Monthly Archives: April 2017

April 21 2017 Action Central in the Wild

The sea is the great provider. Now the Shearwaters from Australia and New Zealand are out in Hecate Strait again in spite of the big seas this past week. Hundreds of them soar over the waves, black silhouettes against the … Continue reading

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April 7 2017 Swans in the Storm

The three Tundra Swans were tucked into themselves as a storm raged around them. Our neighbour, who lived overlooking Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary, was concerned and wondered if they needed help. It was a valid concern, birds need our help more … Continue reading

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April 14 2017 Spring Birds Return

Tree Swallows are back, twittering over the dunes. It’s been a week of new arrivals. Townsends Warblers sing faintly in the trees, an Orange-crowned Warbler flits and dives into the underbrush and Rufous Hummingbirds appear island-wide. The big birds, Sandhill … Continue reading

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