Monthly Archives: October 2012

DNCB Outing No. 2012-47 To Reifel Island via the Ferry Jetty & TFN Lands

It was a dark and stormy…and the small group (myself) met at 8:00 am at Petra’s to decide on the day’s  trip.  Because of the heavy traffic the group (myself) decided to  give the others a bit of extra time … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No: 2012-46 to WR Pier & Blackie Spit

Several of us locals met at Petra’s, Lorna, Sheila, Kay, Donna, Gerhard (recently returned from several weeks in Europe), John, and myself (Roger) and proceeded to meet the others, Ken and Anne, Brian and Janet, Dave and Donna, an Marion … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-45: Burnaby Lake

Thirteen, there’s that number again, casual birders traveled to Burnaby Lake hoping to find the Rusty Blackbirds that had been there for the past few weeks.  Lorna, Sheila, Kay, Hans and I (Roger) met at Petra’s and joined Jonathan, Ken … Continue reading

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Nestbox Construction with Peter Ward & Ken Hall

From Peter Ward: We had a good start on Saturday, October 6, and one Delta Nat (Kay) showed up, and displayed really good skills with measuring and layout.  So we had a good team of 3, Ken H, Peter and … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-44 on the Gulf Islands Ferries

Twenty-one of us left the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal on Wednesday, October 10 at 10:10 a.m. on the Queen of Nanaimo to begin our DNCB Gulf Islands Ferry outing.  It was foggy, but fairly mild, most of the day; we saw … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-43 to Iona Regional Park

Fourteen DNCBer’s enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday morning of birding at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent Sewage Lagoons.  Hi-lites included: three Ring-necked Ducks, Western Meadowlarks, lots of other Duck and Shorebird species, our first newly-arrived Snow Geese and some tasty … Continue reading

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