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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. 2019-15 to Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

About 26 folk spent Wednesday morning on a colourful DNCB outing in Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver.  Check out the beaut photo evidence of flora and birds on our DNCB Flickr site. Some left Petra’s at 7:30 am, others came … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Hutton's Vireo, Queen Elizabeth Park, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Townsend's Warbler, Varied Thrush, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-14 to Brydon Lagoon & Hi-Knoll Park, Surrey

Twenty-three hardy DNCBers enjoyed a rainy, but comfortable if dressed appropriately, Wednesday morning in Langley at Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park.  Check out the spectacular photographic evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Eight folk left Petra’s at 7:30 am, car-pooling … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brydon Lagoon, Cliff Swallow, Hi-Knoll Park, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-13 to Point Roberts, USA

Fifteen DNCBers visited several spots in Pt. Roberts on Wednesday joining thousands of birds as Spring migration continues.  Check out some amazing photos, including several species in gorgeous breeding plumage, on our DNCB Flickr site. The weather was miserable and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Scoter, California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Eared Grebe, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Long-tailed Duck, Maple Beach, Pacific Loon, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-12 to Stanley Park

Fifteen DNCBers were surprised by the relatively decent weather on our outing to Stanley Park last Tuesday morning.  The forecasted rain held up and the photogs were happy with some magnificent shots they got in the Park and English Bay.  … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Brown Creeper, English Bay, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Lost Lagoon, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Stanley Park, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-11 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight DNCBers enjoyed a record warm (24˚C) Tuesday morning at Iona Regional Park.  There were tonnes of birds around on this gorgeous walk, many in beautiful breeding plumage; check out some spectacular photos on our DNCB Flickr site.  Hi-lite, less … Continue reading

Posted in American Bittern, Canvasback, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Lesser Snow Goose, Mountain Bluebird, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pied-billed Grebe, Raccoon, Ring-necked Duck, Say's Phoebe, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2019-10 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

A large group of 35, including several Newbies, participated in our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park on Wednesday. It was a bit overcast, but a very pleasant walk in the park with lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Centennial Beach, Eurasian Wigeon, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Thayer's Gull, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-09 to De Boville Slough and Pitt Meadows

It was another cool but gorgeous Tuesday morning when 18 DNCBers walked the dyke trail along De Boville Slough in Coquitlam, then drove somewhere in Maple Ridge to see the Northern Hawk Owl.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Dipper, DeBoville Slough, Eurasian Wigeon, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Muskrat, Northern Hawk Owl, Pied-billed Grebe | Leave a comment