The best of West Coast birding! View BC’s western specialties, add lifers, and learn about North American birds. Over 200 species occur on Eastern Vancouver Island!
Georgia Basin specialties include Bewick’s Wren, Hutton’s Vireo and Black-throated Gray Warbler. There are spectacular Brant, shorebird, and sea duck migrations. An excellent diversity of resident species can be viewed year round as well. Visit the best sites, find lifers and gain insight into the ecology of western birds with field ornithologist and expert birder Christopher Stephens.
Your tour leader, Christopher Stephens, is a field ornithologist and expert birder with over 14 years birding experience on Vancouver Island. He is currently enrolled in MSc Environment and Management at Royal Rhodes University and is a nature writer.
Christopher’s background includes habitat assessments, interpretation and birding in the Georgia Basin, Okanagan Valley and Columbia Basin. His areas of interest include avian ecology, habitat use, physical adaptations and distribution.
In 2008, he was one of 6 national winners of a Doug Tarry Bird Study Award from Bird Studies Canada, and is currently working to promote wetland conservation in Parksville. Christopher draws on his knowledge, passion for birds and field skills to provide an unparalleled West Coast birding experience.
Experience Vancouver Island birding at its best with experienced field ornithologist Christopher Stephens. Forest birds, wetland birds, estuary birds and ocean birds are abundant in this area and our guide knows where to find them.
Three hour tours depart morning and afternoon.
Cost: $49.00 per person, Cdn. plus GST. minimum 2 people.
Six hour tour; $89.00 per person plus GST. minimum 2 people.
Full day tour; $129.00 per person plus GST. minimum 2 people.
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