Welcome to the Island Rambles Blog

Hi my name is Nora Flower and Welcome to my blog world. This is a nature and birding photo blog about Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. I am trying to be a birder and I take photos of the birds and scenery I find. I hope you enjoy your time here and please come back again. PHOTOS WILL ENLARGE IF CLICKED. The photos are slide show enabled if you click on them. If you click on the top lighthouse photo it always takes you to the most recent summary list of my postings.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Panama Flats Pond


Panama Flats Pond:

I moved a while ago and it was a difficult move for me.  It was not far from the other location but was more inland from the ocean. This week is "p" week at ABC so will toss a few of those here and there. I will post about Panama Flats.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Great Horned Owls Victoria




Planter Box Owls in Victoria, B.C.


Only Great Horned Owl babies today.  These are the Planter Box owlets. These two shots were taken in the sun so the light was really good for the long lens.  They are so cute and seem to like to cuddle and hug each other a lot.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Weekend After




Well it is the weekend after a sad week in the news.  Unbelievable tragedy in Boston and now the explosion in Texas.  I hope the world can just stay safe.  My heart goes out to those affected by these events. It is incredibly sad.  I feel unable to do much of a blog this weekend so just a few pictures and quotes.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

The New and The Old

 Northern B.C.

 Now here we are with some new and some old, nostalgic photos from the past.  Some are taken with the new tiny Panasonic FZ200, some were taken by my husband nearly nine years ago, some taken recently by me.  Join me in my nostalgia. (using up the "N" words for ABC Wednesday). There are numerous photos in this post so I put in a break.

Nootka Sound
 I just want the world to give nature the opportunity to survive.Freddy Mella


"I have a lot of concerns that you're taking away from nature what nature gave to us."
Barbara James

Cowichan Moon Night Shot

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.” Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Lovely Island Life for L


I am LATE...for all the weekly memes again.  It is "L" week at ABC so here are some Local "L" photos.  Hope you Like them.  These two shots are from Witty's Lagoon this week. It was a hot, hot weekend in the sun here in my Lovely Island Life.



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