Monthly Archives: July 2013

DNCB Outing No. 2013-30 to Yew Lake/Cypress Bowl

Marian, Gerhard, Glen, Kay, John, Sheila and myself (Roger) departed Petra’s at 7:30 sharp heading for Cypress Bowl.  Deciding to avoid the downtown rush hour traffic, I took the shortcut via the Second Narrows bridge (picking Mike up on the … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-29B Cruise in San Juan Islands

Six DNCBers (Tom, Sheila, Anne M, Pauline, Lorna, Al) met in Blaine to take the San Juan Island Cruise (see website/blog http://www.whales.com/).  Terry Carr took the same tour earlier on July 13. The following Report by naturalist Victoria Souze is … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-29 on the Gulf Island Ferries

Nineteen DNCBers met on the Salt Spring Ferry round 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday for our all-day Island Ferry “Birding” Outing.  It was a glorious day and it was a wonderful Island Cruise, but we didn’t see a lot of different … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-28 to Hi Knoll Park & Brydon Lagoon

other DNCB 2013-28 Photos coming soon! Below this Report are details of • Gulf Island Ferry Tour Wednesday, July 24 • Bellingham boat trip – Saturdays until Aug 24 We had another huge turn-out (21 participants) on another glorious BC … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-27 to Tsa Tsu Heronry, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Alaksen and Reifel

Photos by Terry, Jonathan, Marion, Glen, Roger & Ken will be added soon! I persuaded/conned my naturalist friend Justin Peter with Worldwide Quest Nature Tours to write the DNCB report for our “local” outing on Wednesday morning to the Heronry … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-26 to Lighthouse Park & Whytecliffe Park, West Vancouver

Photos by Terry, Roger, Marion, and David Thirteen lucky DNCBer’s enjoyed a glorious Wednesday morning at a new destination for us, Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver, and then to Whytecliffe Park and Horseshoe Bay for lunch.  Hi-lites included: several Western … Continue reading

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