A List Of Birding Interviews I have done

Here are a few newspaper, magazine and radio interviews I have done so far:

"Birder of BC: Melissa Hafting" by Alice Sun

"Meet the man who spotted a rare bird in Victoria Area" - AM 980 CKNW (Simi Sara show)

"Urban Birding in Vancouver" by Bryony Angell

 "Birders Flocking to Greater Victoria after rare warbler sighting" - Victoria News

"Teen Birders" on Gen Why

"Can Abbotsford Become a Birder's Paradise?" - The Abbotsford News by Tyler Olsen 

"Rare bird visit to Cranbrook sparks BC wide interest" - The Cranbrook Daily Townsman by Barry Coulter

"Birders flock to Vancouver for glimpse of tanager that migrated the wrong way" - Canadian Free Press by Geordon Omand 

"Female Leadership in the Birding Community: Thoughts on Moving Forward" - American Birder's Association's Birders Guide May-2016" with Shanin Abreu, Elsa Alvear Rodríguez, Megan Crewe, Shawneen Finnegan,Melissa Hafting, Alvaro Jaramillo, Kimberly Kaufman, J. Drew Lanham, Maureen Leong-Kee, Ann Nightingale, Debi Shearwater, Lili Taylor, Charlotte Wasylik

"The rise of milleninial, urban-dwelling birders" in Maclean's Magazine

"Spring Migration has birders hearts aflutter" in The Vancouver Courier Newspaper


  1. your interview was fantastic mel. you have a great voice for radio. i could listen to you talk all day. the passion you have for the children and the birds is evident. great work you do keep it up.

  2. Great interview really enjoyed listening! You're a natural

  3. I finally took the time to listen to your interview. Great job Melissa.

  4. Thank you both so much for your kind words! I truly appreciate them.


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