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December Delights

It’s been a cold week here with the temperature dropping well into minus figures overnight and frost that has lasted for several days when the sun hasn’t reached it. 439 more words

Barrow's Goldeneye

There are two species of Goldeneye that are in the Cowichan Valley in winter, the Common Goldeneye and Barrow’s Goldeneye.  Barrow’s is much less common, distinguished by the crescent on its face while the Common has a circle.  105 more words

Nature

Chef Leysath Reveals His Secret to Delicious Waterfowl: Hi Mountain Seasonings Brines

RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 21, 2016) — Do you love waterfowl hunting but aren’t a fan of eating your harvest? Don’t blame the birds. It is all in the preparation. 516 more words

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HOLIDAY GEAR GUIDE TOP TEN GIFTS ANY HUNTER WOULD LOVE TO UNWRAP AND BRING BACK TO CAM

HOLIDAY GEAR GUIDE

TOP TEN GIFTS ANY HUNTER WOULD LOVE TO UNWRAP AND BRING BACK TO CAMP

Avian-X Topflight Sleeper/Preener Mallards – Molded from carvings by world champion carver Rick Johannsen,  1,179 more words

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Mute Swans at Cowichan Bay

The Mute Swan above was one of a group of ten near the shore of Cowichan Bay not far from the Nature House.  It was high tide when we drove back from Mill Bay through Cowichan Bay and I saw them from the car as we were driving by so we had to stop.  115 more words

Nature

The White Pelicans Have Arrived!

White Pelicans migrate to Florida from the Mid-west each year for the Winter.  There is now a flock of about twenty here in my neighborhood that arrived today.   173 more words

Birds

Between Storms Again

Squall Line

I’m out  between squalls, following up reports of owl sightings–a Pygmy Owl on Observatory hill and a possible Snowy Owl at Panama Flats. Lately, my owl luck has been pitiful, even when I concentrate really, really hard. 252 more words

Birding