Yellow-billed Loon at Schooners Cove: Photo by Ralph Hocken
A winter plumage Yellow-billed Loon was seen at the Schooner Cove Marina at Nanoose Bay.
The Loon was seen just off the road looking towards the boats in the Marina.
Also there were a pair of Barrow's Goldeneyes, two Horned Grebes, a Common Merganser, two Bufflehead and a Pied-billed Grebe.
A Sandhill Crane was seen at the sharp turn of Hammond Bay Road just up from Pipers Lagoon in Nanaimo today.