Tag Archives: Georgia Strait

Fanny Bay – Sea Lions and fishing boats

Each winter California Sea Lions congregate in Fanny Bay while they wait for the herring to spawn in February. The herring fishermen would prefer that the Sea Lions were not eating the herring and salmon, and the Sea Lions would … Continue reading

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Point Holmes – just a bird on the beach

A bird looking for something to eat on the beach at Point Holmes

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A moment in time at Point Holmes

A low tide combined with clouds and snow on the mountains – beautiful

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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

Rathtrevor Beach – a memory of the way it never was when I was young

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Seagulls

A flock of seagulls – chaos, noise, a graceful ballet…

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Fanny Bay oyster boat

One of the many oyster boats that work in Fanny Bay

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Omicron Trader

The bulk carrier Omicron Trader anchored in Ladysmith Harbour

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PCT 60 – Raven

Patrol Craft Training (PCT) 56, Raven preparing to return to HMCS Quadra after a day sail in Baynes Sound.

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HMCS Oriole

HMCS Oriole in Baynes Sound, shortly before her long trip to her new home port in Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Ototachibana

Ototachibana loading coal at Roberts Bank This is not a great shot of the bulk carrier Ototachibana – it does, however, illustrate the mixing of silt-laden fresh water flowing from the Frazer River with the saline tidal waters of Georgia … Continue reading

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