BC has 573 species of birds and many of these species can be found in and around Vancouver. Join us every week as we profile a new bird species for you to discover – expand your knowledge and understanding, learn to recognize each species’ amazing vocalizations and develop an appreciation for the fascinating role that birds play in enriching our lives and sustaining our planet. In the lead up to the Vancouver International Bird Festival in August 2018, let’s position Vancouver as the most bird savvy city in North America…one exciting species at a time!

Stay tuned for details about our bird sightings contest coming soon. Being outdoors just got a lot more interesting…let’s go birding!

JANUARY 2018

WEEK 1

Black-capped Chickadee

WEEK 2

Rock Pigeon

WEEK 3

 European Starling

WEEK 4

Common Goldeneye

WEEK 5

 Bufflehead

FEBRUARY 2018

WEEK 6

Hooded Merganser

WEEK 7

Wood Duck

WEEK 8

Common Merganser

WEEK 9

Surf Scoter

MARCH 2018

WEEK 10

Northwestern Crow

WEEK 11

American Coot

WEEK 12

American Wigeon

WEEK 13

Dark-eyed Junco

APRIL 2018

WEEK 14

Great Blue Heron

WEEK 15

White-crowned Sparrow

WEEK 16

House Finch

WEEK 17

Song Sparrow

WEEK 18

Spotted Towhee

MAY 2018

WEEK 19

Northern Flicker

WEEK 20

Bush Tit

WEEK 21

Red-winged Blackbird

WEEK 22

Canada Goose

JUNE 2018

WEEK 23

Mallard Duck

WEEK 24

American Robin

WEEK 25

Varied Thrush

WEEK 26

Double-crested Cormorant

JULY 2018

WEEK 27

Glaucous-winged Gull

WEEK 28

Bald Eagle

WEEK 29

House Sparrow

WEEK 30

WEEK 31

AUGUST 2018

WEEK 32

WEEK 33

WEEK 34