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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.
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Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, April 10, 2012






















American Dipper: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to the Little Qualicum River Hatchery north of Qualicum Beach. The morning was sunny and warm. Harlequin Ducks were just below us on the rocks at the viewing platform in Qualicum Beach as we gathered for our walk. Huge numbers of seabirds were further off shore. An American Dipper welcomed us as we entered the Hatchery area. We saw and heard Red-breasted Sapsuckers, Downy Woodpeckers, a Hairy Woodpecker, Northern Flickers and a Pileated Woodpecker throughout the morning. There were many Yellow-rumped Warblers that greeted us as we walked through the woods.
Fifteen birders saw and heard the following forty-eight species.
Canada Goose
Brant
Mallard
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Bufflehead
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Cooper's Hawk
Black Oystercatcher
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Thayer's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Brown Creeper
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
American Dipper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

Good birding
Neil Robins
Parksville
British Columbia

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