The Backyard's Weekly Bird Walks will be resuming on Tuesday September 5th and Sunday September 10th. Locations and more information in the most recent post.

Monday, 8 August 2011

Englishman River birding

Bonaparte's Gull, Ralph Hocken Photo.

Hi birders,

The early birders went to the Plummer Road side of the Englishman Rive in Parksville. The morning was sunny and warm.
Seven birders saw and heard the following forty-nine species of birds:

Canada Goose
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Common Merganser
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared Dove
Anna's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Orange-crowned Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Brewer's Blackbird
House Finch
Red Crossbill
American Goldfinch

Good birding
Neil Robins
British Columbia

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