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Friday, June 3, 2016

Backyard Birds & 4 Nasty Diseases

For a summary of four of the most common diseases backyard birds get - and how you can help prevent them - see my BirdCanada post here.

House Finch with conjunctivitis and Rufous Hummer.
Luckily, the bacteria does not affect hummers. 

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Coal Tankers in the Pacific Flyway?

A battle is raging here on Gabriola Island. Once again, it's big industry versus locals and the environment - one that includes a lot of birds that use the Pacific Flyway. I wrote about it here: BirdCanada

Photo by Kristin Miller.

Thank you to all the talented Gabriola photographers who contributed their photos!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The Bald Eagles of Gabriola

My February BirdCanada article is about GROWLS' Eagle Monitoring Program - and Bald Eagles in general. It's chock full of amazing photos of Bald Eagle nests by talented and generous Gabriola photographers. Many many thanks!  

Family of Baldies near Whalebone. Photo by Bill McGann. 

Read it here > Love is in the Air

Friday, February 19, 2016

A Gabriola Christmas Bird Count Photo Display

Many many thanks to all the talented Gabriola photographers who contributed their wonderful photos to this post. To view, click here > BirdCanada

Fox Sparrow on a snow day