[Tweeters] Painted Bunting near Victoria

Stan Olson olson at twu.ca
Wed Mar 22 16:05:47 PST 2006

Hi, Tweets.
Detailed directions to the location, along with homeowner's
instructions, were posted on the Vancouver Island birding list
Another posting indicates the bird was seen again early this morning
Note that a recently posted Vancouver RBA gives the Victoria RBA phone
number as (250) 392-3381 but a subsequent message indicates there was a
typo in that number -- it is actually (250) 592-3381.
Stan Olson
Abbotsford, BC

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Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 10:49
To: Tweeters at u.washington.edu
Subject: [Tweeters] PABU near Victoria

Greetings All
I just received the following message.
I thought I would pass along info on a female Painted Bunting currently
visiting a feeder in Brentwood Bay just north of Victoria. Bird was last
seen at about 0800 and is likely going to "stick" for a bit. The bird
likely wintered nearby as I doubt it would be migrant this early. This
would only be second provincial record. I no longer belong to
'Tweeters', but you can forward the news if you wish.
Directions are on the Victoria rare bird tape. I don't know the phone
Steve Mlodinow
Everett WA

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