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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. 2019-34 to Maplewood Flats Conservation Area

Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed a warm, sunny Wednesday morning wandering the trails of Maplewood Flats Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  We saw some neat species, met some neat folk, and had an enjoyable pub lunch. Check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-33 to Burnaby Lake

On Wednesday morning, twenty-one DNCBers enjoyed a glorious and productive walk around Burnaby Lake Regional Park.  Check out the beaut photos of the birds (some rare), animals, flowers and people on our DNCB Flickr site. Some left Petra’s at 7:30 … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-32 to Blackie Spit and Elgin Heritage Park

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-nine folk (yes 29) enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning in South Surrey at Blackie Spit and Elgin Heritage Parks.  Check out the beaut photo evidence of the birds, flora and participants on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Blackie Spit, Cedar Waxwing, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Orange-crowned Warbler, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-31 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH), Noreen Rudd (NR), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Sabine Decamp (SD) Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning outing at Iona Regional Park.  We saw some neat stuff, as attested by … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pectoral Sandpiper, Purple Martin, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-30 to Point Roberts, WA

Terry, Roger, Mike & Tom didn’t stick around at Petra’s, as it was pouring with rain.  Glen says, “I got up at 6am and it was pouring just north of the border, so I didn’t bother even thinking about heading … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-29 on Cruise in San Juan Islands

David Hoar filed the report below about our DNCB Bird Cruise on Friday, July 12 in the San Juan Islands with San Juan Cruises https://whales.com/other-cruises/bird-watching-cruise You can check out the photo evidence at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&view_all=1&text=2019-29 and Brian’s eBird list of 19 … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Common Murre, Heermann's Gull, Marbled Murrelet, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, San Juan Islands, Tufted Puffin | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-28 to Derby Reach Regional Park, Langley

Twenty-two DNCBers enjoyed an overcast but very comfortable Wednesday morning outing along the Fort to Fort trail in Derby Reach Regional Park. We had a few neat sightings, and lots of good chatter with several newbies and returning world travelers; … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cedar Waxwing, Derby Reach, Hermit Thrush, Merlin, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pileated Woodpecker, Swainson's Thrush, Western Tanager | Leave a comment