Category Archives: Birding

Bird Outing Report: Pipeline Area, May 4,2017

Six birders went out to the pipeline for a gray morning and saw or heard 30 species. Highlights were a good look at a MacGillivray’s Warbler singing his heart out, many ‘boys’ displaying for their ‘girls’, especially the hummingbirds, and … Continue reading

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Comox Spring Bird Count Report: Sun. Apr. 30, 2017

The Comox Valley Annual Spring Bird Count was held on Sun. April 30 and resulted in a total of 135 species. Notable birds included House Wren, California Quail and Bullock’s Oriole. Greater White-fronted Goose Brant Canada Goose Trumpeter Swan American … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Cumberland Marsh, Apr. 27, 2017

Today, April 27th, thirteen birders spent a pleasant morning at Cumberland Marsh; the rain started just as we finished. We found 29 species; highlights were many spring arrivals, Anna’s Hummingbird on a nest, and breeding plumage Wood Duck and Hooded … Continue reading

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Bird Outing Report: Lazo Marsh & Nature Park, Apr. 20,2017

Today, April 20th, we finally had a Thursday with a break in the weather . Twelve birders spent a sunny morning at Lazo Marsh and Lazo Wildlife Park and found 35 species. Highlights were many spring arrivals including Purple Martins … Continue reading

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