Sunday, 8 July 2018

Nanaimo bird report July 08, 2018


Nanaimo bird Report,July 08, 2018.
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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Sunday Bird Walk, July 08 2018
The Sunday bird walk went to Hemer Park in Cedar. We had great views of a Swainson's Thrush singing from a tree near the trail.  Swainson's Thrush, Yellow Warbler and Orange-crowned Warblers were singing throughout  the morning.  A Western Wood Pewee was spotted perched on a branch just off the trail. Three Cedar Waxwings flew over the viewing platform.  We spotted Mallards, Wood Ducks and a Hooded Merganser on the water of the pond.

                                        Orange-crowned Warbler: Ralph Hocken Photo:

Thirteen birders saw and heard the following thirty-five species:
Mallard
Wood Duck
Hooded Merganser
Bald Eagle
Turkey Vulture
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Hairy Woodpecker
Anna’s Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Western Wood Pewee
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
  Willow Flycatcher
Hammond’s Flycatcher
Northwestern Crow
  Common Raven
 Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Marsh Wren
Bewick’s Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
                                                                  Cedar Waxwing
                                                          Warbling Vireo
                                                          Yellow-rumped Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
 Yellow Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Western Tanager
  Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
American Goldfinch
                                                                               
  Hairy Woodpecker: Ralph Hocken Photo:

Please Note
Please check this site (
www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com) early Tuesday and Sunday mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!.
The Sunday Bird Walk on July 15, 2018 will be going to Buttertubs Marsh in Nanaimo.  Meet at the Bird Store at 9:00 a.m. or at Buttertubs parking lot of the Bowen Road entrance at about 9:15 a.m.
Good birding
Neil Robins

THE BACKYARD WILDBIRD & NATURE STORE
314 Metral Drive
Nanaimo B.C. 
V9T-2L8
Phone: 250-390-3669
Fax: 250-390-1633

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