Monthly Archives: January 2015

DNCB Outing No. 2015-4 to Terra Nova Park in Richmond

Twenty-five DNCBers enjoyed a very mild (~14 degrees) and pleasantly dry Tuesday morning wandering around the rejuvenated Terra Nova Park (TNP) in Richmond.  Lots of neat bird sightings including a rarely seen Common Teal.  Check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB Report No. 2015-3 to Point Roberts, WA

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another glorious sunny Tuesday morning wandering around a number of Parks in Point Roberts, USA.  Hi-lites included seeing lots of neat species, some in breeding plumage, plus 3 Grebe species, 3 Scoter species, 3 Cormorant species, and … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing 2015-2 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-five (WOW!) DNCBers braved the very foggy conditions on Tuesday and had a decent, not super, morning of birding at Iona Regional Park. Hi-lites were few although the White-fronted Geese and a Northern Shrike carrying prey were neat.  And lunch … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2015-1 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Parks, Washington, USA

Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Tony Mitra (TM), Jim Kneesch (JK) & Bill Denham (BD) Thirteen lucky DNCBers had a very productive Tuesday morning of birding around Drayton Harbour in Blaine, Washington.  Hi-lites included four Grebe species, some pelagic divers, … Continue reading

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