Monthly Archives: October 2016

DNCB Outing No. 2016-43 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary via Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty and TFN Lands

See more photos at DNCB Flickr site With the day still in darkness 9 of us met at Petra’s and left in three cars for the ferry jetty.  Roger (myself… still without volunteers to do this blog), Gerhard and the … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2016-42 to Brunswick Point

See more photos at DNCB Flickr site At 7:00 AM this morning in Ladner there was monsoon rain and the prospects for birding looked pretty dim.  However the Petra’s group of four, Mike, Val, Terry and Glen, felt that it … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2016-41 to Iona Regional Park & Sewage Lagoons

See photos at DNCB Flickr site Twenty-seven DNCBers (names listed at the end of this Report) enjoyed a beautiful, sunny autumn morning at Iona Regional Park.  The air was crisp and clear, the mountains were spectacular, and the tide was … Continue reading

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BBRP Fall Nestbox Report Oct. 6, 2016

Bird Nest Boxes in Boundary Bay Regional Park The Delta Naturalists Society maintains about 30 Bird Nest Boxes in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  These are primarily for Tree Swallows.  There is also one Barn Owl box in a remote area … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2016-40 to Queen Elizabeth Park

Fourteen DNCBers spent an overcast but dry and comfortable Tuesday morning wandering around the gorgeous flower beds of Queen Elizabeth Park in downtown Vancouver.  There seemed to be a “fallout” of Warblers in the trees so we had lots of … Continue reading

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