Birds of Coastal Metchosin

Our rocky shores, our beaches, our shallow offshore waters, our estuaries and our forested headlands all provide habitat for an incredible range of birds. This gallery will present some of the unique avian varieties of our coastal waters. Photographs have been provided by Raisa Mirza, Ryan Murphy, Alex Fletcher, Mike Robinson and Garry Fletcher.

Other images and details of these birds may be found in the
Race Rocks Gallery and Taxonomy

New and past  bird sightings and regular census of birds at Race Rocks are recorded on the Log at

Birds of prey, herons and vultures:


Ducks, Geese Cormorants and Grebes: