Words for Birds: A Creative Inquiry

If the people of Vancouver were birds, how would experts describe us?

The City and Park Board are looking for a permanent Vancouver City Bird.

The Park Board is collecting words that describe characteristics of the city and its people. The City Bird will reflect qualities of the people who call Vancouver home.  

Chirp in with your Words for Birds!

Read about Vancouver's Bird Strategy

Share your words and you could win a prize pack

If the people of Vancouver were birds, how would you describe us?

How do the people of Vancouver dress?

Where do the people of Vancouver flock and hang out, talk and sing?

Do the people of Vancouver prefer fish, meat, fruit, grains, or vegetables?

Where do the people of Vancouver nest, groom, and bathe?

Send us your words by Sunday, November 27.

Give us your Words for Birds

You could win one adjustable bell feeder, a Birds of Western North America guide book, Carson 10 × 25 mm binoculars, and a $50 gift card from Wild Birds Unlimited.

illustration of bird features

What's next?

  • We are here
  • Oct-Nov 2016

    Offer your Words for Birds

  • Nov 2016

    Bird specialists match collected words to birds perfect for the job of City Bird

  • Spring 2017

    During Bird Week, Vancouver votes for the permanent City Bird