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, 18 September 2012

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, September 18, 2012

White-winged Scoter: Ralph Hocken Photo.

The Tuesday bird walk went to Columbia Beach. The morning was sunny and warm with a sight breeze off the Strait of Georgia. The highlights included seeing a quick look at a Parasitic Jaeger as it flew up the Strait of Georgia.
Common Loons, a Horned Grebe, six Red-necked Grebe, Surf Scoters, a White-winged Scoter and a Western Grebe were seen on the open water. Black-bellied Plovers, Killdeer, Black Oystercatchers, Black Turnstones, Western Sandpipers, Bonaparte's Gulls, Mew Gulls, California Gulls, Ring-billed Gulls and Glaucous-winged Gulls were on the gravel bar at Pebble Beach.
Eighteen birders saw and heard the following thirty-two species:
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Common Merganser
Common Loon
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Western Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Black-bellied Plover
Black Oystercatcher
Black Turnstone
Western Sandpiper
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Parasitic Jaeger
Eurasian collared-Dove
Northern Flicker
Northwestern Crow
Common Raven
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
American Robin
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
House Finch

The Tuesday bird walk on September 25 will be going to Shelly Road side of the Englishman River Estuary in Parksville.
Good birding
Neil Robins
British Columbia

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