Category Archives: Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast

15 things to do on the Sunshine Coast this summer

Does this incredible weather have you thinking about summer plans? Whether it’s a weekend getaway, or a full week of sheer bliss, there’s something on the Sunshine Coast for everyone, and every day. Here’s 15 great ideas to help with your summer planning and … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Watching a Great Blue Heron catch its dinner

We had an interesting visitor at Coracle Cove last night. It was the end of a hot, sunny day and the tide was low, providing a shallow basin of water at the shoreline.  I was wandering down to our dock … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – what are these birds trying to tell us?

The weather’s been crazy lately – freezing temperatures, wild wind storms… oh, and did I mention the rain? Will will it ever end?  Well, there’s a few signals out there, that better weather may be on the horizon.  Nature is … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Eagles active at Coracle Cove

Our resident family of eagles have been extremely active lately. While their nest is hidden  in the forest, as the day begins to lighten they return to their regular perches along our shoreline to watch for breakfast opportunities, and eagerly … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Spring Birding at Coracle Cove – Part 2

Spring is here and as you can see from this image, we’re having a little trouble keeping our bird feeders filled here at Coracle Cove. I took this photo from the outside deck off the suite and caught this Spotted … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Spring Birding at Coracle Cove – Part 1

As a novice birder, I’ve approached this new-found interest with enthusiasm, and one of the great things that I’ve learned about birding is that it has a season. Migratory birds set off from distant points south, and arrive here on a schedule that has been … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – The Birding signs of Spring on the Sunshine Coast

We’re hearing lots of old familiar sounds these days, more signs that the winter season is giving way to Spring. This Song Sparrow is one of the earliest singers and also one of my favourites. He has a beautiful song, with several bright … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #2 – Birding at Sechelt Marsh

Sechelt Marsh has a winding trail around a small pond with a smaller island in the middle. The pond is fed by both fresh and tidal water, offering a rich habitat, and an abundance of ducks, mostly Mallards and other common species … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #1 – Sargeant Bay

It’s birding season and when the skies cleared yesterday afternoon, I set out with my camera and tripod in hopes of capturing some of our recently arrived visitors. Unfortunately the wind was conspiring against this, and I was a bit … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – Cormorants at Coracle Cove

We continue to have periodic visits from these majestic birds throughout the year, and can often see them perched on our dock with their wings outstretched. Most studies suggest that Cormorants spread their wings simply to dry them, although some … Continue reading

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