Lyske)

Horned Lark (2)

Location: On south jetty by first shelter between marker 63-211 at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 13-15 (Craig Huish, m.obs)

Horned Lark in Richmond - Photo: Craig Huish

RBA: SNOWY PLOVER (1)

Location: On mudflats HERE off South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 13-14 (Craig Huish, m.obs)

Snowy Plover in Richmond - Photo: Craig Huish 

Great Egret (2)

Location: 1 HERE in front of farmhouse at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 14 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 1seen HERE near Fisherman’s Cove (best spot to scope from is HERE) - West Van
Reported: May 13 (Else Mikkelsen, m.obs)

Great Egret in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Franklin’s Gull (1)

Location: On mudflats at East Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 14 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Baird’s Sandpiper  (1)

Location: 1 on river on the N Jetty - Richmond
Reported: May 14 (Ed Kingma)

American White Pelican (14)

Location: Sitting on sandbar at Blackie Spit at the end of the spit - Surrey
Reported: May 12-13 (Mackenzie Fenton, m.obs)

American White Pelicans in Surrey - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)

Location: Heard only briefly at Paulik Park but not relocated - Richmond
Reported: May 13 (Mike Toochin)

Solitary Sandpipers

Location: 1 at Jericho Pond near bridge - Vancouver
Reported: May 12 (Brian Stech)

Location: 1 HERE at Jackman Wetlands - Langley
Reported: April 29-May 11 
(Benjamin Pap, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver  
Reported: May 6-10 (Peter Lypkie et al., m.obs)

Location: 1 in entrance slough at Reifel - Delta
Reported: May 7 (Shirley Hough)

Location: 1 at west side of east pond at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam   
Reported: May 6 (John Reynolds, m.obs
)

Location: 1 on riverbank on the Sheep Paddock Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 6 (Moose Stoffregen)

Location: 2 briefly HERE before flying south at Garden City Park (likely same birds seen previously at Garden City Lands) - Richmond 
Reported: May 6 (Melissa Hafting)

Location: 1 HERE and 1 HERE at Garden City Lands - Richmond 
Reported: May 4-5 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Chilliwack Central Rd west of Upper Prairie Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: May 5-6 (Chris McDonald)

1 of 2 Solitary Sandpipers in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Ruddy Turnstones

Location: 1 at the end of spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: May 11 (Steve Lambert)

Location: 1 on the mudflats in front of the pumphouse at 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 5 (Tom Plath)

Location: 2 on Crescent Beach - Surrey
Reported: April 30 (Damon West)

Ruddy Turnstone in Surrey - Photo: Steve Lambert

Franklin’s Gull (16)

Location: Flying north over the Coal Port Jetty - Delta
Reported: May 11 (Mike Toochin)

Swainson's Hawk (1)

Location: Flying over Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: May 11 (Gord Gadsden)

Mountain Bluebird (2 female)

Location: 1 last seen at base of N Jetty. First seen on beach north of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 30-May 10 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Christ Church Cemetery near the fallen soldier headstones - Cloverdale
Reported: May 7 (Alanna Froese)

Mountain Bluebird in Richmond - Photo: Evan Larson

Western Kingbirds

Location: 1 near parking lot at Brydon Lagoon - Langley  
Reported: May 10 (Mitch Gardiner)

Location: 1 Flying north past the second benches at Brunswick Point (did not stop) - Delta  
Reported: May 9 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 2 at Hope Airport - Hope 
Reported: April 30-May 10 (Dave Beeke, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale  
Reported: May 8 (Michael Shepard)

Location: 1 in between the two ponds at  Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam  
Reported: May 6 (Marija Bojanic)

Location: 2 on fence of DND facility on Fore Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: April 27-29 (Nick Balanchoff, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Hooge Wetlands - Chilliwck
Reported: April 29 (Harry N.)

Western Kingbird in Port Coquitlam - Photo: Marija Bojanic

American White Pelicans

Location: 5 flying east over IKEA - Coquitlam  
Reported: May 9 (Henry de Jong)

Location: 4 flying east over Beaver Lake Stanley Park - Vancouver  
Reported: May 7 (Daniel Poon)

Location: 10 flew south over Iona - Richmond  
Reported: May 6 (Kris Mirski, m.obs)

Location: 3 flying N over Hatzic Lake - Mission
Reported: May 3 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 landed briefly on SW marsh then flew towards Brunswick Point -  Delta
Reported: April 30 (Brad Vissia, Louis Sobol, Kathleen Fry et al., m.obs)

American White Pelican in Delta - Photo: Chris Drysdale

LARK SPARROW (1) 

Location: HERE along river bank of sewage lagoons  - Hope
Reported: May 8 (Dave Beeke)

Lark Sparrow in Hope - Photo: Dave Beeke

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 female) *Not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Delta 
Reported: May 7 (Sabine Decamp)

Lesser Goldfinch in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Hudsonian Godwit (1)

Location: On Turf Farm on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: May 7 (Ken Klimko, m.obs)

LEWIS’S WOODPECKER (3)

Location: 2 HERE at Hope Airport Hope  
Reported: May 7 (Jonathan Pap et al.)

Location: 1 HERE perched in cedar tree across from gas station - Tsawwassen  
Reported: May 6 (Brent Diakow, m.obs)

Lewis's Woodpecker in Delta - Photo: John Gordon

Long-billed Curlews

Location: 1 on east beach mudflats last viewed from viewing platform at McCartney Creek at Maplewood Flats - North Van  
Reported: May 6 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the foot of 88th St on the mudflats at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: May 5 (Tom Plath)

Long-billed Curlew in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

Hermit Warbler x Townsend’s Warbler (1)

Location: At Old Marine Drive Lookout at UBC - Vancouver 
Reported: May 6 (Jaryd Turner)

Hermit x Townsend’s Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Jaryd Turner

Parasitic Jaeger (1)

Location: 1 at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts 
Reported: May 5 (Kevin Louth)

Vesper Sparrows

Location: 1 at Kawkawa Lake Bridge - Hope
Reported: May 5 (Jason Stovin)

Location: 1 at Private Home - Hope
Reported: May 5 (Scott Denkers)

Location: 1 at DND site on Fore Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: May 4 (Nick Balanchoff)

Location: 1 at Vanier Park on the grassy area beside the Vancouver Academy of Music - Vancouver
Reported: May 2 (Aleksandra Djordjevic)

Location: 9 HERE at Hope Track - Hope
Reported: April 9-May 2 (Jason Stovin, m.obs)

Location: 2 seen HERE at base of N Jetty also seen in front of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 29-May 1 (Robert Hoffman and Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE and HERE at pullout off Ferguson Rd on causeway at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 30 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)

Location: 1 in parking lot directly across from playground at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: April 30 (Steven Furino)

RUFF (1 male)

Location: In entrance slough off driveway, half way down from entrance gate to parking lot HERE at Reifel - Delta
Reported: May 3-4 (Josh Inman and John Chandler, m.obs)

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Janice White

Palm Warbler (1)

Location: HERE at west side of West Lagoon by viewing platform at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: May 4 (Colin Clasen, m.obs)

Palm Warbler in Port Coquitlam - Photo: David Schutz

Wilson's Phalarope (1 female)

Location: HERE on 41 b St - Tsawwassen
Reported: May 2-4 (Debbi Hlady and Kathryn Milligan, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalarope in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting 

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: Turf Farm on 72nd St - Delta
Reported: May 3-4 (Kevin Louth)

BREWER'S SPARROW (1)

Location: On Parr Rd, 50m east of were the pavement turns to gravel feeding on dandelions on the side of the road - Chilliwack
Reported: April 26-May 2 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Brewer's Sparrow in Chilliwack - Photo:  Jonathan Pap

Northern Mockingbird (1)

Location: Last seen in bushes HERE  and on manure piles in field near the 96th St pumphouse at the Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta. Originally seen east of the 80th St pumphouse.
Reported: Nov 23/21-May 1/22 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: 1 HERE at pullout off Ferguson Rd on causeway at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 30- May 1 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

Harris’s Sparrow (1)

Location: 1 last seen HERE. Also seen in the semi-circle grassy area near the NE corner of the BCIT Marine Campus at Waterfront Park - North Vancouver
Reported: Dec 3/21-April 30/22 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Solitary Sandpiper (1)

Location: 1 just west of the Cariboo Dam at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: April 29-30 (Ed Kingma)

Solitary Sandpiper in Burnaby - Photo: Ed Kingma

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)

Location: On telephone pole on Delair Rd near Airport Rd at Hope Airport - Hope 
Reported: April 30 (Michael Shepard, m.obs)

Bank Swallow (1)

Location: Flying over main outer pond at Iona-Richmond
Reported: April 28 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)

Bank Swallow in Richmond - Photo: Liron Gertsman

Long-billed Curlews

Location: 1 on mudflats at 80th St and also seen between 88-96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: April 25-28 (Ben Freeman)

Location: 2 on mudflats east of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: April 24 (Enrico Konig)

Location: 1 briefly seen at Beach Grove Lagoon in front of pumphouse - Tsawwassen
Reported: April 24 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 1 feeding on the mudflats on the s side of the south jetty off the jetty base at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 20-22 (Robert and Robin Holland, m.obs)

Location: 2 photographed flying n over the airport runway off Ferguson Rd with 5 Whimbrel - Richmond
Reported: April 19 (Craig Huish)

Location: 1 last seen in field on south side of Chilliwack Central Rd just east of Upper Prairie Rd. Previously seen HERE at the NE corner of Gibson Rd and Prairie Central Rd.  Previously seen HERE on Banford Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: April 8-19 (Jason Osterhold, m.obs)

Location: 5 off the Chelem Trail at Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: April 7 (Chris Dale)

Long-billed Curlew in Chilliwack - Photo: Cindy Martin

Redhead (3)

Location: 1 male and female HERE at Green Lake -Whistler
Reported: April 9-28 (Kathryn Milligan and Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Location: 1 male on Kawkawa Lake -Hope
Reported: April 22 (Gord Gadsden)

1 of 2 Redheads in Whistler - Photo: Liz Barrett

RUFF (1 adult male)

Location: On the mudflats off the pumphouse HERE at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen
Reported: April 23-27 (Dave Hoar and Noreen Rudd, m.obs)

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Brian Stech

Mountain Bluebirds (not all birds listed in the FV where they get larger #'s)

Location: 2 on the west side of Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: April 27 (Carlee Chan)

Location: Up to 8 at the Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: March 29-April 22 (Ken Davis, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE on fence at Campbell Valley Park - Langley 
Reported: April 21 (Wim Vesseur, m.obs)

Location: 1 at track at North Surrey Secondary - Surrey (please only visit before or after school hours)
Reported: April 14-19 (Kirsten Wilson, m.obs)

Location: Up to 21 HERE in the Squamish River Estuary and up to 11 east of the central channel - Squamish
Reported: March 14-April 18 (Chris Dale, Chris Murrell, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Grant Narrows parking lot - Pitt Meadows
Reported: April 14 (Jo-Anne Macdougall)

Location: 1 on Pam Rocks (boat access only) - West Van
Reported: April 13 (Ken Wright)

Location: 4  HERE off McGuire Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: April 10 (John Procee, m.obs)

Location: Up to 13 near the towers north of the pumphouse trail and south of the duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: March 25-April 9 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Location: 8 at Eagle Point Park - Harrison Mills
Reported: April 5 (Kathy Stewart)

Location: 2 males on the east mudflats at Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: April 4 (Rob Lyske)

Mountain Bluebird in Langley - Photo: Mike Klotz

American White Pelicans

Location: 7 circling over Minnekhada Park - Coquitlam
Reported: April 27 (Larry Cowan)

Location: 7 flying west over Aldergrove Regional Park- Langley
Reported: April 26 (Eric Habisch)

Location: 2 flying over Reifel heading towards Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: April 23 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: 2 sitting on Green Lake - Whistler
Reported: April 22-23 (Dea Lloyd, m.obs)

American White Pelicans in Whistler - Photo: Liz Barrett

Northern Pintail x Green-winged Teal Hybrid (1 drake)

Location: In farm slough at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: April 23-27 (Cos van Wermeskerken, m.obs)

NOPI X GWTE drake hybrid in Surrey - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

COMMON POORWILL (1)

Location: Flying over a private home and recorded calling on Stevenson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: April 26 (Jonathan Pap)

Pacific Golden-Plover (3)

Location: 1 adult in breeding on the mudflats off the pumphouse HERE at Beach Grove Lagoon - Tsawwassen 
Reported: April 26 (Paul Liu)

Location: 1 in field on 64th St near the overpass - Delta
Reported: April 26 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 in field on Sumas Central Rd, 1 km west of Evans Rd - Chilliwack 
Reported: April 26 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 in field with Black-bellied Plovers on Hornby Drive east of the railway bridge - Delta     Reported: April 25 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Kevin Louth

CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (3 male)

Location: 1 briefly feeding on Oregon Grape at the base of the south jetty HERE at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 24 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Location: 1 briefly seen perched HERE on the Sword Fern Trail near UBC - Vancouver
Reported: April 24 (Kris Mirski)

Location: 1 briefly feeding on salmon berry at the south end of the centre dyke HERE at Reifel - Delta
Reported: April 23 (Kristina Breit)

Calliope Hummingbird at Reifel - Photo: Kristina Breit

Say's Phoebe (1-2 birds)

Location: First seen HERE at Alder Cove Beach and last seen HERE near golf course at Seymour Landing on Bowen Island - West Vancouver
Reported: April 21-April 23 (Charlotte Gruneau) 

Say's Phoebe on Bowen Island - Photo: Charlotte Gruneau

WESTERN BLUEBIRD (2)

Location: Seen in the barnyard just east of 60172 Yale Rd. Also seen at the weather station at the Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: March 29-April 23 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

1 of 2 Western Bluebirds in Hope - Photo: John Procee

Common Teals

Location: 1 in Eagle Creek and by the boardwalk at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Dec 5/21-April 23/22 (Istvan Orosi, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen off causeay HERE on Ferguson Rd - Richmond
Reported: April 22 (John Peetsman, m.obs)

Location: 1 seen off Tsawwassen Dyke Trail (First Nations Land) - Delta
Reported: April 21 (Benjamin Freeman)

Location: 1 on the east mudflats of Maplewood Flats - North Vancouver
Reported: March 27-April 19 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 in Kennedy Rd Slough - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Nov 10/21-March 26/22 (Larry Cowan, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Beach Grove Lagoon - Delta
Reported: March 25 (Robert Holland)

Common Teal in Burnaby - Photo: Brian Stech

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: 1 at marker 62 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 22 (Craig Huish, m.obs)

Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Vesper Sparrow (1)

Location: 1 at the east end of Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: April 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Blue-winged Teal x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid) (1 male)

Location: HERE at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Dec 24/21-April 21/22 (Janice White, m.obs)

Hybrid Drake Cinnamon x Blue-winged Teal - Photo: Janice White

Baird's Sandpiper (1) *rare in spring*

Location: Green Lake - Whistler
Reported: April 19 (Liz Barrett)

Horned Lark (1)

Location: Base of the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: April 18 (Luke Strikwerda)

Say's Phoebe (1)

Location: On the fence line of the construction site HERE near the BC Hydro substation - Burnaby
Reported: April 17 (Marija Bojanic)

Say's Phoebe in Burnaby - Photo: Marija Bojanic

California Scrub-Jay (1)

Location: 1 on Shell Rd between Sealord Rd and Seahurst Rd - Richmond
Reported: Jan 21-April 17 (Paul Clarke, m.obs)

California Scrub-Jay in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: On rocks at Each Beach at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: April 12 (Jan Bryant)

Lapland Longspur in North Van - Photo: Jan Bryant

LESSER GOLDFINCH (2 male and 1 female)

Location: Near feeders at the Charlotte Ave entrance of Fishtrap Creek Park. Also seen at private home near Maclure Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Jan 27-April 12 (Joel Schmidt, m.obs)

Male Lesser Goldfinch in Abbotsford - Photo: Marilyn Olson

Say's Phoebes 

Location: 2 at the Hope Airport - Hope
Reported: March 12-April 10 (Ken Davis, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE along the Chelam Trail in the Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: March 22-April 14 (Chris Dale, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Chilliwack Central Rd between Upper Prairie and Annis Rd - Chilliwack 
Reported: April 8 (Bentley Colwill)

Location: 1 at Eagle Point Park - Harrison Mills
Reported: April 5 (Kathy Stewart)

Location: 1 on private property in South Burnaby 
Reported: April 5 (Christine Gaio)

Location: 1 last seen south of the duck pond at Colony Farm. First seen on the north side of the duck pond - Coquitlam
Reported: March 26 (Colin Clasen, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen HERE at Otter Point at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: March 21 (Sue Flecker)

Say's Phoebe in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

RUFF (1)

Location: HERE at Boundary Bay Regional Park. Last seen far out on the mudflats before flying south towards Point Roberts - Delta
Reported: April 5 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Gyrfalcons

Location: 1 juv last seen on Hale Rd. Also seen on Mckechnie Rd near Connecting Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 1-April 5 (Andrew Boycott, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult sitting on hydro pole on Middleton Rd between Koerner and Ladner Rds - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Nov 23/21-March 11/22 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 juv seen at Brunswick Point. Also seen flying over marsh between 64-72nd St. Also seen at the foot of 72nd St at the Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta
Reported: Nov 24/21-March 7/22 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult sitting on microwave tower HERE - Maple Ridge
Reported: Dec 7/21-Feb 16/22 (Mike Tabak, m.obs)

Location: 1 adult at the end of Whorley Rd - Aggasiz
Reported: Jan 29 (Les Peterson)

Gyrfalcon in Agassiz - Photo: Les Peterson

Northern Goshawk (1 adult)

Location: Seen on centre dyke and also on trail HERE at Reifel - Delta
Reported: March 5-April 5 (Simon Shutter, m.obs)

Northern Goshawk in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 8 at Bayly Park - Whistler
Reported: March 25-29 (NM)

Location: 1 at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: March 24 (Gareth Pugh, Wim Vesseur, et al)

Red-naped Sapsucker (1)

Location: Near houses at the south end of Oliver's Landing - Furry Creek
Reported: March 28 (Stephen Novosad, St├ęphane Barrette)

American Tree Sparrow (4)

Location: 3 HERE on Koerner Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: March 8-27 (Mark McAnally, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: March 8-18 (Benjamin Pap, m.obs)

American Tree Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Brian Stech

Harris’s Sparrow (1)

Location: 1 bird seen 1.9km west of the Gill Rd entrance at Jesperson Dyke - Chilliwack
Reported: March 19 (Chris McDonald)

RBA: WHOOPER SWAN (1 adult)

Location: First seen at the NE corner of Trout Lake - Vancouver. Last seen in a field with Trumpeters off Hwy 91 near 7 Rd  before flying North - Richmond 
Reported: March 17-18 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)

Whooper Swan in Vancouver - Photo: Brian Stech

Redhead (4 males)

Location: 2 in lake HERE off 6 Ave -Langley
Reported: March 15 (Eric Habisch)

Location: 1 at Ambleside Park duck pond - West Vancouver
Reported: March 12 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in ditch on Southlands Dr - Delta
Reported: Jan 21-March 6 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Redhead in West Van - Photo: Rob Lyske

Rusty Blackbird (1 female)

Location: Last seen on manure pile near Finn Slough HERE and HERE - Richmond
Reported: Nov 20/2021-March 9/22 (Sabine Jessen, m.obs) 

Rusty Blackbird in Richmond - Photo: Richard Wakelam

Glaucous Gull (3 first-winter)

Location: 1 on dock at the south end of Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 17-March 5 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)

Location: In corn stubble field on Burns Drive near farmhouse toward the landfill - Delta
*note subtle hybrid also present with black extending too high on lower mandible*
Reported: Jan 24-March 4 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the sw corner of Lefeuvre Rd and Marsh McCormick Rd - Abbotsford Reported: Feb 18-March 1 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Glaucous Gull in Vancouver - Photo: Edward Nygren

ROCK SANDPIPER (1)

Location: End of south side of ferry jetty with 30 Black Turnstones last seen on the breakwater - Tsawwassen 
Reported: Feb 16-March 3 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Rock Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kevin Louth

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: In reeds by grey tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Feb 27 (Kathryn Milligan and Debbi Hlady)

Common Teals 

Location: 2 at Shoreline Park - Port Moody
Reported: Feb 9-25 (Moose Stoffregen, m.obs)

Location: 1 at compensation lagoon at ferry jetty - Delta
Reported: Feb 23 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 at Surrey Lake Park - Surrey
Reported: Jan 11-Feb 25 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE in ditch on Southlands Dr - Delta 
Reported: Jan 22-Feb 9 (Sabine Decamp, m.obs)

Location: 1 in pond at mansion near 64th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Feb 8 (Kevin Louth)

WHITE-TAILED PTARMIGAN (1)

Location: A few kms past 1st Pump Peak on Mt. Seymour. Snowshoes/microspikes required and avalanche conditions are moderate in the area. 8.5km round trip. - North Vancouver
Reported: Feb 23 (Dan Tyson)

Townsend's Solitaire (3)

Location: 1 on Stevens Lane near Stevens Dr - Delta
Reported: Feb 21 (Anne Murray)

Location: 1 at 3132-3137 Adanac St - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 14-20 (Jeremie Choquette, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Captain Cook Park - Vancouver
Reported: Feb 13 (Chris Ensing)

Northern Pintail x Green-winged Teal Hybrid (1 male)

Location: Off the mouth of farm slough at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Feb 14-19 (Debbie Wheeler, m.obs)

Northern Pintail x Green-winged Teal (hybrid) in Surrey - Photo: Debbie Wheeler

Rusty Blackbird (2)

Location: 9790 Armstrong Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 27/21-Feb 18/22 (Dave Beeke and Bentley Colwill, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird in Chilliwack - Photo: Dave Beeke

Golden Eagle (4)

Location: 1 in flight over Stevenson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 19 (Jonathan Pap)

Location: 1 circling in flight over Nathan Creek Dyke HERE before flying SE - Langley
Reported: Feb 17 (Eric Habisch)

Location: 1 on the east end of Campbell Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Feb 14-17 (Krissi Martin, obs)

Location: 1 flying south over the dyke at the end of Sharpe Rd near Connecting Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Feb 7 (Kathy Manuel)

Golden Eagle in Langley - Photo: Eric Habisch

Red Knot (1)

Location: On mudflats at 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 26/21-Feb 14/22 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Prairie Falcon (1)

Location: Last seen perched on tree on dyke east of Connecting Rd. Also seen in tree on Ladner Rd HERE. Also seen HERE on tree on Connecting Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 3/21-Feb 14/22 (Raymond Ng, m.obs)

Prairie Falcon in Vancouver - Photo: Raymond Ng

Red-naped/Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (1 male)

Location: Last seen at 3322 Wakely Court in Burnaby. First seen on birches on Brunette Headwaters Trail 25 m east of the intersection with Spruce Loop Trail at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Feb 13 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

RBA: RED-SHOULDERED HAWK (1 adult) *1st photo record for BC*.

Location: Last seen at the original location HERE on Tuyttens Rd. Also seen on Bridge Rd just north of Whelpton Rd. Also seen on Whorley Rd and also at the west end of Cutler Rd. Also seen HERE on Caignou Rd and HERE on Whelpton Rd. - Agassiz
Reported: Dec 12/21-Feb 11/22 (Susan Fennellow, m.obs)

Red-shouldered Hawk in Agassiz - Photo: Marc Sole

Glaucous Gull (1)

Location: In field on Annis Rd near Hwy 1 - Chilliwack
Reported: Feb 8 (Gord Gadsden)

Yellow-billed Loon (1 immature)

Location: Last seen at Oliver's Landing - Furrey Creek. Previously seen off the ferry dock at Porteau Cove.
Reported: Jan 15-Feb 7 (Ken Wright, m.obs)

Yellow-billed Loon at Porteau Cove - Photo: Chris Murrell

Bohemian Waxwings (irruption year not all locations listed)

Location: Up to 50 at mansion pond between 64-72nd St at Boundary Bay Dyke - Delta
Reported: Jan 1-31 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)

Location: 40 near parking lot at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Jan 23-25 (Neill Vanhinsberg, m.obs)

Location: Up to 40 on East Dyke and SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Jan 2-23 (Melissa Hafting et al., m.obs)

Location: 22 at Broaday and Maple Ave - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 8-16 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Location: 32 on the south side of Grant Narrows Parking Lot - Grant Narrows
Reported: Jan 4 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 25 near the pumphouse on Savannah and Raptor Trail at Beach Grove - Delta
Reported: Dec 29/21-Jan 4/22 (Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Location: 15 at the east side of lagoons at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Jan 1-4 (Monica Nugent, m.obs)

Location: 1 at Bewicke Park - North Van
Reported: Dec 31/21-Jan 1/22 (John Kalman)

Location: 4 on berry tree near red barn at community gardens also seen on berry tree near boardwalk at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Dec 18/21-Jan 1/22 (Chris van Walleghem, m.obs) 

Location: 4 on the north side of the dyke at Deboville Slough near Pitt River - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 31/21-Jan 1/22 (Trent Glukler, m.obs)

Location: 19 last seen HERE. 5 HERE and  HERE. 3 first seen HERE on Rannie Rd at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Dec 9/21-Jan 1/22 (Wayne Diakow, Paul Clarke and Monica Nugent, m.obs)

Location: 8 on the north side of Derek Doubleday Arboretum along 56th Ave - Langley
Reported: Dec 31/21-Jan 1/22 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Bohemian Waxwing in Vancouver - Photo: Melissa Hafting

California Scrub-Jay (1)

Location: 1 last seen at 7901 114A St. Previously seen at 11430 78th Ave. Also seen at 11528 80th Ave and 7833 Swanson Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4/21-Jan 27/22 (Phil Kelly, Marylou Johnson and Robyn Moore, m.obs)

Common Teals

Location: 1 in Canoe Pass (viewed from Westham Island Bridge) -Delta
Reported: Dec 1/21-Jan 15/22 (Mike Tabak)

Location: 1 at Beach Grove lagoon - Delta
Reported: Jan 2-3 (Sabine Jessen)

Northern Goshawk (1 adult)

Location: West dyke half way between Steveston Hwy and Williams Rd - Richmond
Reported: Jan 27 (Nigel Gilmour)

American Tree Sparrow (1)

Location: 1 in field HERE on Little Rd. First seen HERE on Bell Rd - Abbotsford  
Reported: Jan 5-25 (Krissi Martin)

Snow Bunting (1)

Location: Flying over compensation lagoon at Ferry Jetty - Delta
Reported: Jan 22 (Peter Candido)

Golden Eagle (1)

Location: On Wellsline Rd near Cole Rd - Richmond
Reported: Jan 22 (Gord Gadsden)

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: On dyke at the foot of Williams Rd also seen at Francis Rd where meets the dyke - Richmond
Reported: Jan 14-22 (Sabine Jessen, m.obs)

Townsend’s Solitaire (2)

Location: 1 near the playground at Terra Nova Park - Delta
Reported: Jan 9-19 (Ken Willis, m.obs)

Location: 1 in the NW corner near waterfall at Diefenbaker Park - Delta
Reported: Jan 7-17 (Debbi Hlady, m.obs)

Townsend's Solitaire in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting
Turkey Vulture (1)

Location: On piling in river at Kilby Provincial Park - Harrison Mills
Reported: Jan 9-19 (Kathy Stewart)

Glaucous Gull (1 first winter)

Location: Bailey Landfill - Chilliwack
Reported: Jan 18 (Jonathan Pap)

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE on dyke east of Sharpe Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 15-16 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE at Sturgeon Slough- Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 15 (Neill Vanhinsberg and Alison Curtis)

Location: 2 on Boundary Bay Dyke between 72nd St and 80th St pumphhouse - Delta
Reported: Dec 29/21-Jan 9/22 (Pete Lypkie, m.obs)

Location: 1 at the end of Ford Rd on the dyke in Junco Flock - Pitt Meadows 
Reported: Jan 1 (Larry Cowan)

Pine Grosbeak (2)

Location: Near Hollyburn Lodge - West Vancouver
Reported: Jan 16 (Racheal Mackinnon)

Tufted Duck x Scaup (hybrid) (1)

Location: NW inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Jan 15 (Ben Keen)

Male Tufted Duck X Scaup hybrid - Photo: Ben Keen

Chipping Sparrow (1)

Location: In corn stubble field off dyke east of the end of Hale Rd in junco flock - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Jan 15 (Carlo Giovanella)

Sora (1)

Location: By the Piper Spit boardwalk at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Jan 7-9 (Istvan Orosi, m.obs)

Pine Grosbeak (2)

Location: On Boundary Bay Dyke between 72nd St and 80th St pumphhouse - Delta
Reported: Jan 9 (Jan Bradley)

Harris’s Sparrow (1 adult)

Location: 1 adult at private home -Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 6/21-Jan 7/22 (Krissi Martin)

Glaucous Gull (1, first winter)

Location: End of South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Dec 30-Jan 6 (Toby Ye, m.obs)

Glaucous Gull in Richmond - Photo: Toby Ye

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 male)

Location: On trail along river on the south edge of Point Grey Course - Vancouver
Reported: Jan 1, 2022 (Mike Fung)