even though this bird breeds in the Peace River, I have heard of only one record recently in the Lower Mainland. A bird was seen two or three years ago at Pitt Polder near Pitt Lake in Pitt Meadows. Hopefully, you get another good look at this bird to verify it. It would be a good record for the area.
Ejwiens, I should have also mentioned that if you cant photograph the bird, you can add supporting details for your sighting by taking careful notes of the field marks you see. I expect this is a male and if you see a black hood, then all the other details you see will be supporting details!
I look forward to hearing about any further sightings or information you have.
Brent, that's the sighting I was thinking of. Thanks, I was not sure if that was the only one.