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Second photo of an Anna's Hummingbird at UBC (a couple of days late)

Anna’s Hummingbird / Colibri d’Anna / Calypte anna: For some reason, I completely forgot to post this second photo, as I promised a few days ago… 37 more words


Former Point Grey pro Dick Munn passes

Dick Munn, one of the most influential club pros of his generation in British Columbia, died Wednesday morning in Kelowna after a battle with cancer. 359 more words

Vancouver Sun

Bushtits: Photo essay

Today’s instalment of the bird photos I’ve taken over the past few months features a photo essay of one of the smallest birds found in the Metro Vancouver area, the Bushtit* (Mésange buissonière / … 224 more words


Chip Wilson plans 8,000 sq ft dock at Vancouver home in April Fool's joke

VANCOUVER – Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has tongues wagging in his pricey Point Grey neighbourhood after a sign went up outside his home.

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Plans for helipad at Chip Wilson's Vancouver mansion are foolhardy

A sign posted outside billionaire Chip Wilson’s Point Grey mansion raised the ire of at least one of his neighbours.

On Monday afternoon, we received an email from a concerned Point Grey resident who told us Wilson, who made billions as founder of Lululemon athletic wear, was planning on building an 8,ooo-square-foot helipad that would float just off the shore of his $57-million house. 370 more words


Composition matters: Steller's Jay at UBC Vancouver

This photo of a Steller’s Jay is a classic example of why composition matters: If I had gone a few meters to my right and bent down a bit further, I would have gotten a better shot of this bird, since its tail would not have been cut off by a random twig, while still avoiding the appearance of twigs in front of its eye. 53 more words


That looks berry delicious, doesn't it?

American Robin / Merle d’Amérique / Turdus migratorius: Taken at the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia on January 30, 2015 with a handheld Nikon D5200 and AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED (ISO 500, 300mm, f/5.6, 1/1000).