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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.
Stop by and talk to us or drop off a resume.

Monday, 14 February 2011

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walks-2010

Peregrine Falcon: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walks went to the following sites during 2010--Beaver Ponds at Nanoose Bay, Rathtrevor Provincial Park, Plummer Road side and the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary, Top Bridge Trail, Parksville Bay, French Creek, Columbia Beach,Lot Ten, Little Qualicum River Estuary, Nile Creek and Deep Bay.

We saw and heard the following one hundred and fifty-five (155) different species of birds:
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Cackling Goose
Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Wood Duck
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Eurasian Teal
Lesser Scaup
Greater Scaup
Ring-necked Duck
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Yellow-billed Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe
Eared Grebe
Brandt's Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Ring-necked Pheasant
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Northern Harrier
Peregrine Falcon
Great Horned Owl
Barred Owl
Northern Shrike
Black-bellied Plover
Black Oystercatcher
Greater Yellowlegs
Semipalmated Plover
Black Turnstone
Long-billed Dowitcher
Spotted Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
California Quail
Parasitic Jaeger
Heermann's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
Thayer's Gull
Herring Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Tern
Marbled Murrelet
Cassin's Auklet
Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Belted Kingfisher
Band-tailed Pigeon
Rock Pigeon
Anna's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Common Nighthawk
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Steller's Jay
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Rock Pigeon
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Black Swift
Vaux's Swift
Hutton's Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Cassin's Vireo
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Black-and-white Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Black-headed Grosbeak
Western Meadowlark
Red-winged Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Western Tanager
Bullock's Oriole
Brown-headed Cowbird
American Goldfinch
Purple Finch
White-winged Crossbill
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin
House Finch
House Sparrow

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