Here are some shots from around Nanaimo, each one taken some time this last month.
These are from Pipers Lagoon:
Yes, that little crab is walking on Marije’s arm, and that little snake is about to hide underneath her boot.
The next few are from Neck Point Park:
This gull picked the wrong starfish to swallow. The above picture was taken seconds after catching it, and when I came around 80 minutes later, the starfish was still lodged firmly in his throat…
This heron was a more successful hunter, he caught and swallowed fish after fish:
There’s always something to see at the Pacific Biological Station:
The downtown waterfront is a nice place to visit too:
And last but not least, here’s one of the many deer that visit our backyard, eating one of the ‘deer-proof’ plants:
Cute little thing isn’t it?