Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk,March 01, 2011
Red-breasted Merganser: Ralph Hocken Photo.
The Tuesday bird walk went to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary.
The morning was cool and cloudy, but the rain held off. We were fortunate enough to see a large flock of Evening Grosbeak high in the trees near the parking area. As well, there was a Northern Shrike spotted sitting atop a tree in the meadow area.
Special thanks to John for leading the walk and to Rhonda for the tally.
Ten birders identified the following forty-four species of birds:
Great Blue Heron