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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. 2019-25 to Pitt Lake Wildlife Management Area

Twenty-three DNCBers enjoyed a long but fruitful day at the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Coquitlam on Wednesday.  A very long walk, some interesting sightings in a magnificent setting, and a delicious lunch; check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB “Birds on the Bay” Outing No. 2019-24 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

32 folk participated in our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing on Wednesday morning in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  Not a lot of sightings but a beautiful walk in a gorgeous park with a lot of neat folk.  Check out … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

Note:  Delta Nat Roger Meyer wrote most of this superb report! With a partially overcast day and rain showers predicted the undaunted DNCB birders set out in three vehicles from Petras and arrived at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) far … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, House Wren, Lazuli Bunting, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Surrey

Thirty-one DNCBers (yes 31) spent another beautiful Wednesday morning touring the Little Campbell Hatchery and adjacent amazingly-signed park trails at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club (SFGC) in Surrey. We had lots of neat sightings and they’re posted on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black-throated Grey Warbler, House Wren, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-21 to Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam

Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed a somewhat strenuous hike on a beautiful Wednesday morning through the woods of Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam.  And we saw some neat species too; check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Note: previous … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Minnekhada Park, Mourning Dove, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Sandhill Crane, Swainson's Thrush, Townsend's Warbler, Western Tanager, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-20 to Jackman Wetlands & Aldergrove Regional Park

Twenty DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday in Langley Township at the Jackman Wetlands and Aldergrove Regional Parks.  Check out the spectacular photos of our sightings on our DNCB Flickr site. Ten of us car-pooled magnificently at 7:30 am from Petra’s … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Aldergrove Regional Park, Bullock's Oriole, Jackman Wetlands, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pied-billed Grebe, Ring-necked Duck, Turkey Vulture, Western Painted Turtle, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Ferry Outing No. 2019-19 to Victoria

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a long but fun Monday on our ferry outing to Victoria.  Check out the photo and video evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We took the 7:00 am ferry (Free) to Swartz Bay and the 5:00 pm … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beacon Hill Park, Clover Point, Cooper's Hawk, Great Horned Owl, Indian Peafowl, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pigeon Guillemot, River Otter, Victoria | Leave a comment