Monthly Archives: June 2011

DNCB Outing No. 2011-26 to Brunswick Point & the North Forty

Seven weirdos weathered a windy Wednesday (Roger & Rose, Mike & Lorna, Hans Ulf, Sleepy Alan and me) at Brunswick Point, and then a more enjoyable and successful late stint at the North Forty.  Hi-lites were an American Bittern, nesting … Continue reading

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2011-25A North Forty Report

Son Scott and I visited the North Forty Park behind Boundary Bay Airport today (Sunday, June 26) for a couple of hours in mid afternoon (3:00 to 5:00 p.m.).  It was hot, sunny and a beaut outing: we got all … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-25 to Pitt Lake Park

Nine participants (Rick & Marg, Roger & Mike, Lorna, Anne, first-timer John Whittaker, our local guru Larry Cowan and me) enjoyed a beautiful morning of birding at the Pitt Polder Park at Grant Narrows.  Hi-lites including our “destination birds” were: … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-24 to SAMWMA and Ladner Harbour Park

Nine participants enjoyed a quiet (i.e. not a lot of neat species seen) Wednesday morning of birding at the South Arm Marshes Wildlife Management Area (SAMWMA) and Ladner Harbour Park, before the shameful riots and the Canucks heart-breaking loss.  We … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-23 to Elgin Park and Blackie Spit

A Dirty Dozen of birders (Rick & Marg, Ken & Anne & newbie Christie, Eleanor, Lorna, Mike B, Anne M, Marian, Donna and me) spent a beautiful Wednesday morning at historic Stewart Farm and Elgin Park, and then at Blackie … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-22 to Burnaby Lake Park

Fifteen participants (Rick & Marg, Ken & Anne, Roger & Lorna, Hans & Eleanor, Mike & Terry, Anne, Paul, Jim, Ron and me; Wow, big group) enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday morning of birding on an “away trip” to Roger Meyer’s … Continue reading

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