Tag Archives: fall

Birds, boats, and the beach

Birds, boats, and the beach – looking across the Salish Sea from Goose Spit

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Birds on the beach – Kye Bay

Gulls on the beach at Kye Bay – a lot of gulls…

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Comox Marina boardwalk

Courtenay and the Beauforts as viewed from the Comox Marina boardwalk

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The Beauforts

Something a little bit different today – a bit of snow on the Beauforts. The snow is pretty and much needed to ensure that the Comox Valley and Cumberland water supply systems will have a good pack of snow for … Continue reading

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Salmon King

Salmon King in Victoria’s Upper Harbour

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C-FNNV

C-FNNV, a 1961 Cessna 172C at the Nanaimo airport

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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.

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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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RCAF CT-156 Harvard II

Tail number 156125, an RCAF CT-156 Harvard II at the Nanaimo airport Beechcraft RCAF CT-156 Harvard IIs are  trainer aircraft based on the Pilatus PC-9. The single-engine turboprop aircraft is built by the Raytheon Aircraft Company. Length: 10.18 m Wingspan: … Continue reading

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