A Light Touch
Sunshine Coast, BC. An adult Bald Eagle lands on a stgand of Arbutus trees in early morning light
Song and Dance Man
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. This Spotted Towhee paused for a moment on a Douglas Fir tree before heading to a nearby feeder. They sing their song year round and find food using a two footed back and forth shuffle
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. Bald Eagles have such attitude!
Swoop,. Snatch and Swirl
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. Bald eagles hunt for fish which it snatches from the water with its long talons
Through the Garden Fence
Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada. This Spotted Towhee paused for a moment on a Douglas Fir tree before heading to a nearby feeder.
Time to Nest
Sunshine Coast, BC. Female Red-winged blackbirds build their nests by weaving stringy stems and wet leaves around stiff reeds. Here she is teasing strands from an old seed head.
Sunshine Coast, BC. A male Varied thrush waits for his turn at the bird feeder
Two Hearts as One
Sunshine Coast, BC. Bald eagles mate for life and work together to raise their young and defend their territory
Sunshine Coast, BC. Two Harbour seals snooze on a rock at sunrise
Flock at Sunrise
Sunshine Coast, BC
A Rock and a Hard Place
Sunshine Coast, BC. Great Blue herons rely on stealth to catch their prey. This heron is hoping to catch some fish by hiding behind some rocks
Sunshine Coast, BC. Each fall Doig;as squirrels spend countless hours gathering walnuts to add to their winter stash .... but every now and then they stop for a sample!
Sunshine Coast, BC. Ravens mate for life and stay together throughout the year, not just during the breeding season
Sunshine Coast, BC. Great Blue Herons are stealth hunters. This heronis waiting patiently for a fish to swim past within reach
A Tough Nut to Crack
Sunshine Coast, BC. It's fascinating to watch Steller's Jays as they crack hazelnuts. They hold the nut between their feet on a hard surface like this branch and whack it with their beak a few times. This Jay had the nut open with 3 whacks
Ready for Fall
Sunshine Coast, BC. Anna's hummingbirds are resident on the Sunshine Coast year round. As the leaves turn in fall they begin to rely on nectar feeders supplied by kindly residents
Sunshine Coast, BC. This Steller's Jay has cracked open a hazelnut to get at the nutritious seed inside.
Sunshine Coast, BC. This Great Blue Heron feeds in a brackish cove
Sweet Summer Honeysuckle
Sunshine Coast, BC. This female Rufous Hummingbird feeds from one of the last honeysuckle flowers of the summer
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