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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, 15 August 2011

Rathtrevor Provincial Park birding

Red-breasted Nuthatch: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The early birders went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was sunny and warm. We spotted a Sanderling in with a large flock of Western Sandpipers and Least Sandpipers. We heard Red-breasted Nuthatchs singing throughout the morning. We saw two Barn Swallows dipping and diving for insects above the water.

Seven birders saw and heard the following thirty-eight species of birds:
Canada Goose
Green-winged Teal
White-winged Scoter
Red-necked Grebe
Pelagic Cormorant
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Cooper's Hawk
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Anna's Hummingbird
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Barn Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Purple Finch
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin

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