Archive of posts tagged "Vancouver Bird Week"

An Avian Admiration: Vancouver Bird Week 2019

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From May 11-17, Vancouver takes a closer look at the birds in our neighbourhood during the 2019 Vancouver Bird Week. Read more in this week’s guest post from the Stanley Park Ecology Society

Nesting Birds of Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by the Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). Nesting Birds of Stanley Park We all have a mental picture of our dream home. For some it’s a city penthouse overlooking Coal Harbour, for others a cabin deep in the forest or perhaps a quiet townhouse […]

Vancouver City Bird 2016

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Vancouver’s official City Bird for 2015, the Black Capped Chickadee, is retiring by giving up its adorably fictional crown and scepter and stepping aside as a new Vancouver City Bird is voted in this season. With over 700,000 votes in the competition last year, and 4,000 tweets about #VancityBird during the voting period, the popular […]

SPES Saturday: Vancouver Bird Week 2015

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This post has been contributed by Dan Straker, Urban Wildlife Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

SPES Saturday: Celebrate Our City’s Birds

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This post has been contributed by Ben Hill, Communications Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost eight years ago and I recently became a member. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]

Vote for the Vancouver City Bird

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I don’t often delve into politics publicly but there’s one election happening this spring in Vancouver that cannot be ignored: The search for the Vancouver City Bird. There are six candidates in the running–all with their own Twitter accounts–and one hopes to come out on top so we can show it off for Bird Week […]