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- retail experience an asset but not necessary
- ability to lift 20 lb bags of seed for our customers
- positive, energetic, enthusiastic and willing to learn
- flexible schedule and able to work weekends
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Wednesday, 16 January 2008

Wednesday birdwalk January 16,2008

















Merlin; Ralph Hocken photo.

Hi Birders,
The Wednesday birdwalk went to the Englishman River Estuary, Plummer Road side. Among the highlights was the sighting of a Red-Throated Loon in winter plumage feeding on a fish. Twenty-three Brant Geese in one flock and six Brant Geese in another flock on the Strait of Georgia. Two Eurasian Widgeon's and twenty-four Brant Geese were seen on the gravel bar from the viewing tower on the estuary. One lone Cackling Goose ( a possible Richardson's sub-species) calling continually swimming away from us at the mudflats.
Four birders found the following fifty-seven species:
Canada Goose
Cackling Goose
Brant
Trumpeter Swan
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Harlequin Duck
Long-tailed Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
California Quail
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Merlin
Black Oystercatcher
Black Turnstone
Mew Gull
Thayer's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Murre
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Hutton's Vireo
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Bushtit
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Spotted Towhee
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Purple Finch
Brewer's Blackbird
House Finch
Pine Siskin
House Sparrow

Good birding!
Neil Robins
Parksville

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