Birdwatching

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

 

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

 

This fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, was spotted during the annual Salmon Arm Bird Count on Dec. 16, 2018. This is only the second time the bird, which is native to northern Europe and Asia, had been seen in B.C. (Roger Beardmore photo)

Chilliwack bird watchers prepare for annual Christmas count

Nature Chilliwack co-ordinates the count and forwards data to the Audubon Society

This fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, was spotted during the annual Salmon Arm Bird Count on Dec. 16, 2018. This is only the second time the bird, which is native to northern Europe and Asia, had been seen in B.C. (Roger Beardmore 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)