First record of a Red-flanked Bluetail for Canada

Chris Chutter

313-4529 West Saanich Rd., Victoria, B.C. V8Z 3G3; e-mail:

Abstract: A first-winter or female Red-flanked Bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus) found, described, and sketched in New Westminster, B. C. , on 2013 January 13 is the first record of this species for B. C. and Canada.

Key words: extralimital occurrence, British Columbia, Red-flanked Bluetail, Tarsiger cyanurus

PDFicon McKenzie, C. 2016. First record of a Red-flanked Bluetail for Canada. British Columbia Birds 26:4–7. First published online June 2015.


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