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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.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, April 17, 2012

Orange-crowned Warbler: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to the Shelly road side of the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville. The morning was cloudy with a strong wind off the Strait of Georgia. For the first time this year we saw a Band-tailed Pigeon, several Savannah Sparrows and one Orange-crowned Warbler this morning. We also saw and heard four species of Woodpeckers-- Red-breasted Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Northern Flicker and Pileated Woodpecker.
Twenty-three birders saw and hear the following fifty-seven species:
Canada Goose
American Wigeon
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Greater Scaup
White-winged Scoter
Common Goldeneye
California Quail
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Greater Yellowlegs
Mew Gull
California Gull
Thayer's Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Murre
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian-collared Dove
Anna's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Violet-green Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Pacific Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Evening Grosbeak
Red-winged Blackbird
Purple Finch
House Finch

Good birding
Neil Robins
British Columbia

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