BC Rare Bird Alert: RBA: WHITE-EYED VIREO in Ucluelet

At 6:30am on June 3-2023, Joachim Bertrands found a White-eyed Vireo in Ucluelet. The bird was singing from alders.

Map to original location HERE

This is the second record for BC.

On June 4th, the bird continued HERE and HERE and was viewed by multiple observers.

On June 5, Mike Bentley heard the bird at Helen Rd and Marine Dr, which is several kms from the original location. 

At 4:30pm on June 5th, Ian Cruickshank viewed the bird singing from the trees by the fuel dock at the east end of Eber Rd HERE (1.4 Km from the original location).

At 7:10am on June 6th, the bird continued across from 1241 Eber Rd and was last seen at Alder Park on Eber Rd before moving north.

**On June 13- Ian Cruickshank relocated the bird on the NW side of Rainforest Drive, 200 m NW of Marine Drive.**

*Hwy 4 is closed in both directions as of June 13th. A 6 hour detour route is open from Duncan on a rough logging road. The province is asking for this to be used for essential travel*

White-eyed Vireo in Ucluelet – Photo: Joachim Bertrands 
White-eyed Vireo in Ucluelet – Photo: Sabine Decamp

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