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About dncb

DNS: Delta Naturalists are a group of nature lovers whose aim is to foster interest in the natural history of the Fraser delta by sharing and enjoying nature and promoting environmental awareness and conservation. DNCB: Delta Nats Casual Birders is a group of Casual Birders who go Birding at different locations each week, usually within the Lower Mainland or in nearby Washington State.

DNCB Outing No. 2018-32 to Burnaby Lake Park

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a hot Wednesday morning wandering the trails at Burnaby Lake Park.  Check out the beautiful photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site (more to come). Eight of us car-pooled nicely in two vehicles from Petra’s at 7:30 … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-31 to Blackie Spit Park

Photos by David Hoar (DH), Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Ken Borrie (KB) About 25 DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning in Blackie Spit Park in South … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-30 to Iona Regional Park

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a brilliant, hot & muggy Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park, a regular and always fruitful destination for us.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site.  Also see Roger’s photos of breaching Orca’s taken … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-29 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Summer Wednesday morning in Delta on a local outing to Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We car-pooled from Petra’s at … Continue reading

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DNCB Ferry Outing No. 2018-28 to Salt Spring Island

Only the Magnificent Seven DNCBers took the Ferry outing to Salt Spring Island on another gorgeous Wednesday.  We had a few neat sightings, but mostly just enjoyed a beautiful, and almost free, day among the idyllic Gulf Islands.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, Fulford Harbour, Ganges, Mink, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Salt Spring Island, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Western Wood-Pewee | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-27 to Surrey Bend Regional Park

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site. Twenty-seven DNCBers had a ball wandering around Surrey Bend Regional Park (SBRP) on another beautiful Wednesday morning in the lower mainland.  Check out the spectacular photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Nine of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Cedar Waxwing, Northern Harrier, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Red-eyed Vireo, Red-tailed Hawk, Surrey Bend, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-26 to Campbell Valley Park

At least twenty-six DNCBers participated for some time (me for only the Photo op) on our Wednesday outing to Campbell Valley Park (CVP).  Check out the many beaut photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Several folk car-pooled from Petra’s at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Campbell Valley, Cassin's Vireo, Cedar Waxwing, Douglas Squirrel, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Swainson's Thrush, Townsend’s Chipmunk, Vaux's Swift, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment