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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, 4 November 2014

Parksville/Qualicum Beach Tuesday bird walk, November 04, 2014

The Tuesday bird walk went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was sunny with a light breeze off the Strait of Georgia making for a great morning of birding. The highlight of the morning was the sighting of a Rhinoceros Auklet on the Strait. Hundreds of Dunlin and a large number of Black-bellied Plovers were feeding long the tideline and on the tide pools. We spotted Common Murre, Marbled Murrelet, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye and Western Grebes further offshore. A Ring-billed Gull was spotted in with the other gull species near the shore.
  Dunlin and Black-bellied Plovers in Flight: Ralph Hocken Photo.               
Eleven birders saw and heard the following thirty-four species:
Canada Goose
American Wigeon
Harlequin Duck
Common Goldeneye
Surf Scoter
White-wing Scoter
Red-breasted Merganser
Common Merganser
Horned Grebe
Red-neck Grebe
Western Grebe
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Rhinoceros Auklet
Common Murre
Marbled Murrelet
Black-bellied Plover
Ring-billed Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Thayer's Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Northern Flicker
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Anna’s Hummingbird
Pacific Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Song Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
 Common Goldeneye: Ralph Hocken Photo.
The Tuesday bird walk on November 11, 2014 will be going to the Shelly Road side of the Englishman River in Parksville.
Good birding
Neil Robins

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