Garry E. Hornbeck,1 and Ray Wershler2
1 312 Cedarille Crescent S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2W 2H7; e-mail: email@example.com
2 8254 Edgebrook Drive N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3A 4K6
Abstract: A Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis) was detected during the 2002 breeding season in northeastern British Columbia near the border with the Northwest Territories. Annotations are also presented on other migratory bird species of specific interest that are at or near the edge of their breeding ranges: American Bittern, Broad-winged Hawk, Blue-headed Vireo, Philadelphia Vireo, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Cedar Waxwing, Cape May Warbler, Bay-breasted Warbler, Mourning Warbler, Canada Warbler and Le Conte’s Sparrow. A list of 91 species observed in the project area is also presented.
Key words: Cistothorus platensis, extra-limital, Fort Liard, migratory passerines, northeastern British Columbia, pipeline right-of-way, point-counts, Sedge Wren, southwestern Northwest Territories, transects
Hornbeck, G.E. and R. Wershler. 2007. Extra-limital observations of Sedge Wren and other birds in northeastern British Columbia and southwestern Northwest Territories. British Columbia Birds 16:32-39.
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