Tag Archives: Bird Watching

Meet the Kinglets

One of the benefits of teaching at a rural school on Vancouver Island is the daily lunch time walks. The country roads are bordered with hedgerows and there is usually good birding. I always keep an eye open for unusual … Continue reading

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Citrine Wagtail Continues in the Comox Valley

It’s not often that one sees a once in a lifetime “life bird” like the citrine wagtail (Motacilla citreola) that showed up way back in November, 2012 alongside an unremarkable farm field road on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Found by local … Continue reading

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Chez Elderberry

Posted by Dave Ingram – Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We’ve finally got around to putting our suet feeders up for the winter and are starting to enjoy the regulars once again. We’ve been a bit reluctant because of the cat … Continue reading

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