Category Archives: Birding

Bird sighting – Wilson’s Snipe

Mark and Pat W. recently contacted the Birding Group when a pair of unusual (at least to most of us) birds was spending time feeding in their back yard for about a week. From the mobile phone photos provided, several … Continue reading

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Bird books: Estate sale

The Comox Valley Nature Birders Group has been given a large collection of books from the estate of an avid birder who lived in this area. WHAT BOOKS? Guide books from countries around the world Coffee table books Informative books … Continue reading

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Canada Jay research at Paradise Meadows – 2020 update

Join us for a webinar on Sep 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM PDT. Register now. The Canada Jay has three recognizable races that all meet in British Columbia. The one in the mountains of Vancouver Island and the mainland coast … Continue reading

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Bird carcasses needed

Reprinted from BC Nature August eNews. A message from Tara Imlay (PhD) from the Canadian Wildlife Service: Last year, my colleagues and I began a research project to understand the breeding area of bird species that experience high rates of anthropogenic (human-caused) … Continue reading

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