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Vancouver highrise

 

North shore across the bay

Gastown, Vancouver

 

False Creek towards English Bay

Granville Island public market

 

Seafood at Granville market

Stanley Park, a wildlife oasis in the city

 

Giant trees in Stanley Park

Beaver lake

 

Sturdy tree

Stanley Park Red-eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans), an introduced species to the region

 

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

American Beaver (Castor canadensis)

 

I was lucky to see this animal close-up late in the evening

North American Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

 

Any food here?

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

 

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) ducklings

 

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Black phase Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)

 

Douglas Squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii)

Glaucous-winged Gull (Larus glaucescens)

 

Ischnura cervula, a damselfly in Stanley Park

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)

 

Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus)

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)?

 

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Open-boat whale safari from Vancouver to Vancouver Island

 

On whale safari, wearing a survival suit

A pod of transient Killer Whales near Vancouver Island. While resident killer whales eat fish, transient pods feed on marine mammals

 

Killer Whales near Vancouver Island

Breaching Killer Whale

 

Breaching Killer Whales

Harbour Seal

 

Vancouver Strait scenery