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, 11 September 2012

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk

The Tuesday bird walk went to the Little Qualicum River Estuary in Qualicum Beach. The morning was sunny and the wind and the seas were calm. The highlights included seeing three large flocks of American Widgeon flying over the water. We saw many Red-necked Grebes and Common Loons from the viewing platform off of Highway 19A. There were large numbers of Bonaparte’s Gulls, Mew Gulls, California Gulls, Killdeer and Western Sandpipers on the Estuary.
Bonaparte’s Gull: Ralph Hocken Photo.

Eleven birders saw and heard the following thirty-species:
Canada Goose
American Widgeon
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Greater Scaup
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Common Merganser
Common Loon
Pigeon Guillemot
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Doubled-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Great blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Killdeer
Western Sandpiper
Bonaparte’s Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Song Sparrow
Red-breasted Nuthatch
European Starling

The Tuesday bird walk on September 18 will be going to Columbia Beach.

Good birding!
Neil Robins
Parksville
British Columbia

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