Month: May 2019

Harewood Plains – Nanaimo’s flowering jewel!

A Blog Post by Staffan Lindgren Click on Staffan’s blog post below to read about his recent visit to Harewood Plains and see his wonderful photographs of the flora which can be discovered at this hidden gem in Nanaimo, BC:Cinnabar Reflections – Harewood Plains – Nanaimo’s flowering jewel!

Club Project: Western Purple Martin Nest Boxes

Staffan Lindgren Purple Martins, Progne subis, are the largest swallows in North America. The Western Purple Martin subspecies, Progne subis arboricola, is distinct from its eastern cousin in several respects. It originally nested in available cavities made by Northern Flicker and other primary cavity nesters in snags. Due to on-going clear-cut forestry practices and agricultural …

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