Category Archives: Birding

Bird Outing Report: Simpson Farm, Sept. 22,2016

Today, Sept 22nd, 11 birders went to Simpson Farm (restricted access) to look for fall migrants, and found 29 species. Highlights included nine juvenile Long-Billed Dowitchers, an Anna’s Hummingbird displaying on territory, a young Merlin trying to hunt Northern Flickers, … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Lighthouse Regional Trail, Sept. 15,2016

Today 8 birders went to the Lighthouse Country Regional Trail between Bowser and Qualicum Bay. We walked the full loop, plus part of the Lost Runners trail, which we renamed the Lost Birders trail. The woods were quiet, but we … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Hornby Island, Sept. 8,2016

Yesterday 14 birders travelled to Hornby Island, where another 7 Hornby birders joined us. We visited Gurney Point and Sandpiper Beach to look for shorebirds. We had good looks at Black-bellied Plovers in various plumages and at Black Turnstones. This … Continue reading

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Birds of the K’omoks Estuary

A great video featuring members of the Comox Valley Naturalists Society Birders Group has been produced and can be viewed here .

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