Category Archives: photography

Photo Monday: GBBC in Parksville

This past weekend was the Great Backyard Bird Count! Hope you all had time to look out the window and admire the local and migrating birds that have returned.   Photography courtesy of Ralph Hocken. Share and Enjoy:

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The Crest of Mid Vancouver Island

Double Crested Cormorant Did you know that the Double Crested Cormorant is the only local cormorant you will see on fresh water or flying over land?  Less common than other types of cormorants, the Double Crested Cormorant can be spotted … Continue reading

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Photo Monday: Best Outdoor Spa in Nanaimo

Almost time for spring cleaning! Time to look at the garden and see all those healthy looking plants called weeds growing.  Photography courtesy of Ralph Hocken. Share and Enjoy:

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Photo Monday: What colour is my bill?

My bill is yellow! I am a Yellow-billed Loon! Not to common here in Parksville Have another look at your loonie! There is more than one species of Loon. Ralph was at the right spot and had perfect timing to … Continue reading

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Photo Monday: A Nanaimo Mocking Driver

turning the wheel – Northern Mockingbird in Nanaimo Ralph found this Northern Mockingbird taking a break on a pipe in Nanaimo.  Usually they are more common in the southern states.  The mockingbirds are related to catbirds and enjoy eating insects. … Continue reading

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John Poirier’s Exhibit

Come to the Nanaimo Art Gallery this Saturday, January 22nd (1-3pm) for the opening reception for John Poirier’s new photography exhibit which will run until February 5th.  Mr. Poirier is a renowned photographer originally from Yellowknife who now makes his … Continue reading

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