Monthly Archives: October 2013

DNCB Outing No. 2013-43 to White Rock and Blackie Spit

Seventeen DNCBers (Roger, Mike, PB Lorna, Hans, Sheila, returnee Dave M, “lost” Marian, Marion & Marti, Anne A w/o golfer Ken, Donna, Gareth, South Slurry Al & Pauline, local Leona, “mechanically-disinclined” Jean and me) enjoyed a gorgeous, sunny and mild … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing Report No. 2013-42 to Queen Elizabeth Park and VanDusen Garden

Photos by Jonathan, Terry, Roger & Ken – click on any photo to see larger version Twenty-five (or more?) participants enjoyed a foggy but beautiful Monday morning outing to Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park and VanDusen Botanical Garden, a new destination … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-41 to Boundary Bay Dike at 104th Street

Photos by Roger, Tony & Jonathan Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Thanksgiving Monday morning walking the dike path around Boundary Bay from 104th Street to the Mansion and back.  Hi-lites included American Pipits, Pectoral Sandpipers, both Kinglets, and thousands of … Continue reading

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BBRP Fall Nest Box Review

On Tuesday, October 8, Peter Ward, Terry Carr and I spent more than 3 hours trudging through swamp and blackberry bushes in Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP) to check our Delta Nats Nesting boxes.  Fortunately, it was a beautiful morning/afternoon.  … Continue reading

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Barn Owl Box installed in North Forty Park

Peter Ward, Terry Carr, Roger Meyer and I installed a Delta Nats Barn Owl Nesting Box in the North Forty Park on Tuesday, October 8.  Peter and Ken Hall had originally constructed the box for Delta Nats to install in … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-40 to Iona Regional Park

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful Fall Monday morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent Sewage Lagoons.  Hi-lites included: shorebirds, raptors, ducks and warblers; read on for specifics.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Picasa site (if you … Continue reading

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