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14 May 2023 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am PDT
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Led by biologist Catherine Jardine, this walk will introduce you to the birds found at Queen Elizabeth Park, territory of the səl̓ilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ, Skwxwú7mesh-ulh, S’ólh, and šxʷməθkʷəy̓əmaɁɬ Peoples. 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 Duck Pond. Click here to view the exact location on Google Maps. 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
Catherine is the Associate Director for Data Science and Technology at Birds Canada. Her work is focused on supporting hundreds of research and monitoring projects investigating the ecology, distribution and population dynamics of all bird species through two main platforms; NatureCounts (naturecounts.ca) and the Motus Wildlife Tracking System (motus.org). Catherine also loves leaving her desk! She started guiding as a means to connect with the wildlife, habitats and people that fuel her passion for conservation. She loves to discuss amazing adaptations found in the natural world, conservation issues facing us all and solutions we can contribute to.
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 Duck Pond. Click here to view the exact location on Google Maps. Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the program. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
(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.