Birdwatching

A Nazca booby rests on driftwood approximately four nautical miles south from the Trial Islands Ecological Reserve on July 24. Whale watcher Tasli Shaw sighted the bird, which only breeds as far north as southern California, for the first time on record in the Victoria Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary the day before. (Photo by Matt Stolmeier)

Rare bird sighting off B.C. coast excites whale watchers, leaves birders jealous

Bird the first Nazca booby ever observed in Victoria area, and just the 3rd ever in B.C.

 

The rare white raven Blizzard has taken centre stage at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (NIWRC photo)

Rare white raven grabs the spotlight at Vancouver Island wildlife centre

Iconic bird Blizzard can now be viewed by the public and is soaking up the attention

 

Volunteer citizen citizen scientists will be keeping a careful distance during the 121st annual Audubon bird count in Langley on Dec. 27. (John Gordon/special to Langley Advance Times)

Keeping a careful distance, participants prepare for 121st annual bird count in Langley

Event is part of an international effort to tally bird species

 

The yellow-rumped warbler tends to arrive on Vancouver Island in early March. (Black Press Media file)

Despite reports of decline, birds flocking to national parks in Canadian Rockies

Recent studies suggest overall bird population has slid by three billion since 1970

The yellow-rumped warbler tends to arrive on Vancouver Island in early March. (Black Press Media file)
LETTERS: Bird count volunteers’ efforts greatly appreciated

LETTERS: Bird count volunteers’ efforts greatly appreciated

Editor: I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the volunteers who…

  • Jan 22, 2020
LETTERS: Bird count volunteers’ efforts greatly appreciated
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