Nature's Way ...
During the summer, many songbirds call Gabriola home. That is, until the Sharp-shinned Hawks appear.
Hummers in The Garden
Fifteen feet outside the garden gate, four newly-planted cedar saplings needed water, and apparently so did a Rufous Hummingbird.
Beautiful Days in Ladysmith
Birding around Nanaimo
Birding around Nanaimo is always interesting because of its climate and variety of parks, rivers, and mountains. People come from all over the world to enjoy the natural beauty and add to their life lists. I met a lovely Dutch couple, and she, who also spoke Russian and was an amateur singer, sang a Russian folksong as we walked through the forest looking for birds. It was magical!