RBA Vancouver, BC -- March 5/02

Larry Cowan lawrencecowan at shaw.ca
Tue Mar 5 23:50:54 PST 2002


Vancouver Bird Alert for Tuesday March 5th, evening update,sponsored in part
by Wild Birds
Unlimited with stores in Vancouver and North Vancouver.

Featured Birds are VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW and COMMON REDPOLL.

Sightings for Tuesday, March 5th

2 VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOWS were reported from the 6900 blk of Bradner road in
Abbotsford(CB).

At Beach Grove Park in Tsawassen was 1 LICOLN'S SPARROW, 2 HUTTONS VIREOS, 6
COMMON REDPOLLS and
1 MYRTLE WARBLER with 5 AUDUBON'S YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS (MMe, RTo).

There were no sightings for Monday, March 4th.

Sightings for Sunday, March 3rd

At Maplewood Conservation Area in North Vancouver a male YELLOW-HEADED
BLACKBIRD was reported (LH).

At Holly Park Lane and 148th St in North Surrey up to 15 COMMON REDPOLLS
were still visiting feeders behind
building 11 (RTo).

Sightings for Saturday March 2nd

The WESTERN SCRUB-JAY was again seen in the 1900 block of Routley Ave in
Coquitlum (RTo).

At Colony Farm were 12 TREE SWALLOWS (RTo) while another TREE SWALLOW was
reported in the 6900 block of
Bradner Road in Abbotsford (CB).

An immature COOPER'S HAWK was reported at St Johns Road in Port Moody
(JFn).

Sightings for Friday, March 1st

A BLUE JAY was found in 10400 block of Allard Crescent in North Langley
(JD).

In Chilliwack a female MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD was reported along Central Prairie
Road near Prest Road (JO).

The following birds were found at Reifel Refuge 2 NORTHERN WATERTHRUSHES,
GREAT HORNED OWLS, 17 BARN
SWALLOWS, 4 TREE SWALLOWS and 1 HUTTON'S VIREO (mobs).

At Serpentine Fenn 2 BARN SWALLOWS and 1 TREE SWALLOW
were reported (JAM).

At Noon's Creek Hatchery 1 AMERICAN DIPPER was found (MMc).

Out of town a FALCATED DUCK, PAINTED BUNTING and a possible PHAINOPEPLA were
reported in Washington State
with details on the Washington bird box (206 281 9172) or on the Tweeters
internet site.

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Observer Initials: BSc - Brian Scott, RTo - Rick Toochin, CG - Carlo
Giovanella TPk - Tim Pirk, TD -
Trevor Dick, PS - Prue Spitmann, NR - Noel Russell, LT - Linda Timbs,
IK - Ivan Kaderabek, RSw -
Richard Swanston, JAM - Jo Ann MacKenzie, JL - John Luce, LJ - Len
Jellicoe, LH - Lee Haggart, CB - Chris Buis,
JD - John Dorsey, JO - Jason Osterhold, JFn - Jess Findley, MMe - Mitch
Meredith

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mitch Meredith" <mitchbirding at yahoo.com>

For additional information on local birding visit the Vancouver Natural
History Society web site at:

www.naturalhistory.bc.ca





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