Monthly Archives: August 2016

DNCB Outing No. 2016-35 to Drayton Harbour & Semiahmoo Spit, Blaine, Washington

Ten DNCBers enjoyed a wet but fun Wednesday morning circling Drayton Harbour and Semiahmoo Bay in Blaine, Washington.  Check out some photo evidence on our new DNCB Flickr website. Eight of us (Pat & Manli, plus WR Al, and Mike … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blaine Marine Park, Caspian Tern, Cooper's Hawk, Drayton Harbor, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-necked Grebe, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-34 to Iona Regional Park

Ten DNCBers spent a very enjoyable, but frustrating Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  We saw lots of neat species, but we had a frustrating time trying to identify the different warblers, sandpipers, flycatchers and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alder Flycatcher, Iona, Merlin, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Wandering Tattler | Leave a comment

Starry Night at Deas Island Park & Ladner Animal Expo at Memorial Park

Delta Nats: Your fantastic DNS Display Team had our hands-on, educational and very popular Display at two events this past weekend.  We participated in Metro Vancouver’s annual Starry Night at Deas Island Park on Saturday evening, August 20, then again … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2016-33 to Cypress Mountain Park

Eleven DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning walking the trails of Cypress Mountain Park.  Along with the spectacular vistas and exhilarating mountain walk to Bowen Lookout, we also had a few neat sightings of flora and birds.  Check out the … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cypress Mountain, Evening Grosbeak, Gray Jay, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Vaux's Swift, Western Tanager, Yew Lake | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-32 to Salt Spring Island

Eleven DNCBers enjoyed our Gulf Island Ferry outing to Salt Spring last Wednesday.  Check out the photo evidence on our new DNCB Flickr website.  Note: Our Picasa site will be shut down soon; we are working on transferring all our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mew Gull, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, River Otter, Salt Spring Island, Thayer's Gull, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-31 to Cheam Lake

Photos by Roger (RM), Brian (BA), Chris (CM), Terry (TC) from DNCB Flickr site Twenty-two folk met at Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Park (CLRP) to spend a glorious Wednesday morning walk, and we saw a few birds too.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cedar Waxwing, Cheam Lake Regional Park, Cooper's Hawk, Crayfish, Green Heron, MacGillivray's Warbler, Osprey, Pacific Sideband Snail, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-eyed Vireo, Turkey Vulture, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment