Tag Archives: BC Coast


Watching the Herring Spawn

Early last month, as in March every year, the herring on the Eastern Vancouver Island stretch of the BC coast return to spawn and as their wonder of nature turns the water a glimmering shiny […]


Keep Up Son

Photography aficionados will tell you one of the key rules of wildlife photography is not to use shots of the animal ‘showing its teeth’ as it can be construed as threatening to the viewer. Well, […]


Friday Flashback – Crown of Gulls

Today’s Friday Flashback is from April 21st 2014 and is entitled ‘Crown of Gulls‘ – a little ‘messy’ but a shot that has become an art card favourite amongst many. Original text: “Here is a […]


Camouflaged Wolf

Here we see a wolf photographed here on the BC coast one May morning a couple of years back. I love this shot as a brilliant example of how the colourization of the coastal wolves […]


Lorquin’s Admiral

The Lorquin’’s Admiral (Limenitis lorquini) is a slightly smaller ‘Admiral’ butterfly with a wingspan averaging 5 – 7cm that can be found here on the southern coast of British Columbia between June and August. Although […]


Friday Flashback – The King’s Head

Today’s Friday Flashback is from March 14, 2014 and is entitled ‘The King’s Head‘ – a king of the Khutzeymateen out for his morning swim! Original Text: “This is one of my favourite shots from […]


Friday Flashback – Young Marten

Today’s Friday Flashback is from January 27th 2014 and is entitled ‘Young Marten‘ – a young pink salmon pirate making away with some tasty tidbits! Original Text – “Here is a shot of a young […]


Friday Flashback – Wolf Pup

Flashback is back! To help get us through the winter months and to keep two posts a week coming in I thought I’d bring some memories back for some and a delve through the archives […]


Wintering Black Bears

So far here on the BC coast and here on Vancouver Island in particular we have had a fairly mild winter. Because of this people have been seeing one or two black bears around. This […]


Grizzly Cub Portrait

I thought we’d kick off the new year with a young grizzly bear cub of the year photographed one late June day in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary here on the BC coast. Although enjoying […]


Barred Owl 2

We hear them often, but rarely get to see the barred owls that like to hang around our tiny part of Vancouver Island here on the BC coast. This guy was sat in a tree […]


The Queen Swimming By

I was watching the Queen of the Khutzeymateen feeding out on a grassy knoll one day when she decided she was going to head back to the main shore. She just entered the water and […]