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DNCB Outing No. 2017-27 to Bowen Island

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site

Our “away” outing on Wednesday to Bowen Island was an enjoyable, but epic outing for nine DNCBers.  Check out the few photos on our Flickr site at: … 888 more words


Pileated Woodpecker

This gallery contains 3 photos. North America’s largest woodpecker has been another hit and miss for me. Two years ago, I found my first Pileated Woodpecker, a gorgeous 563 more words


A Pileated Woodpecker Up Close

A declining maple tree with a dead central leader was the stage. Our largest woodpecker, hammering away in decayed wood in search of ants and other insects, provided the entertainment. 181 more words

Nature Photography

Eyes Peeled

I’m not sure at what point I turned the corner to a full-on bird nerd. I’d always casually observed them around my parents and had definitely looked through binoculars at birds, mostly on our annual visits to Florida. 238 more words


Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

The location of this Provincial Park is great as it’s only minutes from the heart of Parksville, B.C. The sites are all very private and surrounded by old growth forest, but if you are looking for power, water or sewer this probably isn’t the place for you. 125 more words

British Columbia

Schodak Island State Park, Schodak Landing, New York

I didn’t pick this campground! Flood plain location, built on dredge spoil, near two rail lines AND under a turnpike bridge. Really, who decided to put a state park here? 429 more words