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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.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, May 17, 2011

MacGillivray's Warbler: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning started out cool, but soon became sunny and warm making a great morning to bird. The highlights included hearing and then seeing a MacGillivray's Warbler perched and singing on the top of bushes along the trail not far from us. We watched as a Caspian Tern hovered and then dived into the ocean just past the shore line for about twenty minutes.
Fourteen birders, including two visitors from New Zealand, saw and heard the following forty-one species of birds:
Pacific Loon
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Cooper's Hawk
Black Oystercatcher
Glaucous-winged Gull
Caspian Tern
Pigeon Guillemot
Rufous Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Warbling Vireo
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Brown-headed Cowbird
Purple Finch
Pine Siskin

Good birding
Neil Robins
British Columbia

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