Monthly Archives: December 2012

DNCB Outing No. 2012-55 to Ladner Farm Fields & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

On New Year’s Eve Monday morning, twelve DNCBer’s (Donna, Lorna, Jane, Ken & Anne, Roger, Paul & newbie Sue with Quinn, Bryan without Janet, Kay and me) enjoyed an initially foggy and occasionally snowy morning, that cleared up nicely as we … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing Report No. 2012-54 to 64th St. Dike and Reifel

Six brave souls (Susan, Lorna, Marion, Marti, Ken and me) enjoyed a dry and surprisingly nice Monday morning of birding on the dike at 64th Street, then at Reifel Bird sanctuary.  Hi-lites were: some neat Warblers, Saw-whet and Snowy Owls … Continue reading

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DNCB “Birds on the Bay” Outing No. 2012-53 to BBRP

On a mild and unusually almost sunny Wednesday morning, December 12, about 24 folk (wow!) participated in our quarterly DNCB Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  Hi-lites were: good looks at several duck and shorebird species, a posing Cooper’s Hawk, … Continue reading

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Report on DNCB Outing No. 2012-52 to BBRP and the Dike at 72nd & 64th Streets

I’m baaaaack!!!  Nine DNCBer’s (Lorna, Gerhard, Paul and home-schooled daughter Quinn, Sheila, Kay, Ken, Roger and me) met at Petra’s last Wednesday, December 5 for my first DNCB outing since returning from 7+ weeks holidaying in Western Australia.  Hi-lites of our outing to … Continue reading

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