Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Tuesday Birdwalk May 30, 2017

The Tuesday Birdwalk went to Springwood Park in Parksville.  The morning was cloudy with a light rain shower.  Highlights included the sighting of a McGillivray's Warbler, a Yellow Warbler, a Black-Throated Warbler and a colourful Western Tanager.
Sixteen birders saw and heard the following forty species:
Bald Eagle
Barred Owl
California Quail
European Starling
Band-Tail Pigeon
Eurasian-Collared Dove
Anna's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummimgbird
Northern Flicker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-Slope Flycatcher
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Barn Swallow
Violet-Green Swallow
Chestnut-Backed Chickadee
Red-Breasted Nuthatcher
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
Swainson's Thrush
Pileated Woodpecker
American Robin
Orange-Crowned Warbler
McGillivray's Warbler
Townsend Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Black-Throated Gray Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Warbling Vireo
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
Brown-Headed Cowbird
Song Sparrow
White-Crowned Sparrow
Dark-Eyed Junco
Black-Headed Grosbeak
Purple Finch
American Goldfinch

The Tuesday Birdwalk on June 6/17 will be going to The Englisman River Estuary, Shelly Road Side.  Meet at The Parksville Community Park at the parking lot in front of the Lion's Playground at 9 a.m. or at the end of Shelly Road on the Oceanside of Highway 19a at 9:10 a.m.

Good Birding
Neil Robins

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