Archived Video of Marine and Terrestrial Birds at Race Rocks

Nesting Seabirds, Migrating stopover species, and winter roosting species are portrayed in these videos.

 oystercatcher  Black Oystercatcher Feeding  Oystercatcher nesting  hatching
 Overwintering Blk. Oystercatchers. behaviour
Taxonomy File
 Blk. Oystercatcher feeding in the intertidal zone. Taxonomy File  Black Oystercatcher nesting behaviour  Taxonomy File  Black Oystercatchers on hatching day Taxonomy File
 Harlequin Ducks  pigeon guillemot    
 Harlequin Ducks overwintering Histrionicus histrionicus
Taxonomy File
 Pigeon Guillemots Cepphus columba
Taxonomy File
Feeding by Guillemot Cepphus columba
Taxonomy File
 Pigeon Guillemot scenes on Land and water. Cepphus columba
 Pigeon Guillemot    Ruddy Turnstone feeding
 Pigeon Guillemots on the western side of Race Rocks Cepphus columba  The Short-billed Dowitcher
Limnodromus griseus
Taxonomy file
 Black Turnstones Arenaria melanocephala  Ruddy Turnstone  Arenaria interpres
     
The Glaucous winged Gull feeding Taxonomy File David and Satoshi,did a live webcasting project, and made these videos  of gull behavior   May 1: Breeding in the colony has started and will continue throughout May and June.
       peregrine
 August 2003- A helicopter causes adult gulls to attack scattering chicks = heavy mortality  North Western Crow Corvus caurinaus  Eagles congregate at Race Rocks in January  4 slideshows of Peregrine Falcon by Pam Birley
 eagleat 56k brandt's cormorant thayers wind  Great Blue heron
Juvenile Eagle eating a harbour seal  Brandt’s Cormorants Thayer’s gulls over-wintering  Great Blue Heron Ardea herodius
 Black Oystercatcher chicks
 June 22, 2008 Hatching
Black Oystercatcher