Category Archives: Birds

Bald Eagle

The majestic Bald Eagle can be frequently seen in the skies over Vancouver Island. A must see for visitors to our beautiful island is the Raptor Centre in Duncan, BC. Here you will be able to see these birds, together … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation

Man has been the cause of many of the undesired changes to our environment. On Vancouver Island, the Canada Goose was introduced by man and has become an invasive species. The Canada Goose has taken residency on the island and … Continue reading

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Junior

A juvenile bald eagle taking a rest from looking for dinner.

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Marge…

…Simpson out for a swim on the Englishman River. A female Common Merganser searching for food.

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Stop it…I’m Busy

My photography assignment this month was to take pictures of birds. I was out walking and heard the thump of a woodpecker’s beak against a tree. I found the bird and began to try to take pictures of him. Thirty … Continue reading

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Sunshine

A little bit of sunshine makes everything look brighter! A pair of mallard ducks enjoying a sunny afternoon swim on the Englishman River near Parksville.

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Murder…

…of crows. What has them so agitated?

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Gull on a Hot Tin Roof

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Standing on Guard

Captain C. Gull, an ever alert member of the Vancouver Island Air Force, mans his post overlooking the Salish Sea. Captain Gull and his trusty companions are on high alert as it has been rumoured that the territorial waters are … Continue reading

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Nature’s Life Cycle

While out for a rare day of sunshine, I stopped at the Big Qualicum River and watched some Tundra Swans swimming. It was interesting to watch nature’s life cycle. At the bottom of the river there were some dead salmon … Continue reading

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