Posts tagged with birds

  1. Herring Spawn Vancouver Island

    2023-03-30 23:56:00 UTC

    A collection of photographs featuring the beauty of nature during herring spawn on Vancouver Island in March 2023. The images were captured on the east coast of the island in Bowser, Qualicum, and French Creek. The milt of the male herring fertilizes the eggs released by the female. The chalky…

  2. Flamingos taking flight

    2022-07-20 19:16:16 UTC

    A flock of American Flamingos taking flight from the shallow blue-green waters off the coast of Isla Holbox, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Flamingos run on water by propelling themselves along with their webbed feet while flapping their wings to gather speed before taking off in flight. The island of Holbox is…

  3. Brant Geese Beach Stroll

    2022-04-03 18:03:53 UTC

    Brant Geese are handsome birds with blackish-brown and white plumage, short necks and stubby black bills. They are easily identifiable by the white necklace of feathers at the top of their necks and a delightfully distinct cackle. Brant Geese arrive in flocks on the east coast of central Vancouver Island…

  4. Mating Dance

    2022-02-12 22:10:30 UTC

    February is the month of love so it is only fitting that the featured image is one I have titled “Mating Dance,” featuring a pair of Pigeon Guillemots in breeding colours engaging in flirtatious play over the ocean waters of Burrard Inlet in Vancouver, B.C.. Pigeon Guillemots are seabirds that…

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