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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, 14 June 2011

Parksville/Qualicum Beach, Tuesday bird walk, June 14, 2011

Swainson's Thrush: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to the Beaver Ponds at Nanoose Bay. The morning was cloudy with a cool wind.
We spotted Black Swifts flying high overhead. There were several male Rufous Hummingbirds doing their courting dives throughout the morning. A Willow Flycatcher was perched near the Beaver Ponds giving us great views. We heard Swainson's Thrush singing throughout the morning. Pacific-slope Flycatchers and a Cassin's Vireo were singing close by. We saw and heard the Black-headed Grosbeak high up in the top of a conifer tree.

Eight birders saw and heard the following twenty-nine species of birds:
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Black Swift
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Cassin's Vireo
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Winter Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Black-headed Grosbeak
Purple Finch
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin

Neil Robins
British Columbia

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