Looking northwest from Spanish Banks. I took the express bus toward UBC today, hoping to get off at the Jericho Park pond and watch some ducks. The express bus did not stop at the pond, so I headed to Spanish Banks instead. The sun had just set when I arrived, but I did get to […]
Great Blue Heron at CRAB Park. I saw this heron last week, a few meters from where I took the picture of a seagull with a starfish in its mouth.
Seagulls eat starfish! This is a well documented fact on the internet. But, until yesterday, I had only seen seagulls eat bread, french fries, pizza and fried chicken. I once saw a seagull try to swallow half a bagel whole. I thought the gull was nuts. Turns out seagulls commonly swallow things whole. They swallow […]
Jericho Beach, Vancouver, Canada. Mid-January.