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Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Parksville
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Pacific Wren
The Tuesday bird walk went to Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville. The morning was cloudy with rain and wild winds off the Strait of Georgia as we felt the remnants of Hurricane Ana’s heavy rains and wind. Pacific and Bewick’s Wrens caught our attention as we saw them low in the bushes. We spotted a Varied Thrush high up in a conifer tree. We watched as a Red-tailed Hawk hovered in th

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Oct 29, 2014
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions
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Vancouver Island Sunset
For those familiar with Vancouver Island, her place in the Conde Nast 2014 Readers' Choice Awards as one of the Top 30 islands in the world will come as no surprise! What do you love most about Vancouver Island? Please share in the comments below!

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Oct 27, 2014
Category: Multi-Adventure Excursions  |  Location: Qualicum Beach
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For All Seasons
Parksville and Qualicum Beach are more than summer time destinations - they are places for all seasons! In the spring, come for the herring fishing and to see the birds, summer, the beach, of course, fall is a great time to explore the downtown streets with their unique shops and restaurants, and in winter its the perfect place for a peaceful getaway! Source: Adele Cave, 2014 myPQB Story Contes

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Posted By: Sharyn Sadauskas on Oct 24, 2014
Category: Museums  |  Location: Qualicum Beach
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Qualicum Beach Museum
Of all the places we frequent, Qualicum Beach and Parksville remain some of our very favorites with stunning landscapes, seascapes, heritage and sights and sounds to take in and enjoy. Each season reveals a very unique tapestry, with the summer season being bright, warm and active with countless visitors making their way here for vacations and getaways. The winters are more quiet, leaving the vi

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Posted By: Toad Hollow Photography on Oct 23, 2014
Category: Bird Watching  |  Location: Parksville
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Harlequin Duck
The Tuesday bird walk went to the Englishman River Estuary, Plummer Road side in Parksville. The morning was cloudy with a few light showers. There was a stiff sea breeze off the Strait of Georgia. A Barred Owl was spotted perched on a hydro wire just off Highway 19a along Plummer Road at the start of the walk. Two Bald Eagles, a Sharp-shinned Hawk, a Northern Harrier and a Cooper's Hawk wer

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Posted By: Neil Robins on Oct 22, 2014
 
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