Tag Archives: ducks

Black Creek Barn

A barnyard scene, complete with sheep and ducks

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Ducks

Ducks on the shore of the Comox Estuary

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A duck

A nice duck…

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Miracle Beach – Blue Heron

A blue heron landing at Miracle Beach Provincial Park The blue heron is the largest heron in Canada. They are grey-blue in colour, with distinctive plume feathers on their head and breast. Herons are a fishing bird, preferring shallow intertidal … Continue reading

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Victoria – Turtles and ducks

Ducks and turtles sharing a log in a pond – Beacon Hill Park

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A pair of ducks

A pair of mallards – the drake (male) above, and the female duck below

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Courtenay Air Park

The Comox Estuary and the walk way trails around the Courtenay Air Park provide hours of bird watching, and the occasional air plane and float planes landing right next to you. This was a fairly windy winter day in late … Continue reading

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Trumpeters in the valley

I drove by in the summer as the corn was growing in the fields, then later in the early fall as the corn was harvested, and then again after the fields were ploughed over and the Trumpeter Swans returned to … Continue reading

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Trumpeters in the valley

I’m not sure which of these I like better – the picture with the Trumpeter Swans looking to the left, or the one where they are looking to the left? Comox Road

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