Category Archives: Birding

Christmas Bird Count – Wrap-up meetings December 15 and 20

Although Comox Valley Nature is not organizing the Christmas Bird Count this year given the recommendations of Public Health authorities, and given that our insurance does not cover any liability due to the pandemic, some birders in the Valley are … Continue reading

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eDNA sampling project completed

From an email by Kelly to the Birding Group on November 23. Today the last sample was taken from Courtenay Airpark Lagoon. All 17 weekly samples were shipped today to Guelph University for analysis. The sampling team consisted of myself, … Continue reading

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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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