Category Archives: Outings

Bird Outing Report: Eagles Drive Park, May 18,2017

It was an interesting morning as six birders went out to Eagles Drive and saw 31 species, including a Western Wood-Pewee. The other highlight was going down to the beach to see a handful of Harlequin Ducks and 18 Band-tailed … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Saturday May 20th 2017, Hollyhock Flats

Hollyhock Flats is as close to natural as you are likely to find in the K’omoks estuary. Known as Kus Kus Sum by the K’omoks First Nation, this area is south-east of the Field sawmill site, and south of Comox … Continue reading

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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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Upcoming Walk: Saturday May 13th 2017, Union Bay Coal Hills Walk

This easy walk starts at the Union Bay Boat ramp and explores the remains of Dunsmuir’s Coal terminal, located on both sides of Hart (Washer) Creek. In 1887 Robert Dunsmuir had a deep water coal terminal 600 feet long built … Continue reading

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