Sunshine Coast, BC. Raccoons are omnivorous and will feed on insects, worms, fish, amphibians, fruit, nuts and seeds. They are regular visitors to the cherry trees in our garden!
Early One Morning
Sunshine Coast, BC. This coyote was heading back to her/his den early one morning. To avoid humans many Coyotes are most active at dawn and dusk. This also gives them the best chance of finding rodents, their preferred prey.
Sunshine Coast, BC. This female Rufous Hummingbird looks as if she is sleeping but really she is just blinking. It would be wonderful to see a sleeping hummingbird. And maybe hear little hummingbird snores!
Sunshine Coast, BC. A male Bald Eagle trying out some tricky flying moves.
Winners and Losers
Sunshine Coast, BC. A female Bald Eagle carrying a raven chick back to the nest for her young.
Sunshine Coast, BC. A female Bald Eagle searches for prey for her young eaglet
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. Anna's hummingbirds overwinter on the southern BC Coast - an incredible feat for such a tiny bird!
Eagles in the Mist
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. A pair of bald eagles watch over their nest on surrounded by swirling coastal mist
Ready for the Rut
Sunshine Coast, BC. From the size of his antlers I would say this Black Tailed Deer male is more than ready to compete for females in the Fall rut
Duelling Northern Flickers
Sunshine Coast, BC. Male Northern Flickers engage in fencing duels to establish territories and attract mates and here they are fencing ... on a fence!
Sunshine Coast, BC. Steller's Jays open hard nuts and seeds by pounding on them with their bill.
Sunshine Coast, BC. Peregrine Falcons hunt a wide range of birds, including kingfishers! Happily for the kingfisher, he/she got away!
Sunshine Coast, BC. This female Belted Kingfisher with the red chest band is trying to teach her youngsters how to fish
Sunshine Coast, BC. Bald Eagles often choose dead trees as perfect lookout spots
Sunshine Coast, BC. Many dragonflies perch on twigs or rocks to watch for passing prey
Sunshine Coast, BC. Northern flickers are woodpeckers but usually feed on the ground where they catch ants and other bugs.
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