We’re Hiring

We’re Hiring
Share your enjoyment and passion of feeding the birds. Help others to connect and enjoy that same enthusiasm as you do.
We are looking for sales associates who can help us help others “enjoy nature in your own backyard “.
- 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
We provide training so you can provide informed advice about feeding the birds and our quality products.
Stop by and talk to us or drop off a resume.

Wednesday, 9 April 2008

Wednesday bird walk, April 09, 2008

Orange-crowned Warbler: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Wednesday Bird Walk went to the Springwood Park in Parksville. Fourteen birders found twenty-eight species of birds during the morning. Included in the highlights was the sighting of a Brown Creeper flying into it's nest under the bark of an Alder Tree. It flew out after a few minutes and then went back into the nest several times. It was definitely getting the nest ready for eggs. We found a round hole in a snag and then noticed a female Northern Flicker looking down at us! We also saw an Orange-crowned Warbler and heard a Cassin's Vireo, California Quail and a Ring-necked Pheasant during the walk. There was a continual course of songs through out the morning.

Fourteen birders found the following twenty-eight species of birds:
Ring-necked Pheasant
California Quail
Bald Eagle
Rufous Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Cassin's Vireo
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Bushtit
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Winter Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Red Crossbill
Purple Finch
House Finch
Pine Siskin

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