Big Day Birding – Brant Wildlife Festival

Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)
Search for gulls during the Brant Wildlife Festival Big Day bird count.

Saturday, April 10

5 a.m. to 3 p.m. counting
3:30 p.m. post count gathering (Shelley Hall) Shelley Road, Parksville
$20 per person

Enter your team for a chance to test your abilities at finding birds. Great prizes and a good time awaits at the post count gathering where lists are tallied, prizes awarded, stories told and dinner served to flocks of hungry birders. Deadline for entering is April 1, 2010.

When you register, your team will receive a Big Day package via e-mail that includes a list of birding Hot Spots in the count area.

All participants get a chance to win the Grand Prize Draw and prizes will be awarded to teams for the Most Species, Most Species Green, Bird of the Day, Best Team Spirit, Story of the Day, Big Sit, and Big Miss.

To register your team, contact Robin Rivers at 1-866-288-7878 ext. 226 or 604-924-9771 or e-mail or go to our website at