Saturday, 8 August 2015

Nanaimo Bird Report- August 8 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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July 31
Cedar Waxwings at Long Lake Heights
 
Spotted Sandpiper (Photo: ©Wally Roth)

August 3 2015

Spotted Sandpiper at Neck Point

Short Billed Dowitcher and fifteen Least Sandpipers at Pipers Lagoon

Common Nighthawks were spotted on Meridian Way in Parksville

 
Long Billed Dowitcher (Photo: © Ralph Hocken)

August 7 2015

The following species were spotted at the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville:

Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Killdeer
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Semipalmated Plover
Long Billed Dowitcher
Greater Yellowlegs
Black Turnstone
Stilt Sandpiper
Northern Pintail

The following species were spotted at Columbia Beach in French Creek:

Black Turnstone
Black Bellied Plover
Ring Billed Gull
Bonaparte’s Gull



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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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