Monthly Archives: September 2011

DNCB Outing No. 2011-39 to Alaksen and Reifel

Lorna, Gerhard and I spent a miserable Monday morning at Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  It rained all morning; through our often fogged up binocular we saw nothing earth-shattering.  Hi-lites were: Peregrine Falcon roosting next to … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-38 to Blackie Spit, 104th Street and the North Forty

Eleven birders (Lorna, Mike, Eleanor, Gerhard, Roger, Terry, Alan, Lorraine & Jonathan and Sam) joined me at Blackie Spit in South Surrey then on the dike between 104th and 88th Streets and then finishing the morning at the North Forty … Continue reading

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“Birds-on-the-Bay” Outing No. 2011-37 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

About 20 participants, including Nat members, newbies and visitors from the UK, Richmond, West Vancouver, New Westminster and even Boundary Bay, enjoyed a rushed but productive 2 ½ hour walk this morning around Boundary Bay Regional Park in Tsawwassen.  Hi-lites … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing 2011-36 to Alaksen and Reifel

Eight birders (Terry, Hans-Ulf, Lorna, Marion, Gord, Alan, Mike and me) met at Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) to begin a gorgeous Wednesday morning of birding on Westham Island.  Hi-lites were: Willow Flycatcher, Yellow-rumped Warbler and a Merlin munching on … Continue reading

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