Monthly Archives: August 2012

DNCB Outing No. 2012-38 to Tsawwasen Ferry Port & Reifel Sanctuary

On another beautiful Wednesday morning in LotusLand, thirteen DNCBer’s (Ken & Anne, Jonathan & Lorraine, Bryan & Janet, Hans, Jackie, Jane, Mike, newbies Marguerite and Sheila, and me) enjoyed birding utopia again at the Tsawwassen Ferry Port, then on to … Continue reading

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Richmond Raptor Festival

Your Delta Nats had another awesome Display today (Sun. Aug. 26) at the Richmond Raptor Festival at Terra Nova Park.  We (Jennifer, Donna, Alan and me) set up our hands-on Display at 9:30 a.m. and there were people, including lots … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-37 to Manning Park

Fourteen DNCBer’s enjoyed a super “nature” Wednesday at Manning Provincial Park in the Cascade Mountains, located about 2 to 3 hours drive from Vancouver, between the coastal rain forest and the semi-arid Okanagan.  We were four car loads: 1. Comedic … Continue reading

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Starry Night at Deas Island Park

Metro Vancouver Parks estimate that there were about 450 people (~200 fewer than last year), mostly kids, at the Starry Night event at Deas Island Park tonight (Sat. Aug. 18, 7:30-10:00 p.m.).  It was a very comfortable evening, but the … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-36 to Tsa Ferry Port and Reifel

It was another glorious Wednesday morning for 8 DNCBer’s (Bryan & Janet, Jane Z, Mike B, Kay G, Alan P, Jackie D and me).  We started at the Tsawwassen Ferry Port, drove to and toured Reifel Bird Sanctuary, and then … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-35 to Maplewood Flats

Lucky thirteen again (Jane Z, Marion S, Ken & Anne, Director of Operations Roger, Mike B, Lorna, Hans-Ulf, Kay G, Guru Anne, new photog Leona B, local expert and leader Derek K, and me) enjoyed a very interesting and comfortable … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-34 to Blackie Spit

Seven eager birders, Lorna, Kay, Hans, Gerhard, Marion S, and Mike and Roger met at Petra’s and then departed for Blackie Spit where we met Ken and Anne B.  Kay, driving on her own, managed to find us after a few dead … Continue reading

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