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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 Report No. 2017-32 to Point Roberts, USA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site On another beautiful Wednesday morning, 15 DNCBers enjoyed an exciting birding outing at several spots in Point Roberts, USA.  Check out the photo evidence of our sightings, some uncommon like Heermann’s Gulls, “electronic” … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Brown Creeper, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-31 to Reifel Via Ferry Jetty and TFN Lands

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), & Terry Carr (TC) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a balmy summer’s morning and a light breeze off the water, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Phalarope, Reifel, Spotted Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Wilson’s Phalarope | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-30 to Manning Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS), Terry Carr (TC) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eleven DNCBers enjoyed a hazy Wednesday wandering the trails of Manning Park (MP) on our annual birding and wildflower … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Bear, Blackwell Peak, Blue Grouse, Cascade Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel, Chipping Sparrow, Clark's Nutcracker, Columbian Ground Squirrel, Cooper's Hawk, Gray Jay, Heather Trail, Indian Paintbrush Trail, Lightning Lake, Manning Park, Spruce Grouse, Strawberry Trail, Townsend's Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-29 to Minnekhada Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Thirteen DNCBers had a ball on another gorgeous Wednesday morning wandering the pristine trails of Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam.  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cedar Waxwing, Minnekhada Park, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-naped Sapsucker, Sandhill Crane, Tree Frog, Western Tanager, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-28 to Victoria

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Ten DNCBers rode ferries and double-decker buses, and strolled among flowers beds, trees and on beaches on our annual outing to Victoria last Wednesday. We ten were: Organizer Terry C, Richmond Brian A, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brandt's Cormorant, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Mule Deer, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-27 to Bowen Island

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Our “away” outing on Wednesday to Bowen Island was an enjoyable, but epic outing for nine DNCBers.  Check out the few photos on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Bowen Island, Cedar Waxwing, Mule Deer, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Pileated Woodpecker, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-26 to Surrey Bend and Tynehead Regional Parks

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eighteen DNCBers (names at end) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning at Surrey Bend (SBRP) and Tynehead Regional Parks (TRP).  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Surrey Bend, Swainson's Thrush, Tynehead Park, Warbling Vireo, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment