Bird Walk – Hearing, seeing and enjoying our local birds

Thursday, August 10th with Art Martell

Meet at Helliwell Provincial Park at 9:00 am.  The walk will be about 3 km. and take about 2 hours.  Bring binoculars if you have them. No dogs please.

Art Martell is retired in the Comox Valley and has had a cabin on Hornby Island for over 25 years. He is the Volunteer Caretaker for the K’omoks Important Bird Area and is active in the Comox Valley Birders Group, BC Field Ornithologists, and Bird Studies Canada. Art was also a Regional Coordinator for the BC Breeding Bird Atlas. Before retirement, Art worked as a wildlife research scientist and manager with Canadian Wildlife Service and was the first Canadian National Coordinator for the North American Bird Conservation Initiative.  Art is a keen birder who enjoys birding locally, nationally and internationally.

This birding expedition is part of the Summer 2017 Thursday Expert Speaker Series Schedule. Admission is $5.00 per person. Youth 16 and under attend for free. The walk goes from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, Helliwell Park.

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