Vancouver and Area, Fraser Valley and Sea to Sky

vcTo 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

RUFF (1)

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

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry 

Northern Waterthrushes

Location: 1 HERE also seen HERE at Reifel - Delta  
Reported: Sept 15-Oct 1 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

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)

Northern Waterthrush in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

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 1 (Ben Lambert, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalarope in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

American Avocets

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

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

California Scrub-Jays

Location: 4 at Sharkey's restaurant parking lot - Ladner
Reported: Sept 29-30 (Doug Bamford, m.obs)

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

Location: 1 seen on 114a St  near 11430-78 Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4, 2021 - Sept 30, 2022 (Phil Kelly, Marylou Johnson and Robyn Moore, m.obs)  (please view from public road and do not trespass)

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

Location: 3 confirmed breeding at 9522 Hazel St. Also seen at Chilliwack Highschool - Chilliwack
Reported: July 1-Sept 29 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

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: 1 at 4595 54a St - Delta
Reported: Sept 22-28 (Ben Lambert, m.obs)

Location: 1 sitting on telephone wire in the 600 block of Douglas St and also seen along the Rotary Trail - Hope
Reported: Sept 20-27 (Cecilia Fraga, m.obs)

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: 1 at Private Home on Maple Crescent - Ladner
Reported: Sept 23 (Grant Edwards)

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)

Adult California Scrub-Jay in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting





Northern Mockingbird (1)

Location: Last seen HERE near 80th St pumphouse. First seen between 88th St and the mansion at 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 29 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Peter Candido

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

Pacific Golden-Plover (1 juv)

Location: Foot of 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 29 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Ian Burgess

American Golden-Plover (3 juv)

Location: 2 Last seen at the foot of 96th St and at the 80th St pumphouse Location: 1 at Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 29 (MacKenzie Fenton)

Location: 2 Last seen at the foot of 96th St and at the 80th St pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 29 (Kevin Louth and Mike Toochin et al., m.obs)

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

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

American Avocets

Location: 2 in the west field (end closest to sw pond) at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 23-29 (Graham Sunderland, m.obs)

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)

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

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

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 (1) 

Location: 1 at 9868 179 St - Surrey (likely one of the 3 hybrid fledglings from 11430-78 Ave - Delta) 
Reported: Sept 13 (Simon Bernard)

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, Stéphane 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 (Mike Fung)

Bohemian Waxwings

Location: 8 on berry tree at Tolmie St and West 9th Ave - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 31 (Kris Mirski)

Location: 1 on trees between parking lot and scotch pond at Garry Point Park - Richmond
Reported: Dec 31 (Grayson Smith)

Location: 50 at 203 St and Old Dewdney Trunk Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 30 (Raymond Ng)

Location: 12 HERE near Fraser Hwy - Langley
Reported: Dec 28-29 (Eric Habisch, m.obs)

Location: 44 at the SW part of Island 22 - Chilliwack 
Reported: Dec 20-29 (Chris McDonald)

Location: 2 HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Dec 23 to Jan 2 (Alison Evely, m.obs)

Location: 14 near the intersection of Maple Ave and Woodbine St - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 27 (Bentley Colwill)

Location: 2 HERE on Tuyttens Rd. - Agassiz 
Reported: Dec 21-22 (Bridget Spencer, m.obs)

Location: 2 on a mountain ash tree across from the Sardis Sports Complex on Tyson Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 18-19 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Location: 1 on berry tree on Trafalgar St near W 16th Ave - Vancouver 
Reported: Dec 9-14 (Evan Larson, m.obs)

Location: 1 along entrance rd to Alaksen - Delta 
Reported: Dec 9 (Emily Hood)

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: In NE corner of field at McDermott Rd and Campbell Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 30 (Dave Beeke)

Pine Grosbeak (1)

Location: At 203 St and Old Dewdney Trunk Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 30 (Raymond Ng)

White-winged Crossbills 

Location: 5 on Sumas Mountain Rd across from Dawson Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 30 (Lee Harding)

Location: 2 in private yard - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 29 (Gord Gadsden)

American Tree Sparrow (1)

Location: Along edge of 140th St near 40th Ave - Surrey
Reported: Dec 30, 2021 (Wayne Weber)

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)

Location: SE side of Pitch and Putt at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 29 (Richard Hedley, m.obs)

Townsend’s Solitaire in Vancouver - Photo: Jeremiah Kennedy

Sora (1, late)

Location: In flooded woodlot just off the SW marsh trail at Reifel  - Delta
Reported: Dec 27 (Kathleen Fry)

Sora in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry

Horned Lark (7)

Location: In fields on Banford Rd between Prairie Central Rd and McGuire Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 19-23 (Ed Klassen, m.obs)

Mountain Bluebirds

Location: 1 HERE on Humphrey Rd - Agassiz 
Reported: Dec 19-21 (Doug Martin, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE near the north lawn parking lot at River View Hospital - Coquitlam
Reported: Dec 19 (Hilary Maguire)

Mountain Bluebird in Agassiz - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Glaucous Gull (1 adult)

Location: On mudflats between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta 
Reported: Dec 21 (Geoffrey Newell)

Redhead (1 male)

Location: HERE in slough on Tuyttens Rd - Agassiz
Reported: Dec 13-21 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)

Location: HERE on Tuyttens Rd. - Agassiz 
Reported: Dec 21 (Bridget Spencer, m.obs)

Western Tanager (1 female)

Location: HERE at Salish Park - Chilliwack 
Reported: Dec 20 (Bentley Colwill)

Western Tanager in Chilliwack - Photo: Bentley Colwill

Gray Catbird (1, late)

Location: HERE in a garden bed between the parking area for the tennis courts and the foot of Comox St at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 14-20 (Peter Woods, m.obs)

Gray Catbird in Vancouver - Photo: Peter Woods

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: HERE in flooded part of trail on the north side of the trail at Deas Island - Delta
Reported: Nov 19-Dec 19 (Guy Monty, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1)

Location: 1 at Eagle Point Park - Harrison Mills
Reported: Dec 19 (Kathy Stewart, m.obs)

Pine Grosbeaks

Location: 2 last seen HERE. 3 first seen HERE on Rannie Rd at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Dec 9-19 (Wayne Diakow and Paul Clarke, m.obs

Location: 1 at the Belcarra Lookout at Belcarra Regional Park - Belcarra
Reported: Dec 19 (John Reynolds)

Pine Grosbeak in Pitt Meadows - Paul Clarke

Glaucous Gull (1, first winter)

Location: Viewed by boat in front of BC Ferries maintenance yard - Richmond
Reported: Dec 17 (Guy Monty) 

Golden Eagle (1)

Location: Flying SE after briefly perching HERE - Langley
Reported: Dec 15 (Eric Habisch)

Golden Eagle in Langley - Photo: Eric Habish

Common Yellowthroat (1, late)

Location: At the corner of Humphrey and Sutherland Rds - Aggasiz
Reported: Dec 14 (Gord Gadsden et al.)

Wilson’s Warbler (1, late)

Location: west of UBC Botanical Garden Parking lot - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 8-11 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs) 

Wilson's Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Golden Eagle (1)

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

Townsend’s Solitaire (1) requires paid entry*

Location: In Alpine Garden inside UBC Botanical Garden - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 8-9 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs)

Gyrfalcons

Location: 1 adult flying over the east end of Luckakuck Way - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 6 (Gord Gadsden)

Location: 1 adult sitting on telephone pole at the foot of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 5 (Freda du Plessis)

Location: 1 flying over #5 Rd near Marion Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Dec 5 (Jonathan Pap)

American Tree Sparrow (4)

Location: 4 near pumphouse at 80th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 5-6 (Grant Edwards, m.obs)

Bohemian Waxwings

Location: 2 HERE briefly before flying east at McDonald Beach - Richmond
Reported: Dec 5 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 21 at Private Home - Chilliwack
Reported: Dec 4 (Chris McDonald)

Ancient Murrelets

Location: 23 at Lily Point - Point Roberts
Reported: Dec 5 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev)

Location: 8 at Lighthouse Marine Park - Point Roberts
Reported: Dec 2-5 (Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Green Heron (1, late)

Location: HERE in ditch on McDonald Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 26-Dec 4 (Bentley Colwill, m.obs)

Snow Buntings

Location: 1 in corn stubble field half way between 104-112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Dec 4 (Cindy and Doug Martin)

Location: 1 at the 2nd shelter at Iona south jetty - Richmond
Reported: Nov 29 (Kris Mirski)

Western Tanager (1, late)

Location: Viewed HERE on berry tree in Cedar Park Church parking lot. Previously seen in private home on nearby Arthur Dr - Ladner
Reported: Dec 1-2 (Valerie Fuller, m.obs)

Western Tanager in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

YELLOW-BILLED LOON (1)

Location: HERE at Jericho Park before moving to deeper waters - Vancouver
Reported: Dec 2 (Evan Larson)

Yellow-billed Loon in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

Swamp Sparrow (2)

Location: 1 HERE in marsh on the Blue Heron Trail at Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Dec 2 (Chris Murrell and Chris Dale)

Location: 1, 200 m east of 112th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 29 (Kevin Louth)

Common Teal (1)

Location: HERE at Deas Island - Ladner
Reported: Dec 2 (Jeremy Gatten)

Chipping Sparrow (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Delta
Reported: Nov 28 (Sabine Decamp)

Chipping Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

ROCK SANDPIPER (1)

Location: On mudflats at the foot of 112th St at Boundary Bay then flew towards 104th St - Delta
Reported: Nov 26 (Kevin Louth)

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (1)

Location: Feeding briefly on the dyke east of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 24-26 (Raymond Ng)

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in Delta - Photo: Raymond Ng

RBA: RUFF (1 female)

Location: On mudflats with Dunlin last seen between 96th St and pilings. First seen east of 104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 24 (Kevin Louth)

Common Yellowthroat (1, late)

Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 23 (Evan Larson)

Common Redpolls

Location: 3 in alders by rowing pavilion briefly before flying west at Burnaby Lake
Reported: Nov 23 (Joe Denham)

Location: 7 HERE feeding with siskins along Shannon Rd trail - Richmond
Reported: Nov 19-20 (Monica Nugent, m.obs)

Location: 5 flying north over HERE at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Nov 20 (Melissa Hafting, Ilya Povalyaev and John Reynolds)

Location: 6 HERE at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Nov 20 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Elgin Park - Surrey
Reported: Nov 20 (Josh Inman)

Location: 5 HERE and HERE in alder trees with Pine Siskins at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 19 (Evan Larson, m.obs)

Location: 2 flying over west dyke at Reifel
Reported: Nov 19 (Gavin McKinnon)

Common Redpoll in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE at Fraser River Park - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 23 (Kaichi Huang)

Location: 1 HERE at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Nov 21 (Mike Fung)

Location: 1 by the second shelter on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 20 (Angela Bond)

Location: 1 HERE near Surrey Lake Park - Surrey
Reported: Nov 20 (Mike Klotz)

Parasitic Jaeger (1 adult)

Location: Scoped off Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: Nov 22 (Kevin Louth)

Great Egret (1)

Location: In culvert on Chaplin Rd on Seabird Island - Agassiz
Reported: Nov 17-21 (Murray Brown, m.obs)

Great Egret in Agassiz - Photo: Dave Beeke

Ancient Murrelets

Location: 2 scoped off the end of White Rock Pier - Surrey
Reported: Nov 21 (Andrew Boycott and Alanna Froese, m.obs)

Location: 2 Viewed offshore Richmond from the Tsawwassen to Duke Point ferry
Reported: Nov 20 (Guy Monty)

Redhead (1 male)

Location: In the SW corner of the west lagoon at Blakeburn Lagoons - Port Coquitlam
Reported: Nov 7-21 (Richard Wakelam, m.obs)

Redhead in Port Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Vesper Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE briefly before flying east at Sullivan Heights Park - Surrey
Reported: November 19 (Dan Tyson)

American White Pelican (1)

Location: Last seen swimming off the spit in front of the railway bridge at Blackie Spit - Surrey
Reported: Nov 16 (Anne Murray et al.)

American White Pelican in Surrey - Photo: Terry Carr

Townsend's Solitaires

Location: 2 at the Grant Narrows parking lot near the boat launch and seen near tower on the nature dyke trail - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 11-16 (Hilary Maguire, m.obs)

Location: 1 just south of the Shaughnessy Street parking area at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported : Nov 10 (Dan Tyson)

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches

Location: 7 HERE and HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: Nov 11-13 (Chris Dale et al., m.obs)

Location: 2 near picnic tables in parking lot near boat launch at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 11-12 (Ashley van der Pouw Kran, m.obs)

Location: 1 last seen 600 m east of the pool at Second Beach at Stanley Park. First seen at English Bay Beach between the path and logs, adjacent to the Inukshuk - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 9 (Mike Boyd, m.obs)

Location: 2 HERE near ditch on Middleton Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 7-8 (Bryan Vroom, m.obs)

Location: 4 feeding on ground HERE on 96th St - Delta
Reported: Nov 7-8 (Brent and Wayne Diakow, m.obs)

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finches in Delta - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Redheads

Location: 1 at Ferry Rd Slough - Ladner
Reported: Nov 13 (Wayne Weber)

Location: 3 at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 28-Nov 9 (Mike Bailey, m.obs)

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE near 72nd St on dyke at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Nov 11-13 (James Park, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Oct 21-Nov 11 (Sabine Jessen, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the boardwalk at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Nov 10 (Jim Davie)

Location: 1 feeding on grass at Oliver's Landing - Furry Creek
Reported: Nov 10 (Chris Murrell)

Location: 1 HERE at Squamish River Estuary - Squamish
Reported: Nov 8-10 (Grant Danielson, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Third Beach at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 9 (Mario Lam)

Location: 1 HERE at Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 9 (Kathleen Oliver, m.obs)

American Tree Sparrow in Delta - Photo: Sabine Jessen

Harris's Sparrow (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Richmond
Reported: Nov 9-13 (Catherine Chow)

Harris's Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Catherine Chow

Chipping Sparrow (1)

Location: Halfway down the nature dyke trail at Grant Narrows
Reported: Nov 13 (Len Jellicoe)

Rusty Blackbird (1 female)

Location: In blackbird flock in pumpkin field on 28th Ave HERE - Delta
Reported: Nov 8-12 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird in Delta - Photo: Andrew Boycott

Vaux’s Swift (1, late)

Location: Flying over Westminster Hwy at Terra Nova - Richmond
Reported: Nov 12 (Bruce Hogg)

Vaux's Swift in Richmond - Photo: Bruce Hogg

Mountain Bluebird (1 female)

Location: On the dyke between Francis Rd and Williams Rd - Richmond
Reported: Nov 10-11 (Geoff McDonell, m.obs)

Mountain Bluebird in Richmond - Photo: Geoff McDonell

Gray Catbird (1, late) *Please be respectful of private residences* *DO NOT GO IN PLAYGROUND AREA*

Location: HERE in the courtyard of Athlete's Village Co-Op - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 3-11 (Paul Kendal, m.obs)

Gray Catbird in Vancouver - Photo: Paul Kendal

RBA: CATTLE EGRET (1)

Location: In field with gulls just east of Hoogen Park on Cole Road. Also seen in field on Cole Rd near Campbell Road - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 7-10 (Gabi Cuff, m.obs)

Cattle Egret in Abbotsford - Photo: Gabi Cuff

Lesser Yellowlegs (1, late)

Location: In field at the south end of Whatcom Rd near Boundary Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 6-8 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

Great Egret (1)

Location: Last seen in field on McDermott Rd. Near Campbell. Previously seen on Sumas Prairie on the East side of Cole Road just South of Campbell Rd in a partially flooded corn field - Abbotsford
Reported: Nov 6-7 (Neal Doan, m.obs)

Great Egret in Abbotsford - Photo: Neal Doan

Parasitic Jaeger (3, late)

Location: Scoped from Acadia Beach - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 7 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

Pacific-slope Flycatcher (1, late)

Location: 536 Eves Rd on Bowen Island - West Vancouver
Reported: Nov 6 (Trisha Beaty)

Pacific-Slope Flycatcher on Bowen Island - Photo: Trisha Beaty

Sora (1)

Location: Duck pond at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: Nov 6 (Caileigh and Braden Kirkby)

Redhead (2)

Location: Hatzic Lake - Mission
Reported: Nov 5 (Gord Gadsden)

MacGillivray’s Warbler (1, late)

Location: HERE at Vanier Park in bushes behind the Vancouver Academy of Music - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 5 (Sara Harris, m.obs)

MacGillivray’s Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Jock McCracken

Snow Bunting (2)

Location: 1 at marker 210 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 31-Nov 5 (Sara Harris, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the Ferry Jetty by taxi pullout - Delta
Reported: Oct 30 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

American White Pelican (2)

Location: 1 on Pitt River off the end of the dyke at the foot of Harris Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Nov 4 (Daddio Leon)

Location: 1 in flooded cranberry field near 96th St and Hornby Dr - Delta
Reported: Nov 3 (Wayne Weber)

RBA: CATTLE EGRET (1)

Location: In field with gulls HERE and HERE on Hornby Drive between 104th St and 112th St - Delta
Reported: Nov 3 (Wayne Weber, m.obs)

Cattle Egret in Delta - Photo: Zach Westfall

ROCK WREN (1) **PLEASE DO NOT POINT CAMERAS OR OPTICS AT PRIVATE HOUSES**

Location: HERE on logs and rocks at Centennial Beach - Delta
Reported: Oct 27-Nov 3 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Rock Wren in Delta - Photo: Kaichi Huang

American Tree Sparrows

Location: 1 HERE at Spanish Banks - Vancouver
Reported: Nov 2-3 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Location: 1 HERE at Terra Nova Park - Richmond
Reported: Nov 2 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the trail HERE at Reifel - delta
Reported: Oct 31 (Kat McGrath)

Location: 1 In bushes near the floodplain west of the lagoon at Brydon Lagoon - Langley
Reported: Oct 31 (John Gordon)

Location: 1 at the west pond benches at Jericho Park -Vancouver
Reported: Oct 30 (Liam Irwin)

Mountain Bluebirds (2)

Location: On fence near Henderson Rd and Columbia Valley Rd - Chilliwack
Reported: Nov 1 (Gord Gadsden)

Vaux’s Swift (2, late)

Location: Flying over East Beach at Maplewood - North Van
Reported: Oct 31 (Kaichi Huang)

Redheads

Location: 1 male HERE on Lefeuvre Rd - Abbotsford
Reported: Oct 31 (Wayne Weber)

Location: 4 in previously flooded Cranberry Field on 112th St North of Hwy 10 - Delta
Reported: Oct 26 (Brian Self)

Location: 1 male in Scaup flock at the end of 3rd Ave at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 18 (Sabine Decamp)

Chipping Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on Hale Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 31 (Melissa Hafting)

Golden Eagle (2)

Location: 1 adult flying east over East Beach at Maplewood - North Van
Reported: Oct 30 (Rob Lyske)

Location: 1 juv flying east over East Beach at Maplewood - North Van
Reported: Oct 29 (Rob Lyske, m.obs)

Rusty Blackbird (1 female)

Location: On East Beach then flew north into trees towards Dollarton Hwy at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Oct 29 (Sue Flecker, m.obs)

Female Rusty Blackbird in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

Willow Flycatcher (1, late)

Location: HERE at Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 29 (Mark Stevens)

Willow Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Mark Stevens

Swamp Sparrow

Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 29 (Evan Larson)

Swamp Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

American White Pelican (1)

Location: Last seen HERE on the Chilliwack River. Previously seen on the Chilliwack River near Browne Creek Wetlands - Chilliwack
Reported: Oct 17-29 (Marc Sole, m.obs)

American White Pelican in Chilliwack - Photo: Daniel Bastaja

Harris's Sparrow (1 immature) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Maple Ridge
Reported: Oct 21-29 (Enida Javorovic)

Harris’s Sparrow in Maple Ridge - Photo: Enida Javorovic

Pacific Golden-Plover (3 juv)

Location: 1 roosting on pilings HERE at mouth of slough at Blackie Spit - Surrey
Reported: Oct 19-27 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: Foot of 88th St and 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 12-16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Zach Westfall

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

Location: Last seen HERE in junco flock. Previously seen HERE at Spanish Banks - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 21-27 (Ben Freeman, m.obs)

Clay-colored Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Ian Burgess

Great Egret (1)

Location: 1 seen HERE at Elgin Park. Also seen across the river near the railway bridge viewed from the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 6-27 (Alison Evely, m.obs)

Great Egret in Surrey - Photo: Edie Bijdemast

Harris’s Sparrow (1 immature)

Location: HERE in cedar at Garden City Park - Richmond
Reported: Oct 26 (Melissa Hafting)

Harris's Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Meissa Hafting

Lapland Longspurs

Location: Flying over East Concession at Spanish Banks - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 25 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 at the west end of 40th Ave - Surrey
Reported: Oct 21 (Mike Tabak)

Location: 1 on the south side of the ferry jetty and up to 17 on the north side of the ferry jetty between the taxi pullout and the base - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 20-Oct 18 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 2 at the foot of 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 14 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 7-13 (Robert Holland, m.obs)

Location: 3 at the foot of 96th St - Delta
Reported: Oct 9-12 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 6 at Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Oct 7-11 (Krissi Martin, m.obs)

Townsend's Solitaire (2)

Location: 1 HERE on Beresford St - Delta
Reported Oct 25 (Blake Noelte)

Location: 1 at North 40 Dog Park - Delta
Reported: Oct 21 (Hank Tseng)

Mountain Bluebird (2)

Location: Last seen across from the entrance to the inner ponds along Ferguson Rd. Previously seen HERE on the N Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Oct 23-24 (Kevin Krebs, m.obs)

Franklin’s Gull (1 Juv)

Location: End of White Rock Pier - White Rock
Reported: Oct 19-23 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Franklin’s Gull in Surrey - Photo: Ken Willis

American Golden-Plovers (Juvs)

Location:1 roosting on pilings HERE at mouth of slough at Blackie Spit - Surrey
Reported: Oct 19-22 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Location: Up to 3 being seen at the foot of 96th St. Also seen at the foot of 104th St at Boundary Bay. Previously seen between 80 and 88th St. - Delta
Reported: Aug 27-Oct 19 (Kevin Louth and Mike Toochin et al., m.obs)

American Golden-Plover in Delta -Photo: Craig Huish

Rock Sandpiper (1)

Location: Viewed by boat HERE on Fraser River - Delta
Reported: Oct 21 (Guy Monty)

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1 male)

Location: HERE near Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: Oct 21 (Mike Tabak)

RBA: WHITE-FACED IBIS (1)

Location: Flying north (didn’t stop) over the foot of 72nd St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 19 (Rob McLean et al.)

White-faced Ibis in Delta - Photo: Justine Charollais

Swamp Sparrow (1)

Location: Edge of Devonian Pond near Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 18 (Joe Denham)

California Scrub-Jay (3)

Location: 1 at 9329 University Cres. at SFU - Burnaby
Reported: Oct 14-18 (Neil and Andrea MacLeod)

Location: 1 last seen at 7901 114A St. Previously seen at 7833 Swanson Ave - Delta
Reported: Aug 4-Oct 6 (Phil Kelly)

Location: 1 at 11528-80th Ave - Delta
Reported: Oct 4 (Marylou Johnson)

California Scrub-Jay in Burnaby - Photo: Neil MacLeod

Mountain Bluebird (2)

Location: HERE on Spanish Banks beach - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 16-17 (Ezequiel Peralta)

1 of 2 Mountain Bluebirds in Vancouver - Photo: Ezequiel Peralta

Brown Pelicans (4-5 juvs)

Location: Up to 3 Sitting on large wooden round barrel structure beside breakwater at ferry terminal near berths - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 19-Oct 16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 viewed off the marina at Harrison Lake - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Oct 6 (John Gordon, m.obs)

Location: 1 sitting at the end of Sand Heads Jetty (viewed by boat) - Richmond
Reported: Oct 1-3 (Andy Scheffler)

Brown Pelican in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER (2)

Location: 1 at the foot of 88th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 12-14 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 in the House Pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Oct 12-13 (Kris Mirski, m.obs)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Craig Huish

Gray Catbird (1)

Location: HERE near Derek Doubleday Arboretum - Langley
Reported: Oct 13 (Dan Tyson)

RBA: RUFF (1 juv male)

Location: Between 96th St and the pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Oct 5-10 (Sabine Decamp, m.obs)

Ruff in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

RBA: BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE (1 adult)

Location: Viewed from aboard the Tsawwassen to Nanaimo Ferry. Bird was flying near the Coal Port - Delta
Reported: Oct 9 (Guy Monty)

Brown Pelican (1 adult in breeding)

Location: Flying south past Sullivan Point at Crescent Beach - Surrey
Reported: Oct 9 (Frank Lin, m.obs)

Adult Brown Pelican in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

Nashville Warbler (1)

Location: Hope Airport
Reported: Oct 9 (Daniel Bastaja)

Nashville Warbler in Hope - Photo: Daniel Bastaja

Mountain Bluebird (1 male)

Location: Last seen on the base of the spit near the parking lot. First seen by the mound near the dog park at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Oct 7-8 (Zach Westfall, m.obs)

Mountain Bluebird in Surrey - Photo: Zach Westfall

American White Pelicans

Location: Up to 38 seen sitting on the mudflats at Brunswick Point near the second benches (view by scope) - Delta
Reported: July 15-Oct 8 (Melissa Gee, m.obs)

Location: 11 flying south over the ferry jetty heading to the US - Delta
Reported: Oct 4 (Joe Denham, m.obs)

Location: 1 on the Pitt River viewed from the dyke at the end of Harris Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Oct 1 (Cindy and Doug Martin)

American White Pelicans in Delta - Photo: Simon Shutter

Horned Lark (1)

Location: Harrison Lagoon - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Oct 8 (Neal Doan)

WHITE-FACED IBIS (1)

Location: HERE in field - Rosedale
Reported: Oct 7 (Bentley Colwill)

HUDSONIAN GODWIT (1 juv)

Location: Last seen in house pond at Reifel. Also seen in Fuller’s Slough - Delta
Reported: Sept 30-Oct 4 (Debbie Hlady, m.obs)

Hudsonian Godwit in Delta - Photo: Mike Fung

Great Egret (4)

Location: 1 on private property on Seabird Island - Agassiz
Reported: Oct 4 (Brant Corder)

Location: 1 last seen on Bell Rd north of Fore Rd. Previously on Beharrell Road, across from the DND property near the T-junction at Fore Road - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 30-Oct 3 (Anne Toews, m.obs)

Location: 2 in Maria Slough HERE just downstream (south) of the highway in front of Scott's Meats - Agassiz
Reported: Sept 28 (Murray Brown)

LEWIS’S WOODPECKER (1)

Location: Last seen hawking insects from tree HERE. Previously seen HERE on cedar near Lumberman’s Arch at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Oct 3 (Ben and Alexa Freeman, m.obs)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in Vancouver - Photo: Andrew Boycott

SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPERS (juvs)

Location: 1 in house pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 30-Oct 1 (Kathleen Fry, m.obs)

Location: 2 briefly seen in house pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 25 (Brian Self and Ben Lambert)

Location: 1 briefly in the NE inner pond before flying out to the foreshore at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 19 (Ilya Povalyaev)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

RED PHALAROPE (1)

Location: On Cultus Lake viewed from the Jade Bay boat launch HERE - Chilliwack
Reported: Oct 1 (Gord Gadsden, m.obs)

WHITE-FACED IBIS (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private farm - Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 27-Oct 1 (fide Gord Gadsden)

Lapland Longspurs

Location: 3 HERE at Garry Point Park - Richmond
Reported: Oct 1 (Yousif Attia)

Location: 25 in seaweed at the high tide line at the 80th St Pumphouse at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 28 (Kevin Louth)

Location: 1 HERE at Centennial Beach - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 25 (Nick Parayko)

Location: 1 at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Sept 19-24 (Noreen Rudd, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying over Deas Island - Delta
Reported: Sep 23 (Guy Monty)

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

Location: 1 on Tsawwassen First Nations Dyke Trail halfway between Roberts Bank and the Ferry Jetty - Delta
Reported: Sept 16 (Kevin Louth)

Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Western Grebe X Clark's Grebe (1)

Location: Piper Spit at Burnaby Lake - Burnaby
Reported: Sept 30 (Darko Bojanic)

Clark's x Western Grebe in Burnaby - Photo: Darko Bojanic

Yellow-headed Blackbird (1)

Location: Foot of 96th St - Delta
Reported: Sept 30 (Kevin Louth)

Horned Larks

Location: 3 on the north side of the ferry jetty near the taxi pullout - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 16-28 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Location: 1 flying over maarker 160 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 24 (Evan Larson)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location: 3 flying over Mystery Peak on Mt. Seymour - North Van
Reported: Sept 1 (Melissa Hafting)

Horned Lark in Surrey - Photo: Andrew Boycott

California Scrub-Jay (3)

Location: 2 seen in the 12000 block of Dover St and also seen on 220th St near Dewdney Trunk and seen HERE on Acadia St. - Maple Ridge
Reported: Sept 7-25 (Steve Juhasz, m.obs)

Location: 1 on Bond Blvd near 64a Ave. Also seen on Lincoln Dr near 64a Ave. - Delta
Reported: Sept 13-16 (Scott Moloney, m.obs)

California Scrub-Jay in Maple Ridge - Photo: Farshad Pourmalek

Northern Waterthrush (1)

Location: 75m along in slough off center dyke, south from the tower at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 25 (Mike and Sharon Toochin)

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

Location: HERE at McDonald Park - Abbotsford
Reported: Sept 10-24 (Susan Fennellow, m.obs)

Black Phoebe in Abbotsford - Photo: Neal Doan

Lewis’s Woodpecker (2)

Location: West end of Hope Airport by blue barn - Hope
Reported: Sept 13-24 (Gord Gadsden and Jack Delair, m.obs)

Lewis's Woodpecker in Hope - Photo: John Gordon

American Golden-Plovers (4)

Location: 2 on rock jetty between Shady Island and Alaksen viewed by boat - Richmond
Reported: Sept 24 (Guy Monty)

Location: 2 on the beach in front of washrooms at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Sept 20 (Yousif Attia)

SABINE'S GULL (2 adult)

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

Location: 1 flying over Harrison Lake - Harrison Hot Springs
Reported: Sept 18-21 (Jonathan Pap, m.obs)

Sabine's Gull in Anmore - Photo: Sheryl Marx

RBA: BLACK-NECKED STILT (1 Imm.)

Location: Last seen in the house pond. Previously south of the centre dyke blind in the west field. Previously in the SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Sept 9-20 (Kathleen Fry, m.obs)

Black-necked Stilt in Delta - Photo: Ben Lambert

Wandering Tattlers

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

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

Red-necked Phalaropes

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

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

Northern Waterthrush

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

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

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

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

Location: 2 HERE at Musqueam Park - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 15-Sept 2 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Northern Waterthrush in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Vesper Sparrow (1)

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

Sabine’s Gull (1 adult)

Location: by boat launch at Island 22 -Chilliwack
Reported: Sept 14 (Gord Gadsden)

Stilt Sandpipers

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

Location: 1 at Beach Grove lagoon - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8-9 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

Stilt Sandpiper in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Solitary Sandpipers

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

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

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

Location: HERE at Pitt-Addington Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Sept 1 (Doug Martin)

Solitary Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Bridget Spencer

American Avocet (1 in non-breeding)

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

American Avocet in Vancouver - Paul Clarke

RBA: SHORT-TAILED SHEARWATER (2)

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

Short-tailed Shearwater in Delta - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Franklin’s Gull (1 juv)

Location: Last seen from inside ferry terminal in gull flock in between terminal berths - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 31-Sept 8 (Kaichi Huang, m.obs)

Franklin's Gull in Tsawwassen - Photo: Kaichi Huang

Heermann's Gull (1 juv)

Location: Sitting on the ferry jetty breakwater (south side near berths) -Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 8 (Kevin Louth)

SABINE’S GULLS

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

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

Sabine’s Gull in Richmond - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Least Flycatcher (1)

Location: HERE at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: Sept 6 (Frank Lin)

Least Flycatcher in Vancouver - Photo: Frank Lin

Redhead (1)

Location: Cheam Lake Wetlands - Rosedale
Reported: Sept 6 (Jonathan Pap)

RBA: LONG-TAILED JAEGER (1 juv)

Location: Flying over the ferry jetty breakwater - Tsawwassen
Reported: Sept 5 (Ilya Povalyaev et al., m.obs)

Long-tailed Jaeger in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

RBA: POMARINE JAEGER (1 adult)

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

HHUDSONIAN GODWIT (1)

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

Hudsonian Godwit in Richmond - Photo: Brendan Toews

Vesper Sparrows

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

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

Location: 1 HERE on Pitt-Addington Marsh dyke at Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 29-30 (Cole Gaerber, m.obs)

Vesper Sparrow in Vancouver - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Tundra Swan (1)

Location: HERE at Serpentine Fen - Surrey
Reported: Sept 4 (Kate Paton)

Tundra Swan in Surrey - Photo: Kate Paton

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper (1 juv)

Location: At pilings between 96-104th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Sept 3 (Kevin Louth)

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Kevin Louth

Yellow-breasted Chat (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: Sept 2 (Moose Stoffregen)

Yellow-breasted Chat in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

SABINE'S GULL (2 adults)

Location: HERE viewed off boat - Delta
Reported: Oct 14 (Tasli Shaw)

Red-necked Phalaropes

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

Brown Pelicans

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

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

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: 1 adult last seen at the foot of 104th St also seen at 96th St at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 15-31 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Delta - Photo: Sabine Decamp

Heermann's Gull (1)

Location: Viewed while aboard ferry sitting near to the terminal berths (not visible from outside terminal) - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 31 (G. Newell)

Long-billed Curlew (1)

Location: Private Farm Field - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 28-31 (Glen Govier)

Stilt Sandpipers

Location: 7 in west field and also seen in the SW pond at Reifel - Delta
Reported: Aug 13-30 (Simon Shutter, m.obs)

Location: 1 on dyke trail in front of Tsawwassen First Nations reserve - Delta
Reported: Aug 20 (Carlo Giovanella)

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

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)

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

Red-necked Phalaropes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

Location: Between the NW and Sw inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 27 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)

Clay-colored Sparrow in Richmond - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Least Flycatcher (1)

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

Least Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Solitary Sandpipers

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

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

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

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

Northern Waterthrushes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location: 1 at private home - Burnaby
Reported: Aug 13 (Bryan Stephens)

Northern Waterthrush in Burnaby - Photo: Bryan Stephens

RBA: WHITE-THROATED SWIFT (1)

Location: flying over bridge at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: Aug 25 (Rob Lyske)

UPLAND SANDPIPER (1)

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

Heermann’s Gull (1) *viewed by boat*

Location: Sitting on rocks at Sand Heads Jetty - Richmond
Reported: Aug 25 (Ilya Povalyaev, Melissa Hafting, Bridget Spencer)

Heermann's Gull in Richmond - Photo: Bridget Spencer

Ruddy Turnstone (3)

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

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

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

Clay-colored Sparrow (1) *not open to public*

Location: Private Home - Coquitlam
Reported: Aug 24 (Moose Stoffregen)

Clay-colored Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: Moose Stoffregen

Long-billed Curlew (1) *Note there is no legal parking on this road. Please do not block traffic or farm equipment and respect farmland*

Location: Viewed by scope in field HERE on 88th St - Delta
Reported: Aug 23-24 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

RBA: RED PHALAROPE (1) *Late report*

Location: Viewed by boat HERE in Burrard Inlet - Vancouver
Reported: Aug 19 (Mike Klotz)

Red Phalarope in Vancouver - Photo: Mike Klotz

Wilson’s Phalarope

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

Parasitic Jaeger (1)

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

Solitary Sandpiper (2)

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

Tennessee Warbler (1 immature)

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

MAGNOLIA WARBLER (1)

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

House Wren (1)

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

Heermann’s Gulls *Best viewed by scope*

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

Location: 1 on the ferry jetty before flying off behind the ferry berths and then toward Point Roberts - Tsawwassen
Reported: Aug 16 (Kevin Louth, m.obs)

1 of 2 Heermann's Gulls in Richmond - Photo: Daniel Poon

Long-billed Curlew (1 flyover)

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

Willet (1)

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

Wandering Tattler (1)

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

Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

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

Pacific Golden-Plover in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

Franklin's Gull (2 immature)

Location: At Pitt Lake HERE near the first Osprey nest off the dyke at Grant Narrows - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 10-11 (Freda du Plessis, m.obs)

2 Franklin’s Gulls in Pitt Meadows - Photo: James Park

White-winged Crossbill (1)

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

RBA: BLACK PHOEBE (1)

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

Black Phoebe in Rosedale - Photo: Marc Sole

American White Pelican (1)

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

Wilson’s Phalarope (5)

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

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

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

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

Location: 1 at the base of the ferry jetty on the north side - Tsawwassen
Reported: July 19 (Kevin Louth)

Wilson’s Phalarope in Surrey - Photo: James Park

HUDSONIAN GODWIT (3 - 1 adult and 2 juvs seen Aug 8 and 1 bird present Aug 9)

Location: On the mudflats with a Marbled Godwit between 104th St and pilings at Boundary Bay - Delta
Reported: Aug 8-9 (Ilya Povalyaev and Melissa Hafting, m.obs)

1 of 3 Hudsonian Godwits in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Red-necked Phalaropes

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

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

Long-billed Curlew (1 juv) *Please note the Iona inner ponds are subject to random closures and are not always open to birders*

Location: NE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: Aug 8 (Cos van Wermeskerken)

Long-billed Curlew in Richmond - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Heermann’s Gull (1 adult)

Location: Sitting on rocks at Ferguson Point at Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: August 6 (Hervé Tremblay)

Western Kingbird (1)

Location: HERE at Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: Aug 6 (James Park)

Western Kingbird in Pitt Meadows - Photo: James Park

Yellow-breasted Chat (At least 3 - confirmed breeding - fledgling and adult photographed) *Please do not use playback on this endangered species*

Location: On the Pitt River dyke at the south edge of Swaneset Golf Course - Pitt Meadows HERE
Reported: May 25-June Aug 5 (Dan Tyson, m.obs)

Adult and Juvenile Yellow-breasted Chat in Pitt Meadows (significant breeding record for Metro Van) - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Wandering Tattler (1) *viewable by boat only*

Location: South end of Passage Island - West Vancouver
Reported: July 29-Aug 3 (Ken Wright)

Wandering Tattler in West Van - Photo: Ken Wright

Solitary Sandpiper (3)

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

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

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

House Wren (4)

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

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

Location: 1 HERE at UBC Farm - Vancouver
Reported: July 18 (Ian Burgess)

House Wren in North Van - Photo: James Park

Trumpeter Swan (1, viewable by boat)

Location: HERE in Indian Arm
Reported: Aug 1 (Cameron Montgomery)

INDIGO BUNTING (1 male)

Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: July 21-30 (Graham Sunderland, m.obs)

Indigo Bunting in Coquitlam - Photo: Melissa Hafting

Redhead (3 males)

Location: HERE off Iona causeway - Richmond
Reported: July 29 (Ian Burgess)

Redheads in Richmond - Photo: Ian Burgess

Northern Mockingbird (1)

Location: Hope Airport
Reported: July 29 (Ken Davis)

Hudsonian Godwit (1 adult in breeding)

Location: Seen resting at the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: July 22 (Matthew Stockinger)

Hudsonian Godwit in Surrey - Photo: Matthew Stockinger

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)

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

Long-billed Curlew (1 juvenile, scope needed)

Location: Off the Iona causeway HERE - Richmond
Reported: July 16 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

Long-billed Curlew in Richmond - Photo: Yousif Attia

COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD (1 adult female) *late report*

Location: At the feeder near the gift shop/house pond at Reifel - Ladner
Reported: June 12 (Mark Rubensohn)

Female Costa’s Hummingbird in Delta - Photo: Mark Rubensohn

Western Kingbird (1)

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

American White Pelican (51)

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

Western Kingbird (1)

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

American Avocet (1)

Location: Vanier Park Pond - Vancouver
Reported: July 7 (Sara Harris, m.obs)

American Avocet in Vancouver - Photo: Sara Harris

Least Flycatcher (1)

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

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Western Kingbird in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

American White Pelican (22)

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

Wilson’s Phalaropes

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

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

Least Flycatcher (1)

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

Least Flycatcher in Burnaby - Photo: Istvan Orosi

House Wren (1)

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

Tundra Swan (1)

Location: On island of main pond at Willband Creek Park - Abbotsford
Reported: June 7-26 (John Gordon, m.obs)

Tundra Swan in Abbotsford - Photo: Larry Hooge

Great Egret (1)

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

Great Egret in Chilliwack - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Townsend’s Solitaire (1)

Location: Upper Parking lot at Mt Seymour - North Vancouver
Reported: June 21 (Harold Eyster)

Yellow-breasted Chat (1)

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

Black -crowned Night-Heron (1 adult and 1 immature) *rare for this time*

Location: HERE at Sturgeon Slough - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 2-19 (Monica Nugent and Jim Palmer, m.obs)

RBA: MAGNOLIA WARBLER (1 male)

Location: HERE and HERE on the NE side of Trout Lake - Vancouver
Reported: June 18 (Edward Nygren, m.obs)

Magnolia Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Andrew Boycott

INDIGO BUNTING X LAZULI BUNTING hybrid (1)

Location: HERE on Harvie Rd - Surrey
Reported: June 18 (Frank Lin)

Indigo Bunting X Lazuli Bunting in Surrey - Photo: Frank Lin

RBA: CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (1 male)

Location: HERE at Jericho Park - Vancouver
Reported: June 17 (Evan Larson)

Chestnut-sided Warbler in Vancouver - Photo: Evan Larson

BLACK-CHINNED HUMMINGBIRD (1 male)

Location: Private Home - Mt. Currie
Reported: June 17 (Daniel Eslake)

Western Kingbird (3)

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

Location: 1 HERE on Koerner Rd - Pitt Meadows
Reported: June 12 (Mike Klotz, m.obs)

Western Kingbirds in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Adam Dhalla

Franklin’s Gull (1 adult) *scope required*

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

RBA: WHITE-RUMPED SANDPIPER (1) *scope required*

Location: HERE off second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: June 7-8 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyev, m.obs)

White-rumped Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

RBA: HOODED ORIOLE (1 adult male) *NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC*

Location: Private Home - Bowen Island
Reported: June 8 (fide Judith McBride)

Hooded Oriole on Bowen Island - Photo: Judith McBride

Clay-colored Sparrow (1)

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

Long-billed Curlew (1)

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

LESSER GOLDFINCH (1 male)

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

Veery (1)

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

American White Pelicans (33)

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

Northern Mockingbird (1)

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

Northern Mockingbird in Delta - Photo: Kathleen Fry

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Franklin’s Gull (4 adults in breeding)

Location: Viewed by scope off second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 30 (Melissa Hafting and Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Wilson’s Phalaropes

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

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

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

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

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

Female Wilson's Phalarope in Langley - Photo: Cos van Wermeskerken

Wandering Tattler (1)

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

Wandering Tattler in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Lapland Longspur (1)

Location: Marker 152 on the south jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 28 (Mike Toochin, m.obs)

Lapland Longspur in Richmond - Photo: Mike Fung

RBA: BLACK-THROATED SPARROW (1)

Location: HERE and HERE at the community gardens at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 27-28 (David Schutz, m.obs)

Black-throated Sparrow in Coquitlam - Photo: David Schutz

American White Pelicans (28)

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

Redhead (2)

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

Dusky Flycatchers (2)

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

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

Say’s Phoebe (1)

Location: HERE on Winnipeg St - Squamish
Reported: May 28 (Jimmy Abbott)

Say’s Phoebe (1)

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

Pacific Golden-Plover (1) *Scope Required*

Location: In front of second benches at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23-24 (Yousif Attia, m.obs)

RBA: CURLEW SANDPIPER (1) *Scope Required*

Location: In front of second benches in Dunlin flock at Brunswick Point - Delta
Reported: May 23 (Ilya Povalyaev, m.obs)

Curlew Sandpiper in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

ROSE-BREASTED GROSBEAK (1 male)

Location: Hit a window at a private home - Vancouver
Reported: May 23 (Eric Kowalski)

Rose-breasted Grosbeak in Vancouver - Photo: Eric Kowalski

SWAINSON’S HAWK (1)

Location: Flying east over Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 22 (Sue Flecker)

Swainson’s Hawk in North Van - Photo: Sue Flecker

Vesper Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE on dyke at Pitt-Addington Marsh - Pitt Meadows
Reported: May 22 (Doug Martin, m.obs)

Vesper Sparrow in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Rosemary Clapham

American White Pelicans

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

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

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

Location: 50 flying north over Minnekhada Park - Coquitlam
Reported: May 19 (Madalina Nedelcu)

American White Pelicans in Richmond - Photo: Andrew Boycott

House Wrens

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

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

RBA: EASTERN PHOEBE (1)

Location: Seen HERE and HERE at Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 21 (Blake Noelte, m.obs)

Eastern Phoebe in Vancouver - Photo: Blake Noelte

Western Kingbird (1)

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

Redheads

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

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

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

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

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

Redhead in Vancouver - photo: Evan Larsan

Solitary Sandpiper (1, previously 2)

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

Western Kingbirds (2)

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

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

Baird's Sandpiper (1)

Location: SE inner pond at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 14-16 (Grant Edwards)

Red Knots (4)

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

American Redstart (1)

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

COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD (1 male) *See Main Page**Home is now closed to the public*

Location: Private Home - Maple Ridge
Reported: May 13-16 (Freda du Plessis, m.obs)

Costa's Hummingbird in Maple Ridge - Photo: Sabine Decamp

SWAINSON’S HAWKS

Location: 1 first year light morph nw of 80 Avenue at Harvie Road. Last seen drifting nw towards Tynehead Park - Surrey
Reported: May 14 (Dan Tyson)

Location: 1 Flying east over Blaney Bog - Maple Ridge
Reported: May 14 (Kaichi Huang but seen as well by Aidan Branch)

Location: 2 flying over the corner of McDermott and Campbell Rds - Abbotsford
Reported: May 8 (Gord Gadsden)

Swainson's Hawk in Maple Ridge - Photo: Kaichi Huang

CLARK’S GREBE (1)

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

Dusky Flycatcher (1)

Location: HERE briefly at Iona inner pond - Richmond
Reported: May 13 (Kaichi Huang)

Dusky Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Kaichi Huang

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

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

Solitary Sandpipers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Solitary Sandpiper in Pitt Meadows - Photo: Mario Lam

Say's Phoebe (1)

Location: HERE at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 12 (Carol Turnbull)

Say's Phoebe in Coquitlam - Photo: Carol Turnbull

CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (1 male and 1 female) *Please social distance and wear masks at this site*

Location: Seen HERE at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: May 7-11 (Liron Gertsman, m.obs)

Male Calliope Hummingbird in Vancouver - Photo: Liron Gertsman

Blue Jay (1)

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

Blue Jay in Chilliwack - Photo: Emily Hood

Northern Goshawk (1)

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

Lewis’s Woodpecker (1)

Location: HERE at Squamish River Estuary
Reported: May 9 (B. Wilson, m.obs)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in Squamish - Photo: Wayne Diakow

Pacific Golden-Plover (1)

Location: End of South Jetty at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 9 (Tak Shibata)

Pacific Golden-Plover in Richmond - Photo: Tak Shibata

American White Pelicans (13-15)

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

Dusky Flycatcher (2)

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

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

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

Dusky Flycatcher in Richmond - Photo: Brian Avent

LEWIS’S WOODPECKER (1)

Location: Seen briefly at East Beach at Maplewood Flats before it was seen flying east and far away from Maplewood - North Van
Reported: May 8 (Dave Olson, m.obs)

Lewis’s Woodpecker in North Van - Photo: Dave Olson

Vesper Sparrow (1)

Location: HERE at Oliver’s Landing - Furry Creek
Reported: May 7 (Ken Wright)

Vesper Sparrow in Furry Creek - Photo: Ken Wright

Western Kingbird (3)

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

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

Location: 1 HERE at Otter Point at Maplewood Flats - North Van
Reported: May 6 (Rob Lyske)

Western Kingbird in Pitt Meaodws - Photo: Dave Schutz

COMMON GRACKLE (1)

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

YELLOW-BILLED LOON (1 Juv)

Location: Last seen off the Crescent Beach Pier. Previously seen HERE in Nicomekl River at Elgin Park. Also seen by scope off the end of the spit at Blackie Spit Park - Surrey
Reported: Dec 27/20-May 4/21 (Mike and Sharon Toochin, m.obs)

Yellow-billed Loon in Surrey - Photo: Anton G. Deise

Lazuli Bunting (1 early)

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

California Scrub-Jays

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

California Scrub-Jay in Delta - Photo: Ilya Povalyaev

Common Teal (1)

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

Western Kingbird (3)

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

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

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

Location: 1 HERE on 224th St - Maple Ridge
Reported: April 29 (Imelda Yang)

Western Kingbird in Abbotsford - Photo: Krissi Martin

SAGE THRASHER (1) *injured bird* *Please do not use playback on this endangered bird!*

Location: HERE on Wilson Farm Dyke Trail, 150 m west of the junction of the Shaughnessy St Trail and the Pumphouse Trail at Colony Farm - Coquitlam
Reported: May 1-2 (Mike Farnworth, m.obs)

Sage Thrasher in Coquitlam - Photo: Mike Farnworth

RBA: SNOWY PLOVER (1)

Location: HERE on the beach at Iona - Richmond
Reported: May 1 (Simon Valdez-Juarez)

Snowy Plover in Richmond - Photo: Simon Valdez-Juarez

American White Pelicans

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

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

Dusky Flycatcher (1)

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

Dusky Flycatcher in Langley - Photo: Kathryn Milligan

Red-naped Sapsucker (1 adult female)

Location: HERE in cherry trees in NE corner of golf course at QE Park - Vancouver
Reported: April 28-30 (Ian Burgess, m.obs)