Monthly Archives: August 2014

DNCB outing No. 2014-34 to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver

Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB) & Marion Shikaze (MS) Eighteen DNCBers spent another beautiful Wednesday morning wandering through the woods of Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver.  Not a lot of birds seen but some gorgeous scenery in … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing Report No. 2014-33 to Reifel

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Delta Wednesday morning at Reifel Bird Sanctuary. Hi-lites included: seeing our target bird Stilt Sandpipers and lots of inane chatter among an eclectic group of like-minded weirdoes.  Check out Ken’s, Tony’s and others’ photos (soon) … Continue reading

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DNS Display at Richmond Raptor Festival, Terra Nova Park

On Sunday, August 17, Delta Nats participated in the annual Richmond Raptor Festival.  Similar to the previous Ladner Animal Expo and Starry Night events, we used Roger’s van to cart our Display material to Terra Nova Park.  This event runs … Continue reading

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DNS Display at Starry Night, Deas Island park

On Saturday evening, August 16, Delta Nats again had their Display at the annual Starry Night event at Deas Island Park.  This event is co-organized by Metro Vancouver Parks and Delta Corporation Parks & Recreation.  We had three tables of … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2014-32 on Galiano Island

On Wednesday, seventeen “weathered” birders enjoyed a wet but mild ferry ride and strenuous but healthy walk around beautiful Galiano Island.  The idiosyncratic group included: our self-proclaimed Leader Roger with newbie ferry-afficionado Kristin, our chauffeur White Rock Al, photog & … Continue reading

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Delta Nats Display at DCAS Animal Expo, Ladner

On a hot and sunny Sunday, August 10, your Delta Naturalists’ Society set up our hands-on Display at Ladner Memorial Park for the 6th annual Delta Community Animal Shelter (DCAS) Animal Expo.  It was our first time displaying at this … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2014-31 to Brunswick Point

Photos by Jonathan, Terry, Glen, Liz, Marion & Ken on DNCB Picasa site More than 20 “almost birders” enjoyed another gorgeous Delta morning wandering along the dike path at Brunswick Point.  The Shorebirds are arriving here in big numbers for … Continue reading

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