Join Project FeederWatch! Starting November 1st.

Observe your backyard birds and contribute to science by joining Project FeederWatch. Running from November to April, Project FeederWatch is an important tool for tracking over 100 bird species that winter in North America. All you need to participate is some free time to watch, and an area where birds like to congregate. Participation is completely voluntary, with no set hours required. Any data you get is useful, whether you watch for twenty minutes or two weeks. More Information or Join Now

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

What to do if You Find a Baby Bird 

It's nesting season, and lots of new baby birds are being brought into the world! This means that some of you may run into a baby bird by itself outside of it's nest, and this can be a confusing situation to be in. You want to help the bird, but you also want to make sure you do it in the safest way possible. And that's great! Here's a helpful info-graphic to help you take the right steps for different scenarios. 

Here are a few resources you can use if you need to contact help:

Call your local veterinarian's office for assistance and ask if they will accept it!
North Island Wildlife Recovery: https://www.niwra.org/
Wildlife Rescue Association: https://www.wildliferescue.ca/animal/bird/


Tuesday, 25 May 2021

 Lunar Eclipse May 26th

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, there will be a total lunar eclipse! This eclipse is being called a "super flower blood moon" according to this great article by CBC. The eclipse will start around 2:45am and end around 4:45am, so if you're a night owl or an early riser, be sure to catch it!

Here are some great links for more info:

CBC article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/lunar-eclipse-may-1.6034691

Vancouver Island eclipse schedule: https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/@6173336











Monday, 17 May 2021

 Closed on Monday, May 24th for Victoria Day!

Just wanted to let everyone know that we will closed on Monday, May 24th for Victoria day! We will back open and ready for business again on Tuesday, May 25th.


Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Mom's Love the Backyard Wildbird and Nature Store!



Mother's Day weekend is coming up, and our store is a great place to shop for the perfect gift! Come in and check out our limited-time display filled with lots of goodies to let Mom know she's appreciated. If you're looking to shop from home, look through our website and make an online order! We look forward to helping you find a unique gift to show your love.