Monthly Archives: October 2019

DNCB Outing No 2019-45 to Whidbey Island, USA

ploFourteen DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful sunny and clear Tuesday visiting several parks on Whidbey Island in Washington State, plus a magnificent ferry ride.  There are already some spectacular shots on our DNCB Flickr site (more to come). Some left Petra’s … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-44 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Twenty-one DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny day in Delta and had a very productive outing, first to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, then our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence of our bird, mushroom, plant and people sightings … Continue reading

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DNCB Report No. 2019-43 to Jericho Beach Park

Twenty-four DNCBers wandered around Jericho Beach Park in Vancouver on an overcast, but dry Tuesday morning.  We had a few neat sightings, lots of post-Thanksgiving chats, and a delightful lunch.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Harbour Seal, Jericho Beach, Pelagic Cormorant, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-42 to Brunswick Point

Nineteen DNCBers braved the windy and cool elements on what turned out to be a very pleasant and productive Tuesday morning outing along the dike trail at Brunswick Point.  We saw lots of migrant waterfowl and shorebirds, and other good … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brown Booby, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Sanderling, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-41 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit Park

Thirty-two DNCBers joined part or all of our Tuesday morning outing to the White Rock pier then Blackie Spit Park in South Surrey.  We saw lots of neat stuff, including rarities, and you can see the incredible photo evidence on … Continue reading

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