Yesterday was a beautifully sunny day, and I made the most of it by exploring Moorecroft Regional Park in nearby Nanoose.
It was my first time there, and I was delighted to find only a dozen other people there. When I visit similar parks in Nanaimo the visitor count usually runs well over a hundred, so this was a marked improvement.
The wildlife sightings were pretty standard, which isn’t a bad thing at all, as many of the usual suspects made an appearance: herring gulls, bald eagles, harbour seals, sea lions, and of course it wouldn’t be ‘winter’ without a colourful assortment of diving ducks.
Here are some pictures:
After spending a few hours near the sea I got up and went into the forest part of the park, which was nice too: