Vancouver, BC RBA for March 19, 2004

Wayne C. Weber contopus at telus.net
Sat Mar 20 23:12:39 PST 2004


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> This is the Vancouver Natural History Society's Rare Bird Alert for
> Friday, March 19, sponsored in part by Wild Birds Unlimited, with
> stores in Vancouver and North Vancouver. The RBA phone number is
> (604) 737-3074.
>
>
> The featured bird is ROCK SANDPIPER.
>
> Sightings for March 19
>
> Two EURASIAN GREEN-WINGED TEAL were seen from Elgin Heritage
> Park, off Crescent Road in Surrey.
>
> At the foot of 112th Street at Boundary Bay, Delta, was 1
SHORT-EARED
> OWL.
>
> At the Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta were an AMERICAN BITTERN
> and a RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD.
>
>
> Sightings for March 18
>
> 2 AMERICAN AVOCETS continue at the mouth of Serpentine River on
> Mud Bay in Surrey. Access is from Mud Bay Park, off Colebrook Road.
>
> From Colony Farm in Port Coquitlam, a BARN OWL was seen, but
> no sign of the GREAT GRAY OWL.
>
>
> Sightings for March 17
>
> The WESTERN SCRUB-JAY continues its long stay at 4126 River
> Road in Delta. It came to the feeder today at 6:50 am.
>
>
> Sightings for March 16
>
> At Elgin Heritage Park off Crescent Road in Surrey, a EURASIAN
> GREEN-WINGED TEAL and a CINNAMON TEAL were seen.
>
>
> Sightings for March 15
>
> The ROCK SANDPIPER was once again seen on the low tide
> at Lighthouse Marine Park, Point Roberts, Washington, in the
> company of 25 BLACK TURNSTONES. Also here were 2
> RHINOCEROS AUKLETS and 6 LONG-TAILED DUCKS, and about
> 30 BRANDT'S CORMORANTS flew by.
>
> At the White Rock pier, a MARBLED MURRELET was sighted.
>
> A NORTHERN GOSHAWK was seen near Green Timbers Park, Surrey
>
>
> Sightings for March 14
>
> The ROCK SANDPIPER was seen again at Lighthouse Marine Park,
> Point Roberts, with BLACK TURNSTONES near the lighthouse at
> 5:30 PM on the low tide.
>
> The two wintering AMERICAN AVOCETS were seen again at the mouth
> of the Serpentine River in Surrey (accessed from Mud Bay Park off
> Colebrook Road).
>
> The first RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD of the spring was seen at a Vancouver
> feeder today.
>
>
> Sightings for March 13
>
> The GREAT GRAY OWL was seen again near the duck pond at
> Colony Farm, west from Shaughnessy Street in Port Coquitlam.
>
> The ROCK SANDPIPER was reported from Lighthouse Marine Park
> at Point Roberts, Washington.
>
> An AMERICAN KESTREL was seen at the intersection of 28th Avenue and
> Arthur Drive in Delta, south of Ladner.
>
> A GREAT HORNED OWL was seen at Beach Grove Park in Delta.
>
> Along the Tsawwassen ferry jetty, Delta, were a WILLET and 5 BLACK
> OYSTERCATCHERS.
>
> The 2 AMERICAN AVOCETS were still at the mouth of the Serpentine
River
> on Mud Bay in Surrey.
>
> Seven TREE SWALLOWS were seen at Boundary Bay Regional Park in
> Delta, as were a SHORT-EARED OWL and a NORTHERN SHRIKE.
>
> Seen at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Delta were a NORTHERN SAW-WHET
> OWL and a BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON.
>
>
> Thank you for calling the Vancouver Bird Alert, and good birding.
>
> This transcript was prepared by Kevin Louth and distributed by Wayne
> Weber.
>
>
> End Transcript
>
> For further information on birding in the Vancouver area, log onto
the
> Vancouver Natural History Society's web site at
> http://www.naturalhistory.bc.ca/VNHS/
>
>
> Wayne C. Weber
> Delta, BC
> contopus at telus.net
>
>




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