Southern Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands Wildlife - 2018/2019/2020 Seasons

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Re: Southern Vancouver Island Wildlife - 2018/2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:14 pm

I had fun watching the Purple Martins at Goldstream Marina yesterday. There were at least 30 adults and approx. 10 young ones flying. The volunteers for the BC Purple Martin Recovery Program had been there on Sunday counting the birds and checking the nest boxes. I couldn't keep track of them; they were flitting in and out of the nest boxes, bringing food for their babies. It was reported there were still 10 eggs that had not hatched yet.
Goldstream Purple Martin Sign July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martins1 July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martin1 July 15.JPG
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Re: Southern Vancouver Island Wildlife - 2018/2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:15 pm

Purple Martins cont'd.
Goldstream Purple Martins2 July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martins3 July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martin2 July 15.JPG
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Volunteer Nest Monitor for WiTS (Wildlife Tree Stewardship Program)
If you find a new nest, please contact me so it can be added to the WiTS mapping program.

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Re: Southern Vancouver Island Wildlife - 2018/2019 Season

Post by sassyk » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:16 pm

Purple Martins cont'd.
Goldstream Purple Martin3 July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martins4 July 15.JPG
Goldstream Purple Martin4 July 15.JPG
Member since 21 June 2006
Volunteer Nest Monitor for WiTS (Wildlife Tree Stewardship Program)
If you find a new nest, please contact me so it can be added to the WiTS mapping program.

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