The 30th annual Parksville Qualicum Beach Christmas Bird Count took place on Dec. 20 with many winged creatures spotted at Morningstar Golf Club. Here are some of the images captured by photographers Susan Knoerr, Melanie Roth, Greg Robertson and Bud Rowe. Thank you for sharing your photos!  

Photos by Susan Knoerr

Blue Winged Teal

Wood Duck and Chicks

Pied-billed Grebe

Photos by Melanie Roth

Anna’s Hummingbird

Bewick’s Wren


Northern Flicker

Photos by Greg Robertson

American Kestrel

Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Photos by Bud Rowe

Canada Goose


Chipping Sparrow

Cinnamon Teal

Downy Woodpecker

Golden Crown Sparrow

Golden Crown Sparrow

Golden Crown Sparrow

Northern Shoveler, Wood Duck and Blue-winged Teal


Ring-necked Duck


Savannah Sparrow

Snow Goose

Spotted Towhee

Yellow Warbler