Have you seen any small, zipping, trilling and colourful birds this summer? You have most likely seen one of the many warbler species that frequent Stanley Park! Yellow, orange, black and white, these small songbirds delight the eyes and ears. Want to learn more about the wonderful world of warblers? Join photographer and nature educator James MacKenzie to learn more about identifying local warblers, explore their life history, and revel in their beauty.
It’s Vancouver Bird Celebration and we are so grateful for the love of birds that staff, volunteers and collaborators bring to the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES) community! Come drop in and appreciate some photos by Frank Lin or join a relaxing birding tour.
Discover the different types of hummingbirds in BC and find out how to turn a garden into an oasis for [...]
The Vancouver Avian Research Centre will share about the amazing life of hummingbirds! Learn more about these high-energy little dynamos – their life in North America, how we can help them, where they go in winter and learn more about some of their almost 400 related species.
Birds add so much joy to our lives... with their trills, their acrobatics and their beauty. Unfortunately, we often hear many bird species are undergoing significant declines across the world. In this talk, Jo Turner will share ways we can attract and assist our feathered friends through gardening, Jo will share bird-friendly plant picks for even the smallest gardens that provide food and shelter throughout the year.
The number of folks deriving pleasure from watching birds in their yards is increasing exponentially, and with it, the desire to know more about these incredible creatures. With at least three decades of experience in teaching ornithology, feeding and writing about backyard bird biology, Dr. David M. Bird will provide answers for new and aspiring backyard bird enthusiasts.
Rémi Torrenta of Birds Canada delivers this in-person 'birdinar'. You will discover some of the most endangered, secretive and fascinating bird species that we strive to better understand, and that breed right here in British Columbia.
Are you a cat owner interested in protecting local wildlife? Do you want to learn to spend time outdoors with your kitty in a way that is safe for both them and the environment? Join Bryna Turk (Stewardship Centre for BC) for a Sunday afternoon chat with fellow cat-owners!
Join Stanley Park Ecology Society for a story panel presentation with new birders, experienced birders and the in-betweens!
Drop-in to learn all about these exquisite birds, how they feed and make nests and how to attract them to gardens. This indoor slide presentation in the Nature House at the Richmond Nature Park will be followed by an outdoor walk to the wildlife garden to observe hummingbirds at the feeders.