Tag Archives: Point Holmes

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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Sea lions – a bit too close

A stand-up paddleboarder and kayakers getting way too close to the sea lions hunting row herring off Point Holmes. This interferes with the hunting, stresses the sea lions, and could easily turn into a tragedy if the sea lions decide … 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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The first storm

I stopped at Point Holmes to sea what nature brought when the first storm of the season arrived on Vancouver Island. A spectacular day for wind surfers and photography…

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A Vigilant Seagull

A seagull standing watch at Point Holmes

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Seagulls – black and white

A black and white session with a nice seagull – alongside the Comox Estuary just off Dike Road (Comox Road) near the old Lafarge wharf.

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Seagulls – in for a landing

A seagull sliding off of his landing pad at Point Holmes

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Seagulls

Seagulls at Point Holmes I love black and white – it’s a powerful medium that is highly technical, incredibly artistic, and capable of shaping how we perceive people, the world, and moments in time that may or may not have … Continue reading

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