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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.
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Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, June 22, 2010


Swainson's Thrush: Ralph Hocken Photo.


The Tuesday bird walk went to Plummer Road side of the Englishman River Estuary, in Parksville. The morning was sunny and the winds were calm.

The highlight of the morning included seeing a Whimbrel landing in front of us on the beach at the end of Mariner Way, giving us a great view. A pair of Spotted Sandpipers were moving together in and out of the grass near the viewing stand.

Thirteen birders saw and heard the following forty-two species of birds:
Common Loon
Pelagic Cormorant
Pigeon Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Common Murre
Cassin's Auklet
Canada Goose
Great Blue Heron
Common Merganser
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Whimbrel
Spotted Sandpiper
Killdeer
Glaucous-winged Gull
Band-tailed Pigeon
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Cedar Waxwing
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Brown-headed Cowbird
Purple Finch
House Sparrow

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