A Black-shouldered Kite sight record for Vancouver Island

Barbara R. Begg

9350 Cresswell Road, Sidney, B.C. V8L 3S1

Abstract: A sighting of a Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) on 21 April 1992 near North Saanich, B.C. is described. This is the first reported sighting of this species on Vancouver Island.

Key words: Black-shouldered Kite, Elanus caeruleus, extralimital record, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

PDFicon Begg, B.R. 1992. A Black-shouldered Kite sight record for Vancouver Island. British Columbia Birds 2:19-20.


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