B.C. Field Ornithologists Bird Records Committee Report for 2018

Nathan T. Hentze

4016 Grange Rd, Victoria, B.C., V8Z 4V3; e-mail: nathan.hentze@gmail.com

Abstract: In 2018, the British Columbia Bird Records Committee reached decisions on 46 records. Of these records, 37 were accepted to the Main List, three to the Provisional List, and five were not accepted (due to identification not being established). An additional record was accepted, though later removed from the Review List. Six new species were added to the Main List, and two new species were added to the Provisional List. Records submitted involved birds seen between 1994 and 2018. The committee, in association with the BCFO, prepared an updated provincial bird checklist which was published in August, and is freely available online. The provincial checklist now stands at 523 species on the Main List, with an additional 12 species on the Provisional List.

Key words: rare bird reports, British Columbia, checklist

PDFicon Hentze, N.T. 2019. B.C. Field Ornithologists Bird Records Committee Report for 2018. British Columbia Birds 29:44–56.

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