Yes, Bow pond is hidden gem for birding in the South Saanich area. Neat place and I am sure it opens up as the leaves fall. In summer, the trees and bushes surrounding the pond obstruct viewing in some of the areas.
Bow Park, Fethham Park, Brodrick Park is a green way of mature garry oak stretching from Fethham Rd to the MacKenzie overpass near Braefoot School. A few rare birds have shown up here through the years and I think it is lightly birded, so it may contain more species than we know about.