Photos of the Day

PQB News reader Mike Yip of Nanoose Bay shares this great shot. “The Varied Thrush is one of our prettiest winter birds,” he said. “It usually skulks in the forest until cold weather or snow forces it out in the open to search for food.”

YOUR PHOTOS: PQB News readers offer a sampling of their impressive photography skills

GALLERY: Submissions capture incredible wildlife, scenery shots

 

PQB News reader Tony Markle shares this amazing shot of a great blue heron about to have a vole for lunch. If you have a photo or video you would like to share in print or online, email them to editor@pqbnews.com.

YOUR PHOTOS: Hungry heron makes a meal of poor vole

Tony Markle shares amazing wildlife shot

 

This pooch was enjoying the weekend snowfall in Errington. (Barbara Sil photo)

SNOW DAYS: PQB News readers share their photos from a snow-filled weekend

Your photos: Pets, children and interesting snow creatures

 

PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)

Life by the bay in Parksville: 4,800 time lapse photos

PQB News reader David Kaube shares his latest project

PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)
A 40-foot tree was hit by lightning at approximately 4 a.m. in Errington on Friday, July 31. Milea Howell notes there were pieces of tree all over the yard. (Peter McCully photo)

Lightning leaves pieces of tree all over Errington yard

Strike took place at approximately 4 a.m. on Friday, July 31

A 40-foot tree was hit by lightning at approximately 4 a.m. in Errington on Friday, July 31. Milea Howell notes there were pieces of tree all over the yard. (Peter McCully photo)
Who… are you? Fawn meets owl in Errington. (Margaret Baldwin photo)

YOUR PHOTOS: Fawn meets owl in Errington

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Who… are you? Fawn meets owl in Errington. (Margaret Baldwin photo)
Watercolour of Mark Watson. (Dave Davies photo)

YOUR PHOTOS: Watercolour of local volunteer Mark Watson

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Watercolour of Mark Watson. (Dave Davies photo)
A squirrel attempts to make off with a small Canadian flag from the yard of Ali Weidlich of Qualicum Beach. (Ali Weidlich photo)

‘Patriotic’ Qualicum Beach squirrel tries to make off with Canadian flag

YOUR PHOTOS: ‘PQB News’ reader shares pics

  • Jun 30, 2020
A squirrel attempts to make off with a small Canadian flag from the yard of Ali Weidlich of Qualicum Beach. (Ali Weidlich photo)
PQB News reader John Blackburn sends in this shot from a recent golf outing in Qualicum Beach.

YOUR PHOTOS: Golfer forced to use ‘tree wood’

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  • Jun 8, 2020
PQB News reader John Blackburn sends in this shot from a recent golf outing in Qualicum Beach.
Pictured, from left: Vancouver Island Ladies Car Club members Edith, with a 2017 Alfa Romeo C4; Tamara with a 1983 Grand Prix Broughton; Nancy with a 1990 Corvette; and Tammie, with a 1966 Mustang. (Photo submitted)

YOUR PHOTOS: Car club members stage ‘Flash Cruise’

Social distancing rules applied

  • May 31, 2020
Pictured, from left: Vancouver Island Ladies Car Club members Edith, with a 2017 Alfa Romeo C4; Tamara with a 1983 Grand Prix Broughton; Nancy with a 1990 Corvette; and Tammie, with a 1966 Mustang. (Photo submitted)
Photo submitted by David Beatty. “This photo was taken in my backyard in Qualicum Beach. The hummingbirds spend a lot of time feeding at the ‘Red Hot Pokers,’” he said. David Beatty

YOUR PHOTOS: Collection of pictures shared by our many talented ‘PQB News’ readers

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  • May 17, 2020
Photo submitted by David Beatty. “This photo was taken in my backyard in Qualicum Beach. The hummingbirds spend a lot of time feeding at the ‘Red Hot Pokers,’” he said. David Beatty
PQB News reader Al Westnedge sends in this fantastic shot of an Anna’s hummingbird visiting a rhododendron tree. If you have a photo you’d like to share online or in print, email a high-resolution copy to editor@pqbnews.com

YOUR PHOTOS: Hummingbird visits rhododendron

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  • May 9, 2020
PQB News reader Al Westnedge sends in this fantastic shot of an Anna’s hummingbird visiting a rhododendron tree. If you have a photo you’d like to share online or in print, email a high-resolution copy to editor@pqbnews.com
PQB News reader Mike Yip sends in this amazing shot of feeding time for some local eaglets.

YOUR PHOTOS: Feeding time for hungry eaglets

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  • May 7, 2020
PQB News reader Mike Yip sends in this amazing shot of feeding time for some local eaglets.
PQB News reader Al Westnedge sends in this shot from May 6 of the supermoon.

YOUR PHOTOS: Supermoon over Parksville Qualicum Beach

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  • May 7, 2020
PQB News reader Al Westnedge sends in this shot from May 6 of the supermoon.
PQB News reader Patti Burt shares this terrific shot of the town of Qualicum Beach is at the end of a rainbow on May 4. (Photo by Patti Burt)

YOUR PHOTOS: Qualicum Beach at the end of a rainbow

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  • May 5, 2020
PQB News reader Patti Burt shares this terrific shot of the town of Qualicum Beach is at the end of a rainbow on May 4. (Photo by Patti Burt)
PQB News reader Nancy Randall shares this scenic photo of Mount Arrowsmith.

YOUR PHOTOS: Mount Arrowsmith shows heart

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  • Apr 12, 2020
PQB News reader Nancy Randall shares this scenic photo of Mount Arrowsmith.