Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Parksville Qualicum Beach Tuesday Birdwalk June 6, 2017

The Tuesday Bird Walk on June 6, 2017 went to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary.  The morning was sunny & warm. The highlights included seeing Yellow Warblers, Willow Flycatchers, Pacific-Slope Flycatchers, Savannah Sparrows & a family of Barred Owls. 
Eleven Birders saw and heard the following forty-three species:

Canada Geese
Double Crested Cormorant
Mallard Duck
Common Merganser
Bald Eagle
Turkey Vulture
Sharp-Shinned Hawk
Great Blue Heron
Glaucous-Winged Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Barred Owl
European Starling
Band-Tail Pigeon
Eurasian-Collared Dove
Anna's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Northern Flicker 
Hairy Woodpecker
Pileated Woodpecker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-Slope Flycatcher
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-Green Swallow
Chestnut-Backed Chickadee
Red-Breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
Swainson's Thrush
Cedar Waxwing
American Robin
Orange-Crowned Warbler 
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Western Tananger
Spotted Towhee
Brown-Headed Cowbird
Song Sparrow
White-Crowned Sparrow
Purple Finch
American Goldfinch

The Tuesday Bird Walk on June 13, 2017 will be going to Rathtrevor Provincial Park. Meet at the Parksville Community Park at 9:00 a.m. In front of the Lions Kids Playground or at the main parking lot at Rathtrevor at 9 :10 a.m. 

Good Birding
Neil RobinsPa

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