Once again I went out to take photographs today and came home empty. This is a real cold snap we are having. I've just read about a recently discovered allergy - to cold. I think I have it. Anyway, here's another of my favorites from the archives, a Chestnut-backed Chickadee.
Situated on the far west coast of Canada, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital city of the Province of British Columbia. Its benign climate (the warmest winters in Canada) and placid lifestyle make it a favorite retirement location as well as a popular tourist destination. About 400,000 people live in Victoria and adjacent communities. Click the photos to see them larger!