RBA, Vancouver BC. September 10/00
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Mon Sep 11 00:10:11 PDT 2000
This is the Vancouver Bird Alert for Sunday, September 10, 9:30pm update.
Green Heron Langley Heritage Park
Ring-necked Duck Iona outer pond
Turkey Vulture Langley Heritage Park
Pacific Golden Plover
Wandering Tattler Iona Jetty
Marbled Godwit Robert's Bank Jetty
Stilt Sandpiper Iona ponds
Ruff Iona ponds
Parasitic Jaeger Iona Jetty
Heermann's Gull Point Roberts Marina
Horned Lark Iona Jetty
Nashville Warbler Ranch Park, Coquitlam
Featured birds include RUFF and WANDERING TATTLER.
Sightings for Sunday, September 10:
A juvenile RUFF was seen at the northeast pond at Iona Island along with 2
STILT SANDPIPERS. The WANDERING TATTLER continues to be seen at about the
2.5 kilometer mark along the south jetty. Also on the jetty was a HORNED
LARK, and 2 PARASITIC JAEGERS were at the tip. A RING-NECKED DUCK was in the
Two HEERMANN'S GULLS were seen on the breakwater at Robert's Bank Marina. A
MARBLED GODWIT was at the southwest corner of the Robert's Bank Jetty.
Langley's Heritage Park had 1 TURKEY VULTURE and a GREEN HERON.
There was a NASHVILLE WARBLER at the Ranch Park area of Coquitlam.
Saturday, September 9
The seasons first SHARP-TAILED SANDPIPER was seen in the West Field at
Reifel near the tower. Also in the area were 2 STILT SANDPIPERS, a
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE, and a MARBLED GODWIT
A PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER was at the Compensation Lagoon on the Tsawwassen
In a pond in Elgin Heritage Park in South Surrey there were 3 STILT
The Iona sewage ponds had 4 STILT and 3 BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS and a BANK
SWALLOW and a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE was at Iona Beach and 2 HORNED LARKS were
along the South Jetty.
A MARBLED MURRELET and a LONG-BILLED CURLEW were at Blackie Spit.
An AMERICAN KESTREL was on the Robert's Bank Jetty and a HEERMANN'S GULL was
at the Compensation Lagoon on the Ferry Jetty.
Friday, September 8:
The REEVE was seen between 4:00 and 5:00 in the afternoon in the West Field
at Reifel, along with a STILT SANDPIPER and a RED-NECKED PHALAROPE.
Five RED KNOTS were on the southwest corner of the Robert's Bank coal port
Thank you for calling the Vancouver Bird Alert and good birding.
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