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Cowichan Valley Railway No. 25

Cowichan Valley Railway No. 25 at the BC Forest Discovery Centre No.25 was used during the construction of the Great Northern Railway (now CNR) grade through the Fraser Canyon, and later to transport fill for the construction of North Vancouver … Continue reading

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BC Forest Discovery Centre

Cowichan Valley Railway #25 on the trestle over the Somenos Marsh

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Bald Eagle

Manwe, a Bald Eagle at Pacific Northwest Raptors

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Pacific Northwest Raptors

A handler discussing one of the raptors at Pacific Northwest Raptors

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Bald Eagle

Manwe, a Bald Eagle at the Raptors

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Harris Hawk

Annakin, a Harris Hawk at The Raptors

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Harris Hawk

Annakin, a Harris Hawk at The Raptors

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Barred Owl

Wellie, a Barred Owl at The Raptors (PNWR) in the Cowichan Valley. Barred Owls (Strix varia) are also known as the Hoot Owl or Eight Hooter, and are sometimes erroneously called the Bard Owl.

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Bald Eagle

Manwe, one of the bald eagles at The Raptors in the Cowichan Valley

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The bird handler

A Peregrine Falcon with one of the handlers at The Raptors The fastest animal on the planet, Peregrines have been recorded diving at speeds over 300 km/h. These adaptable avian hunters are one of the most widespread species of bird … Continue reading

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