The Backyard's Weekly Bird Walk locations are found in the Backyard Bird Report at the very end of the most recent report. Any cancellations will be posted here by 8am the day of the walk. Our first bird walks of the year are going out on Sunday February 4th and Tuesday February 6th. Locations will be posted to our next Bird Report.

Wednesday 26 May 2021

What to do if you find a baby bird

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:
Wildlife Rescue Association:

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:

Vancouver Island eclipse schedule:

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.