Category Archives: Birding

Bird Outing Report: Cumberland Marsh, June 16,2016

Thursday June 16th, birds were active and singing at Cumberland Marsh. Six birders enjoyed a pleasant, sunny morning and found 36 species. Highlights included great looks at Black-headed Grosbeak (pair), Black-throated Gray Warbler (pair), and Band-tailed Pigeon. Mallard Turkey Vulture … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: One-Spot Trail, June 9,2016

Thursday June 9th, the showers held off and four birders enjoyed a pleasant morning on the One Spot Trail. The birds were quite active and we found 30 species, but no particular highlights. Ruffed Grouse Bald Eagle Red-breasted Sapsucker Northern … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Wildwood Marsh & Forest, June 2,2016

Seven birders went to Wildwood Swamp and Wildwood Forest this morning. Highlights were several Wood Ducks, one Pied-billed Grebe, a heard-only MacGillivray’s Warbler and a seen-singing Willow Flycatcher. 28 species were noted: Wood Duck Mallard Hooded Merganser Pied-billed Grebe Turkey … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: CVEX Grounds, May 26,2016

This Thursday 8 birders were treated to a morning full of bird song at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds. Other highlights were close looks at 3 Brown Creepers and hearing as well as seeing several Swainson’s Thrush. Our total number … Continue reading

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