(Un)Common Goldeneyes

This gallery contains 4 photos. I’d been hoping that this single lady–aptly named for her glowing ember orbs–would return to the new Centennial Beach pond–and she did! Her curiosity got the better of her, and this time she swam even Continue reading

A Curious Bufflehead Drake

This gallery contains 2 photos. This is the famed Bufflehead drake sentry that calls Burnaby Lake home, and he takes his patrol duty very seriously — giving me a quick onceover as he swings by the floating dock. Buffleheads are Continue reading

A Pensive Wood Duck Drake

Perched on a fallen log (and living up to his name) is this colourful drake, one of several Wood Duck “fixtures” at Piper Spit. Burnaby Lake is home to the largest concentrations of Wood Ducks–hands down, the most colourful waterfowl Continue reading