Birder: Surf Scoter on the coast


The Cowichan Valley and many other sites on Vancouver Island are exceptional places to see birds of all kinds, migrating, overwintering or nesting here (just like Alberta retirees looking for warmth, say the realtors). The surf scoter is not only odd looking but it also has some surprising habits. Listen to local biologist Carol Hartwig for the full story. The introductory theme music was written and performed by violinist Gabriel Dubreil from Vancouver. For more information go to


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