Category Archives: Birding

Bird Outing Report: Bear Creek Park, May 5,2016

Today 11 birders spent a pleasant morning at Bear Creek Park and we found 23 species of birds – but no bears 🙂 Highlights included good looks at a pair of Common Mergansers and a singing Pacific-slope Flycatcher, and hearing … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Quadra Island, Apr.28,2016

Thursday 8 birders spent a pleasant day on Quadra Island, hosted by Vibeke Pedersen and Lyn Paterson. We visited Village Bay Marsh and Vibeke’s yard. Highlights included a Red-breasted Sapsucker at a nest, a Ruffed Grouse and, seen from the … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Lazo Marsh, Apr.21,2016

Today 11 birders spent a pleasant morning at Lazo Marsh. The rain had cleared by the time we started and we found 31 species. Highlights included good looks at Red-breasted Sapsucker and Brown Creeper. We saw two Bushtit nests but, … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Swan Counts 2015/2016

Apr. 12, 2016: TRUS adults 0 Juv. 3 Total 3 This makes the 2015/2016 Swan Count season officially over.   Apr. 5, 2016: TRUS adults 15 Juv. 24 Total 39   Mar. 29, 2016: TRUS adults 108 Juv. 52 Total … Continue reading

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