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

 

A western tanager photographed at Manning Park in 2016. (Adrienne Buck/Hope Mountain Centre)

Manning Park Bird Blitz planned for mid June

Event helps track the changing biodiversity of the park

 

Hope is home to a wide range of bird species, and anyone who wants to get to know which feathered friend is which is invited to ‘Birding in Hope,’ an event being held May 14. (Hope Mountain Centre photo)

Locals invited to watch feathered friends at Birding in Hope event

The walk around Thacker Marsh and Hope Airpark is open to all levels of bird watchers

Hope is home to a wide range of bird species, and anyone who wants to get to know which feathered friend is which is invited to ‘Birding in Hope,’ an event being held May 14. (Hope Mountain Centre photo)
Brad Fedoruk sent in this photo of an American White Pelican seen in the Vedder Canal near Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Oct. 16, 2021. (Brad Fedoruk photo)

Bird watchers excited to see rare American White Pelican in Chilliwack

Species nests at Stum Lake up north but are almost never seen on the ground in the Fraser Valley

Brad Fedoruk sent in this photo of an American White Pelican seen in the Vedder Canal near Highway 1 in Chilliwack on Oct. 16, 2021. (Brad Fedoruk photo)
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)