Author Archives: Pierre Cenerelli

Flight: A Photo Essay

Today’s post will focus on one thing most birds can do rather well: Fly! And as anyone who is a bird photographer can tell you, it can be rather difficult to capture flying birds, even with a good autofocus DSLR. … Continue reading

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Birds seen on my way to work: A photo essay

Presumably, many of Bird Canada’s readers take public transportation to get to work. One of the advantages of this mode of transportation is that you get to look around at your environment as you are travelling (you can do this … Continue reading

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Anna’s Hummingbird

My blog post this month is more or less the result of pure chance: At the beginning of the week, I decided to take a stroll around some of the outlying areas of UBC’s Vancouver campus to see if I … Continue reading

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Birding Controversies: Wilson’s Snipe and Others

This month, I will amplify a blog that I posted a few days ago on my personal website. This time around, I was hoping to talk to you about the Christmas Bird Count I did in North Vancouver on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Winter Birds Are Returning: A Photo Essay

This month, I would like to share a few photos I took a week ago in and around Lost Lagoon at Stanley Park in Vancouver. As the title suggests, many of our wintering birds (including a variety of ducks) are … Continue reading

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Of batteries and birds

Some of you may wonder what I am talking about, others will no doubt understand perfectly if you know a birder who is also a photographer and especially if you are a birder who brings a camera to work, so … Continue reading

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Better late than never (I guess)…

Better late than never (I guess)… So, for the first time since I have been posting stories on this blog, I am a few hours late – technically, I published a day late in most of Canada, but it is … Continue reading

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Birding in the Okanagan (BC)

A few weeks ago, I went to the Okanagan for the first time in over four decades. I don’t remember much about my early childhood visits, but this visit was quite memorable, not least because of the number of interesting … Continue reading

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On vacation!

Dear Reader, I am on vacation currently, but still wanted to show you this photo taken a few weeks ago of an American Robin with lots of juicy protein for its young! See you in August with a real post…

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Lighthouse Park (West Vancouver, BC): Photo Essay

My monthly post for Bird Canada will not feature any photos of birds (although I will have a few shots that show the result of bird activity, as you will see at the end), but will feature many pictures taken … Continue reading

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