Went out for the monthly shore bird count this morning in the midst of the Polar Vortex hitting the west coast.About -8 C with a cold wind off Douglas Channel which probably made it even colder than airport windchill of -15. Even the birds, it seems, were huddling some place hidden for warmth.
A bald eagle hovers over Douglas Channel at sunrise. (Robin Rowland)
Ice on a snag (an old log) at the Kitamaat Village waterfront looks like alien invaders. (Robin Rowland)
Sunrise over Douglas Channel on an icy Sunday morning. (Robin Rowland)