Meet the pelican who took a right turn at the beach and ended up in Pemberton

On August 14, I got this wonderful emailed Bird Update from John Tschopp: A resident on Collins road in Pemberton came home today to find a beautiful live sculpture floating on his garden pond. A single American White Pelican decided to test the waters of Pemberton. This is a first for Pemberton and will be added … Continue reading Meet the pelican who took a right turn at the beach and ended up in Pemberton

Paragliders on Instagram: looking back (and down) from the Pemberton Canadian Nationals 2017

We don't normally invite return guests to our instagram account, but when Corinne Stoltz Orava finished her week posting for the Hooves and Horses event, with the offer to reprise her role as a guestagrammer when the paragliding Canadian Nationals sailed into town, we knew she could provide us a bird's eye view that we … Continue reading Paragliders on Instagram: looking back (and down) from the Pemberton Canadian Nationals 2017

Bird walk for birdy types, all are welcome, June 4, 8:30am

As part of the Pemberton Breeding Bird Survey, some serious ornithologists will be in Pemberton on Saturday June 3, hosting short walks through some birdy spots in the Valley. All are welcome. Car-pool between locations. Meet at the footbridge across One Mile Creek near Stewardship Pemberton's Nature Centre on Saturday. Walking shoes, some water and … Continue reading Bird walk for birdy types, all are welcome, June 4, 8:30am

Mother’s Day bird visitations – grosbeaks, purple finch, pigeons, cowbirds

John Tschopp reports a busy bird feeder for Mother's Day on the weekened To see two kinds of Grosbeaks side by side, one has to come to Pemberton. The picture shows one Black headed Grosbeak, male, three Evening Grosbeaks, one male two females and a male Purple Finch. So much colour ! Tschopp admits to … Continue reading Mother’s Day bird visitations – grosbeaks, purple finch, pigeons, cowbirds