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, 13 May 2009

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, May 12, 2009

Pacific-slope Flycatcher: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to the Beaver Ponds at Nanoose Bay. The morning was sunny but quite cool. Eighteen birders saw and heard thirty-six species of birds.
Among the highlight was the sighting of a Red-tailed Hawk soaring with Bald Eagles and Turkey Vultures high up in the sky. A Black-throated Gray Warbler was low in the bushes giving us all great looks as he gleaned insects and sang for a long time. A Townsend's Warbler put in a quick appearance after the Black-throated Gray Warbler left our view. We spotted a Pacific-slope Flycatcher on a perch high up in a snag. We watched as he flew back and forth, flycatching.

Eighteen birders saw and heard the following thirty-six species of birds:
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
California Quail
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Red-tailed Hawk
Band-tailed Pigeon
Rufous Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Cassin's Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Purple Finch
Pine Siskin

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