Sunday, 16 August 2015

Nanaimo Bird Report - August 16 2015

NANAIMO BIRD REPORT
“EXPLORE NATURE---GO BIRDING”
To report your sightings phone the Store at
250-390-3669 or e-mail us at
thebackyard@shaw.ca
Please remember, when reporting a sighting, to leave your name and phone number along with the date, the species and location of your sighting.
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The Tuesday bird walks will resume on September 08, 2015
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The Sunday bird walks will resume on August 23, 2015
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NANAIMO BIRD REPORT
August 16 2015


August 8 2015
 Red Crossbill Male (Photo: Ralph Hocken)

Red Crossbills were spotted at Englishman River Estuary (Plummer rd.)

A Barred Owl was spotted at Colliery Dam.

A great Egret was spotted at Divers Lake in Nanaimo.
Great Egret (Photo: Ralph Hocken)

At Deep Bay the following species were spotted:
Black Bellied Plovers
Black Oyster Catcher
Black Turnstone
Western Sandpiper
Semi-Palmated Sandpiper
Killdeer
Whimbrel
Whimbrel (Photo: Ralph Hocken)



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Everyone is welcome to join us for a 2-3 hour bird walk on the Sunday and
Tuesday mornings.  We leave from the Store at 9 a.m. on Sunday Mornings and go to a different location in and around Nanaimo and from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and go to different areas in and around the Oceanside area.

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The Tuesday bird walks will resume on September 08, 2015
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The Sunday bird walks will resume on August 23, 2015

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British Columbia Rare Bird Alert link---
http://www.bcbirdalert.blogspot.ca/
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Good birding!


THE BACKYARD WILDBIRD & NATURE STORE
6314 Metral Drive
Nanaimo  B.C.
V9T-2L8
Phone:
250-390-3669
Fax: 250-390-1633
Email:  thebackyard@shaw.ca
Blog:  www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com 



 

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