Greater Victoria, Gulf Islands, Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo and Centrial Island, Port Alberni, Tofino, North Island
I was out on a boat this morning fishing with my father and was half birding at the same time. Highlights include: common murre, long tailed duck, a beautiful breeding male horned grebe, as well as well over 100 pigeon guillemot, and all the species(Brant's, Double crested, pelagic). And finally, 5 of those cute little rhinoceros auklets.

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