Vancouver Island Birds Photo Gallery
The Comox Valley birds are as varied as the locations you find them in, from large predator species to the smallest. At royston house we experience over 50 different bird species throughout the year including the birds that winter near the K'omoks Estuary. Photography Contributors: Rick S Reeve, Bob MacMillan, Lindsay Branson, Frank Bryant, Paul Crawford, Tony Robinson.
Royston Greenway bird identification by naturalists:
Most of these bird photos are included below as part of the Royston House Bird Gallery.
See full Bird List HERE
To arrange for a Bird Tour of K'omoks IBA contact Ross @ 1 (877) 334-3719
K'omoks IBA is an amalgamation of former Important Bird Areas: Lambert Channel/Hornby Island, Baynes Sound, Comox Valley, and they share populations of waterbirds common to this area. The K'omoks Estuary has a new Royston Waterfront Trail which is ideal for Viewing and Photographing Birds. Visit Website
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Gallery Bird List
Northern Pintail, Trumpeter Swan, Common Loon, Mallard, Wigeon, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, Greater Scaup, Common Goldeneye, Red-breasted Merganser, Bufflehead, Mew Gull, Killdeer, Dunlin, Great Blue Heron, Double-crested Cormorant, Bald Eagle, Northern Flicker, Northwestern Crow, European Starling, Red-winged Blackbird, Song Sparrow, Spotted Towhee, House Finch, Varied Thrush, Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, Chickadee, Long Billed Dowitcher, American Dipper, Coopers Hawk, Purple Martin, Raven, Gold Crowned Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Stellers Jay, American Robin, Black Eyed Junko, Turkey Vulture, Rufous Hummingbird, Annas Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Sharpshin Hawk, Merlin, Swainson's Thrush, Green Violet Swallow, American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing, Yellow Warbler, Savannah Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Evening Grosbeak, Northern Shrike, Harlequin Ducks, Ring-necked Pheasant, White crowned Sparrow, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser,Osprey, Red necked Grebe, Western Grebe, Wood Duck, Oyster Catcher, Pileated Woodpecker, Barred Owl.