Thousands of waterfowl, including surf scoters, Brant geese and other birds, were gathered to feed in the waters off Rocky Point in north Nanaimo on Friday, April 6. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

VIDEO: Ducks and geese flock to north Nanaimo waters

Surf scoters, Brant geese and other birds, gathered to feed in the waters off Rocky Point in Nanaimo

Thousands of waterfowl, including surf scoters, Brant geese and other birds, were gathered to feed in the waters off Rocky Point in north Nanaimo on Friday, April 6.

Residents of the area, some who’ve lived there 25 years, said they had never seen such a large flock gather in the area before.

The birds arrived Thursday and continued to flock there throughout the day Friday.



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