Category Archives: nature

Birds on the beach – Kye Bay

Gulls on the beach at Kye Bay – a lot of gulls… Related Posts:Birds at the beachPachena Bay – A seagullAir Force Beach – Sea gullsAir Force Beach – Sea gulls

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Cowichan River Estuary – Fall reflections

A moment in time at the Cowichan River Estuary – reflections of nature on the water, and a moment reflecting on the vanishing forest products industry. Related Posts:Cowichan Bay – man and natureCowichan Bay – EaglesCowichan River Estuary – Stone … Continue reading

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Seagulls or Sea Gulls?

Seagulls or Sea Gulls? What most people refer to as seagulls or sea gulls are actually birds in the scientifically classified family Laridae- the gull and tern” family with more than 35 species in it. Gulls at Point Holmes, but … Continue reading

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Point Holmes seagulls

Raucous seagulls at Point Holmes – these birds are hardly ever quiet, but when they have a reason to make some noise they sure do! Point Holmes is a beautiful section of coastline on Baynes Sound, which in turn is … Continue reading

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St Ann’s Catholic Church

St Ann’s Catholic Church viewed from the Cowichan River Estuary Related Posts:St Ann’s Roman Catholic ChurchSt Ann’s Catholic Church and CemeteryCowichan River Estuary – Stone Butter ChurchStone Butter Church

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Cowichan Bay – Man and nature

The eagles over the Cowichan River Estuary don’t appear to be bothered by the freighters anchored in Cowichan Bay. Neither do they appear to be in the least concerned with the wooden pilings that were once used for log booming. … Continue reading

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Baynes Sound fog

Fog hugging Denman Island on a foggy west coast fall day Related Posts:A foggy day – Baynes SoundBC Ferries – Denman WestBuckley BayA bit of Denman

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Buckley Bay

Buckley Bay and Denman Island on a foggy west coast fall day Related Posts:BC Ferries – Buckley BayMV QuinitsaBC Ferries – Buckley BayBC Ferries Buckley Bay – The herring fleet

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Cowichan Bay – Eagles

Eagles in a tree overlooking the Cowichan River estuary Related Posts:Cowichan River Estuary – Stone Butter ChurchCowichan Bay – man and natureStone Butter ChurchBoxcar

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Stone Butter Church

The long-abandoned Stone Butter Church high on a hill over the Cowichan River Estuary Related Posts:Cowichan River Estuary – Stone Butter ChurchStone Butter ChurchSt Ann’s Catholic Church and CemeterySt Peter’s Anglican Church

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