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, 3 June 2009

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, June 02, 2009

Pacific-slope Flycatcher: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday Bird Walk went to Lot Ten along the Little Qualicum River in Qualicum Beach. The morning was sunny and calm. A Warbling Vireo was singing as we started the walk and we continued to hear them sing for most of the morning. We saw Orange-crowned Warblers and a Black-throated Gray Warbler high up in the trees. A Townsend's Warbler and a Hammond's Flycatcher were singing. We saw two Spotted Sandpipers several times during the morning flying just above the water on the Little Qualicum River. We watched as two Brown Creepers took insects into a nest under the bark of a snag. A Red-breasted Sapsucker was gleaning insects just above us giving us great close-up looks. We watched a Pacific-slope Flycatcher hawking insects as it flew from it's perch several times.

Eihteen birders saw and heard the following thirty species of birds.
Canada Goose
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Spotted Sandpiper
Band-tailed Pigeon
Rufous Hummingbird
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Willow Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Warbling Vireo
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Brown Creeper
Winter Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak
Brown-headed Cowbird

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