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.

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday Bird Walk, January 05, 2010

Red-breasted Merganser: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday Bird Walk went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was cloudy with fog over the water. The highlights included being greeted at the start of the walk by a large number of Bushtits, Dark-eyed Juncos and Golden-crowned Sparrows moving through the small bushes near the parking lot. Two Western Grebes, a very large raft of Surf Scoters and over two hundred Common Murres were observed offshore. Several small flocks of Pacific Loons were seen heading down the Strait of Georgia. There were several Seals and Sea-lions resting not far from the shoreline.

Fourteen Birders saw and heard the following thirty-seven species of birds.
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Bald Eagle
Black-bellied Plover
Black Oystercatcher
Black Turnstone
Mew Gull
Thayer's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Murre
Northern Flicker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
American Robin
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill

Good birding
Neil Robins
British Columbia

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