Coastal Waterbird Survey

Waves resurface food  Birds gather at winter time Count them from the beach Birds are great indicators for assessing the state of our environment.  They inhabit forests, lakes, oceans and wetlands.  They migrate thousands of kilometres and rely on healthy ecosystems along their journey.   Programs like those developed by Bird Studies Canada provide a platform … Continue reading

Short-eared Owl

A Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) soars across Delta’s Boundary Bay in our Photo of the Week by Joerg Rockenberger in a shot snapped in January with a Canon EOS-1D MarkIV.  The Short-eared Owl is found in open grassland areas and has a wide distribution, including North and South America, Eurasia and many islands of Oceania. … Continue reading

Snowy Wingspan

Besides the obvious beauty of our Photo of the Week, I am most impressed with this photographer’s precision in snapping this great shot of the Snowy Owl. With impeccable clarity, Sharon Talson has captured a great sense of movement and detail in the Snowy Owl wingspan. I’m intrigued about the events that followed this picture and … Continue reading

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