Vancouver International Bird Festival!

The VIBF is going BIG on BIRDS and VARC is a key partner! What? A celebration of NATURE through BIRDS! How? Vancouver is combining its long-standing Bird Week celebration with the most prestigious bird congress in the world to bring an exciting new International Bird Festival to Vancouver!Who?  Over 60 exhibitors, top nature artists, dozens of acclaimed speakers and presentations …

July 9th

Dave Watson sent this great photo of a juvenile Killdeer from a new area in his neighbourhood called “Blackburn lagoon”. The area has recently been open to the public after an extensive transformation from two waste settling ponds to an oasis for birds. Always nice to hear stories of habitat restoration rather then degradation! Like many plovers, Killdeer’s are well-known for their …