Author Archives: Pierre Cenerelli

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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Stanley Park Ecology Society and Birds…

As promised in my two previous blogs for Bird Canada, here is the second instalment on Vancouver’s Stanley Park. This time around, I will focus mostly on the history and activities of the Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES), especially with … Continue reading

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Pigeon Guillemot: Photo Essay

In my last blog post, I had promised to follow up with a look at the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Circumstances have led me to change my plans. Fear not! I will talk about SPES and birding and bird conservation … Continue reading

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History and Birds: Stanley Park (Vancouver, BC)

Vancouver’s Stanley Park is one of Canada’s important urban parks, not only because of its large size, but also because of the richness of the ecosystems it shelters. More specifically, it features an important, year-long bird population, particularly during the … Continue reading

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