Drake Wood Duck perching pretty
A common raven I found on top of a mountain!
Varied Thrush my banding group was lucky enough to band!
Finally!! My first Wilson’s Warbler shot :)
You guys seem to like the Steller’s Jay so here’s one of our smallest birds: the Anna’s Hummingbird (weighing less than a nickel!)
We have incredible bird diversity in the Lower Mainland - I’ll start posting some of my favourite birds I’ve found around here - starting with a familiar friend, our Provincial Bird: the Steller’s Jay
Finally! A Varied Thrush that posed for half a minute - usually they are so damn skittish. Shot at 1/30th of a second!
A handsome Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Harrier on the ground! A first for me!
Common Loon stretching out her wings
Belted Kingfisher excreting - Definitely one of the sillier things I’ve seen in my camera’s LCD screen
Northern Flicker in vertical climbing mode
American Robin. An often-underrated local bird
Golden Crowned Kinglet from last week’s westcoast snowfall. I can’t believe these tiny active birds can survive harsh winters!
Fierce looking Bushtit perched on drying marsh grass
Spotted Towhee - an underrated common backyard bird!
Canada Jay coming in for landing!
Common Loon with a beautifully sharp red eye!
Hooded Merganser in some nice fall colours
Anna’s Hummingbird on the very tip of a blackberry stem
Steller’s Jay peeks out to say “Hello!”
Common birds don’t always get enough love! Song Sparrow in an action pose - found on a coastal rocky bluff, these guys can live just about anywhere it seems...
Tiny Pacific Wren - best singing volume to weight ratio around!
I can’t believe this happened! The usually skittish Common Merganser swimming towards me!
Vibrant Backyard Stellar’s Jay
A new lifer for me and one that I’ve been waiting a long time for: Clark’s Nutcracker!!
Green Heron peeking into focus
Song Sparrow profile
Harlequin Duck in flight (a first for me!) - I love how his wing just barely touches the water
A new lifer for me and a rare bird for my area at this time. Snow Bunting I caught during golden hour
Brown Creeper shot at 1/100th - these guys just love moving fast in bad light, a photographer’s nightmare
A Sandhill Crane family walked within a couple feet of me yesterday, here’s a photo of one of the parents and their juvenile.
My first subject of 2020 was this beautiful Short-Eared Owl!
Varied Thrush closeup - bad light but a nice bird
Red Breasted Nuthatch in exquisite form!
My new iPhone background! Yellow Rumped Warbler on berries
The Surf Scoters are back! Their bills are absolutely insane - really brightens up the winter coastline
Winter is bearable because of the influx of cute seaducks like this Bufflehead!
A bushtit finally stood still for me!
Another of the same Varied Thrush! A male foraging on a gravel path in the rain
A Cute Coot that looks like she wants to cozy up to someone
Hi! Which raptor did I capture chasing a Northern Flicker?
Yellowbutt on a low perch. These guys surprised my last spring and were all over the ground at my campsite
Anna’s Hummingbird with a dreary backdrop. Makes that pink shine through!
Cedar Waxwing takes a break from his berry lunch to show me his tummy!
Fidgety Golden Crowned Kinglet (finally) frozen in time
Great Blue Heron bringing a tree branch to his nest
Fox Sparrow breaking the doldrums of Song Sparrow photography
Short Eared Owl shot through brambles. I’m so impressed that my camera’s autofocus locked on for a sharp image!
A trio of Harlequin ducks on a rocky shore of coastal British Columbia. So glad the winter ducks are coming back!
Not quite a lifer but definitely the first decent photo I’ve taken! Bewick’s Wren!
Horned Grebe swimming one way and looking another - there’s something suspicious about him...
Is there any duck more striking than the male Hooded Merganser?
I found a cooperative Anna’s Hummingbird yesterday and took So. Many. Photos. Here’s one of my favourites, such a silly leaning back look he’s giving
A Purple Gallinule with some funky, huge feet and beautiful peacock-esque colours!
Great Egret balancing
The Belted Kingfisher has long been my bogey-bird. I’ve managed some still shots from a distance but never anything in flight... until now!
Birding in Florida for my first time so my life list has exploded. Here are some raucous Black Skimmers quibbling as they wait out some heavy wind
Is there a word for “photographic lifer?” - my first shot of a Short Eared Owl!
Hooded Merganser I found in my local duck pond!
Here’s another backyard classic: the Red Breasted Nuthatch. I’m sure those with feeders recognize this silly honker
Backlit Junco beauty in the snow
Came up on my stream when Jack Wilshere scored his second goal
I’m so excited for my upcoming trip to Florida. Last time I went I was very new to bird photography and this was one of my only decent shots. I can’t wait to go again with better gear and way more experience! Tricoloured Heron with fish
This female Anna’s Hummingbird was watching multiple males display at my local park. I love her gold accents !
Hot Sellers: up to... 80%, 90%, 00% off?
My first Northern Mockingbird! New lifer!
Beautiful male Anna’s Hummingbird. Suburbs of Vancouver, BC
Just inherited a Crock Pot, my first slow cooked meal ever! Going to be enjoying some pulled pork in 6-8 hours :D
Vancouver and the Lower Mainland are the northernly breeding range for Anna’s Hummingbirds (and the most northernly year round range of any hummingbird in the world!)
Cedar Waxwing taken with my phone through binoculars!
A new lifer! An evening grosbeak chowing down on some mussels and barnacles on the beach
Hobbes is one of us
Nigiri Combo I got last night
Homemade Chicken Strip Log Cabin
Sushi for dinner in Vancouver, BC!
Finished pulled pork! With homemade aoili, garlic butter and coleslaw!
The Unicorns - Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone? [1280x1248]
In some crazy, alternate universe
Serbian youth player with a very lengthy name!
Oh man I can't even 
Looking radiantly clueless as always at the beach
Any love for a floppy eared Mal? - Kocco
I found Abeid, clearly a glitched player using the GTN. Excellent CM!
Easy mac grilled cheese sandwich on broken bread and a dirty plate.
Why won't you let me sleep at 3 in the morning?
Meet Bahlouli, a physical monster and one of the best dribblers in the world!
Lifeguard on the coast, 1920′s