BC Uncommon Fowl Alert: RBA: 2 SEDGE WRENS CONFIRMED BREEDING close to Fort St. John


At 4:15 am on July 4-2022, Chris Coxson discovered 2 Sedge Wrens singing within the marsh throughout the car parking zone from Watson Slough. He considered each birds on the identical time.The birds had been current throughout his total go to till 7am. He was in a position to get hold of photographs and audio. 

1 chook was discovered on the identical location in 2019. Watson Slough is 30 minutes from Fort St. John on Freeway 29 in the direction of Hudson’s Hope.

If birders journey via the marsh please watch out of trampling the habitat because the birds are nesting there and Yellow Rails do as properly. Please don’t use playback on these nesting birds.

Map to location HERE

At 2:30pm Christopher Di Corrado reported that he had 3 Sedge Wrens without delay. 

On July 7-2022 Invoice Beadle obtained video documentation displaying a Sedge Wren carrying meals confirming a primary breeding file for BC.

Video by Invoice Beadle under:

At the very least 2 grownup birds proceed in the identical location on July twelfth and have been considered by a number of observers.

That is the sixth file for BC.

Sedge Wrens close to Fort St. John – Photographs: Chris Coxson



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