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.

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Nanaimo Bird Report - July 26 2015

To report your sightings phone the Store at
250-390-3669 or e-mail us at thebackyard@shaw.ca
Please remember, when reporting a sighting, to leave your name and phone number along with the date, the species and location of your sighting.
Sunday Bird Walks will resume on August 23, 2015.
Tuesday Bird Walks will resume on September 8, 2015.
Monday, July 20 2015

Crested Caracara (Photo: G. Ford)

A Crested Caracara was spotted in North Nanaimo around Piper’s Lagoon.

A Pacific Slope Flycatcher and a Bewick’s Wren were spotted around Cottle Lake.

Sunday July 26, 2015

Numerous reports of Pileated Woodpeckers visiting backyard bird feeders in the dry weather

Everyone is welcome to join us for a 2-3 hour bird walk on the Sunday and
Tuesday mornings.  We leave from the Store at 9 a.m. on Sunday Mornings and go to a different location in and around Nanaimo and from the Parksville Beach Community Park at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and go to different areas in and around the Oceanside area.

The Tuesday bird walks will resume on September 08, 2015
The Sunday bird walks will resume on August 23, 2015
British Columbia Rare Bird Alert link---
Good birding

6314 Metral Drive
Nanaimo  B.C.
Fax: 250-390-1633
Email:  thebackyard@shaw.ca
Blog:  www.thebirdstore.blogspot.com  

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