Category Archives: Birding

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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Bird Outing Report: Courtenay Airpark, May 19, 2016

Today the showers held off and 7 birders spent a pleasant morning at Courtenay Airpark and Walkway. We found 31 species. Highlights included distant Whimbrels and good looks at Long-billed Dowitchers. Canada Goose Mallard Green-winged Teal Common Merganser Great Blue … Continue reading

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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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