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.

Saturday, 17 August 2019

The Nanaimo Bird Report, August 13 2019

The Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store
Weekly Bird Report

Nanaimo Bird Report, DATE
BIRD REPORT“EXPLORE NATURE”---GO BIRDING:
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 was seen and location of your sighting.
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Please Note
Please check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.comearly Tuesday and Sunday mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!
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Sunday Bird Walk, August 11 2019

There was no Sunday bird walk last week.


Photo: Surf Scoter (R. Hocken)

Tuesday Bird Walk, August 13 2019

The Tuesday bird walk went to Deep Bay. A total of 15 birders saw 45 species.

Canada Goose
Mute x Trumpeter Swan (hybrid)
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
Common Merganser
California Quail
Red-necked Grebe
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
Band-tailed Pigeon
Anna's Hummingbird
Black Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
Killdeer
Black Turnstone
Least Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Pigeon Guillemot
Marbled Murrelet
Rhinoceros Auklet
Bonaparte's Gull
Mew Gull
California Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Common Loon
Brandt's Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Bald Eagle
Belted Kingfisher
Northwestern Crow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Purple Martin
Barn Swallow
Red-breasted Nuthatch
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
House Sparrow
House Finch
White-crowned Sparrow
Greater Yellow Legs
Band-tailed pigeon
Northern Flicker
Eurasian Collared Dove

Photo: Cedar Waxwing (R. Hocken)
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The Tuesday Bird Walk August 20, 2019:
Will be going to the Englishman River Estuary (Plummer Rd. side). Meet at the Parksville Community Park (near the Lions Club playground parking area) in Parksville at 9:00 am or at the end of Shelly road at 9:10 a.m.

The Sunday Bird Walk, August 18 2019:
Sorry there will be no Bird Walk this Sunday August 18. Sunday bird walks to resume August 25, 2019.
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Please Note
Please check this site (www.thebirdstore.blogspot.comearly Tuesday and Sunday mornings to see if the walks have been cancelled!
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THE BACKYARD WILDBIRD & NATURE STORE
6314 Metral Drive
Nanaimo B.C.V9T-2L8
Phone: 250-390-3669
Fax: 250-390-1633

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