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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 2018-15 to Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park

Eighteen DNCBers, including several Langley Field Naturalists, enjoyed an overcast but comfy and dry Wednesday morning wandering around Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park in Langley.  We had lots of neat sightings of birds and wildflowers and people as evidenced in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brydon Lagoon, Great Horned Owl, Hi-Knoll Park, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Pink Fawn Lily, Purple Finch, Ring-necked Duck, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Trillium, White Fawn Lily, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-14 to UBC Botanical Garden & Pacific Spirit Park

Seventeen DNCBers had a glorious morning in UBC’s Botanical Garden, then a short walk in Peter Ward’s “Aussie” section of Pacific Spirit Regional Park, then visiting the Winter home in Vancouver of the rare (here) “deformed” Summer Tanager.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barred Owl, Botanical Garden, Brown Creeper, Cooper's Hawk, Greenheart TreeWalk, Pacific Spirit Park, Purple Finch, Summer Tanager, UBC | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-13 to Point Roberts, USA

Photos by Michael Audet (MA), Brian Avent (BA), Jack MacDonald (JMacD) It was pouring rain on Tuesday morning, but eleven stalwart DNCBers showed up, surprising me, and enjoyed a decent and productive outing at various sites in Point Roberts.  Check … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Sea Lion, Cooper's Hawk, Harlequin Duck, Hutton's Vireo, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Sanderling, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-12 to Stanley Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS) at our DNCB Flickr website.  Report also has photos by Marion Shikaze (MSh). Sixteen DNCBers spent a … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Beaver Lake, Brown Creeper, Douglas Squirrel, Harlequin Duck, Lost Lagoon, Pelagic Cormorant, Second Beach, Stanley Park, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-11 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Other photos by Terry Carr (TC) and David Hoar (DH) at DNCB Flickr website. Twenty folk enjoyed another brilliant Wednesday morning on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  We saw some neat stuff, including … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Centennial Beach, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Sanderling | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-10 to Steveston Area

Fifteen DNCBers spent a beautiful Tuesday morning in several park areas along the south Fraser River between No. 5 Road and ending at Garry Point Park in Steveston.  Check out the, as always, scintillating photo evidence on our Flickr site … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blue Jay, Brown Creeper, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Finn's Slough, Garry Point, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Steveston, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-09 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary, via Ferry terminal & TFN

Photos on this page by Brian Avent (BA), Pat Smart (PS) and Terry Carr (TC) More photos by these photographers at our DNCB Flickr site Spring is in the Air.  Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a brisk but colourful Tuesday morning outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cedar Waxwing, Common Redpoll, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment