Adam Kveton Photo                                Qualicum Beach resident Anne MacLeod, left, passes a stuffed Cooper’s Hawk to Terry Bunzenmeyer during the Basic Bird ID and Bird Watching course for adults at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre in Errington on Saturday, April 1. Volunteer Lynne Brookes, centre, led the class. The course is part of various Brant Wildlife Festival events taking place this spring. A similar class for families with take place April 15.

Adam Kveton Photo Qualicum Beach resident Anne MacLeod, left, passes a stuffed Cooper’s Hawk to Terry Bunzenmeyer during the Basic Bird ID and Bird Watching course for adults at the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre in Errington on Saturday, April 1. Volunteer Lynne Brookes, centre, led the class. The course is part of various Brant Wildlife Festival events taking place this spring. A similar class for families with take place April 15.

VIDEO: Bird watching course with NIWRA

A start to learning about the local birds in Parksville and Qualicum Beach