Parksville/Qualicum Beach, Tuesday bird walk December 19, 2017:
The Tuesday went to the Plummer Road side of the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville. The morning was very snowy, cool and windy. The tide was high and we noted more birds appeared as the tide receded. Six Fox Sparrows were seen feeding just off the trail. Thirty Brant were seen on the Strait of Georgia. Five Killdeer and four Dunlin were seen feeding along the shoreline.
Fox Sparrow: Ralph Hocken Photo.
Four birders saw and heard the following twenty-three species:
Great Blue Heron
Check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com) early Tuesday and Sunday mornings on stormy mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!
“Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”
The Tuesday Bird Walks will resume on January 09, 2018
From us hardy birders-“David, Bud, John and Neil”
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