Monthly Archives: March 2017

DNCB Outing No. 2017-12 to UBC Botanical Garden

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site For a record 29 of 31 days in March, it rained, including on our Tuesday outing to UBC Botanical Garden.  Very few birds, but some gorgeous flowers seen by surprisingly, eleven dedicated DNCBers.  … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2017-11 to Brunswick Point

It was another wet and rainy Tuesday morning with only six DNCBers braving the “normal” BC elements at Brunswick Point… We estimated 60,000 shorebirds (wish we could ID the different species) were feeding at Roberts Bank this morning, along with the thousands of ducks, mostly Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon and Mallards. About 20 Trumpeter Swans were along the distant shoreline too. Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2017-10 to Serpentine Fen

Rainy-day Birders at Serpentine Fen – minus Glen (photographer) & Al S. (departed early) Click on photo to see large version more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eleven stubborn DNCBers braved the constant rain (It’s BC!) on Tuesday on … Continue reading

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DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2017-09 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), David Hoar (DH):  more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-five participants, including five Newbies, enjoyed a mild and sunny … Continue reading

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