Category Archives: flora and fauna

Fried Egg Jellyfish – Peter Cove South

A few weeks ago one of our favorite coves became home to many jellyfish. There were Moon Jellyfish and Lion’s Mane Jellyfish, but the most impressive were the Fried Egg Jellyfish. From the kayak we watched them surface and dive, … Continue reading

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Orca Sighting

On Sunday we were treated to quite the sight as we traveled through the Gulf Islands by ferry. As we sailed near Galiano, three orca whales, two adults and one younger whale, swam off the coast of the island. The … Continue reading

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Morning Visitor

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Having a Hoppy Day

We had a little friend visit us on our deck today. He sunned on our planter, and then hopped up our lattice and siding.

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Seals – Part 1

For the last little while we’ve been watching the rock that sits a bit past Peter Cove (Pender Island, BC, Canada). The rock is interesting enough, but what really intrigues us are the seals that frequent the rock. We finally … Continue reading

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Green Flowers

Well I just about posted a “green” post up before the end of St. Patrick’s Day. I was hoping to have these bright and breezy green colored flowers up first thing this morning and then THIS happened. Anyways a 58 … Continue reading

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The Eagles Have Landed -Gowlland Point, Pender Island

Bald Eagles at Gowlland Point, South Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada   Photography by Debra Hunter http://www.debra-hunter.com . . . . . . Ads appearing on this site are property of “WordPress”.

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February Crocuses

Last week, upon reaching the island, we drove down to Peter Cove North to take in the view before heading to our house . While walking back from the beach to our vehicle parked in the little cul-de-sac a bright … Continue reading

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Mini Mushrooms

I love shooting mushrooms. Perhaps it is because when you are young mushrooms are in fairy tales and stories of fairies and magic. These teeny tiny mushrooms were growing out of the staircase leading to our deck. Mushrooms tend to … Continue reading

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The First Daffodils of Spring

Most of Canada is still stuck in the depths of winter, however out in the Gulf Islands of British Columbia spring is in full swing. This past weekend of warm temperatures sent spring flowers into bloom. Each day more and … Continue reading

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