I was walking the beach the other day and this little guy popped his head up. Taken on the eastcoast of Vancouver island B.C. Canada,north of Courtenay. Pentax K20D 70-300 zoom. As is.


b c canada, courtenay, mink, sunrise, vancouver island, al williscroft


  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartabout 5 years ago

    Glad you had your camera to record the moment Al – I didn’t know what to expect based on the thumbnail but was bowled over by the adorable little mink emerging from the rocks when I enlarged!

  • Thank you Georgie!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 5 years ago

    amazing capture! bet it was a nice surprise and love how you got those catchlights in his eyes

  • It was a surprise dinghy! thank for the comment!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • Tainia Finlay
    Tainia Finlayabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful Al!! What a gorgeous sight for you and image for us to share! :D A fave for me ♥

  • Thank you Tainia!

    – Al Williscroft

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 5 years ago

    Wow ! amazing capture ,what a treat to see one of these !!

  • Hi Trudi! thanks!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • Marjorie Wallace
    Marjorie Wallaceabout 5 years ago

    Fabulous capture. You can just feel the surprise this little guy must have felt to see you. Great timing!

  • He surprised me too lol! thanks.

    – Al Williscroft

  • E.R. Bazor
    E.R. Bazorabout 5 years ago

    Instant favorite…
    Now I just have to remember this photo when I go to Feature work.

  • Thanks so much E.R.!!!

    – Al Williscroft

    JUSTARTabout 5 years ago

    wonderful shot
    love the way he looks

  • Thanks justart!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerabout 5 years ago

    We have a couple of these little creatures at our dock but never quick enough to capture them. You have done a wonderful job of capturing him Al! Perfection my friend! :) Fave…

  • Thanks again Gail, it was pure luck lol!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeabout 5 years ago

    lol…..This is just way too cute. Awesome capture and nice find. He is a cutie.

  • Hi Kat, thanks!!

    – Al Williscroft

  • Barbara Applegate
    Barbara Applegateabout 5 years ago

  • Wow again!!! thanks!!

    – Al Williscroft

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