Friday, 8 March 2013

Just a few new bird reports from this week:

CITRINE WAGTAIL - The Citrine Wagtail was behind the alder strip in the cornfield 200m down wagtail avenue Thur March 7th 5.10pm and then flew into trees for 5 minutes then headed to Comox.

VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW - was seen Wednesday March 6 at Buttertubs Marsh. This is the first report of the year for Nanaimo.

RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD - was reported visiting a feeder at Sealand and Sunset road in north Nanaimo.

The herring spawn is underway and it has been very activie in the Qualicum Beach and Parksville area. Hammond Bay is a spot to watch for the herring spawn along with all the birds that are attracked by it.

Good birding!!

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