We’re Hiring

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, 6 March 2012

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk,March 06, 2012






















Dunlin and Black-bellied Plovers in Flight: Ralph Hocken Photo.


The Tuesday bird walk went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was clear and sunny but cool, with a strong wind. At the start of the walk, a Merlin flew over us, calling as it disappeared over the tall trees. Other highlights included seeing large numbers of Dunlin feeding near the tide line and moving in well choreographed clouds as they moved along the shoreline. Over two hundred Brant were just offshore. Several large rafts of Gulls were in a feeding frenzy further offshore.
Nineteen birders saw and heard the following thirty-three species:
Brant
American Wigeon
Mallard
Greater Scaup
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Red-breasted Merganser
Common Loon
Red-necked Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Bald Eagle
Merlin
Black-bellied Plover
Black Turnstone
Dunlin
Mew Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Northern Flicker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
American Robin
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Good birding
Neil Robins
Parksville
British Columbia

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