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6 May 2023 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am PDT
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Led by birder and photographer, Kris Cu, this walk will introduce you to the birds found around Stanley Park. See birds like Anna’s hummingbirds, northern flickers, and red-breasted nuthatches while meeting new people and sharing in the outdoors.
This program will meet at the Stanley Park Nature House on Lost Lagoon. Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the program.
Birding with Me is a part of the Vancouver Bird Celebration and organized collaboratively by Stanley Park Ecology Society and various partners from the Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture, including the Canadian Wildlife Service and Birds Canada.
Check out other free programs happening during the Vancouver Bird Celebration from May 13 to May 31 to get excited about birds!
About your Bird Guide
Kris Cu is a biological sciences graduate from SFU and is passionate about biodiversity conservation, sustainability and science communication. He grew up in the bustling city of Manila, Philippines where he was first introduced to birdwatching by his father. Upon moving to Canada, he carried over his love for birds and is grateful to be currently working for Birds Canada. Nowadays, he is often seen with a camera in the field as he attempts to capture images of the incredible wildlife and nature around him.
About “Birding with Me” Series
Come Birding with Me and learn about our local birds on free, guided bird walks that celebrate diversity in bird and human communities. Inspired by the National Audubon Society’s Let’s Go Birding Together series, Birding with Me walks welcome in members of different communities led by experts of shared identity to explore birding together and meet new people. Check out the Birding with Me webpage for all events.
Accessibility notes: This program requires moving at a moderate pace with moderate inclines on some uneven surfaces (such as gravel and pavement) for up to 1.5 hours. If you have any questions about accessibility, please email Anna at email@example.com
This program will meet at the Nature House on Lost Lagoon (located near the intersection of Alberni and Chilco Street, underneath the viewing platform) and proceed to Cathedral Trail. Please arrive 10 minutes early to complete a health check. (1) (2)
(1) Registration required - NO DROP-INS ARE ALLOWED. This program is free!
(2) Weather dependent - Please check your email 12 hours before the program date and time to confirm it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather such as high winds, heavy rain, or extreme heat.
We gratefully acknowledge that the land on which we gather and help steward is the unceded and traditional territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation. Since time immemorial, Coast Salish peoples have lived reciprocally with the land, harvesting and cultivating foods and medicines and practicing ceremony. The abundance of these lands and waters, which enables us to live, work, and play here today, is a result of the past and on-going stewardship and advocacy of the Coast Salish peoples.