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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. 2018-42 to Jericho Beach Park

It was a beautiful fall morning, and we had a large turnout for today’s Jericho Beach outing.  From Petra’s, birders Mike 1, driving Lorna and Anne, picked up Roger (me) in east Ladner, while David, Noreen, Glen and Mike 2 … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-41 to Point Roberts, WA

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful morning for an outing the eight birders at Petra’s (Mikes 1 and 2, Terry, David and Noreen, Lorna, Glen, and myself, Roger) left for the Point, pausing … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-40 to Derby Reach and Brae Island Parks

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. On a not too promising looking day six optimistic birders (David, Noreen, Mike 1, Jim, Chris and soon to be denigrated Roger) piled into our leader’s van and headed off … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-39 to White Rock Pier/Blackie Spit/Elgin Heritage Park

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. It was a promising-looking day when we set our from Petra’s.  The group was smaller than usual from there, and consisted of Mike 1 and his Scotland visitor Sean, Mike … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cooper's Hawk, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Merlin, Mew Gull, Orange-crowned Warbler, Red-necked Grebe, Sharp-shinned Hawk, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-38 to Iona Regional Park

About 25 DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful, and productive, Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Some left Petra’s at 7:30 am and met me and others at 8:15 am at the … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-37 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Twenty-five folk enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday morning wandering around Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP) on our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing.  The tide was high, the weather was fine, the chatfest was illuminating, and we saw a few … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Franklin’s Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-36 to Mt. Baker, Washington

Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed spectacular scenery on a beautiful Wednesday on our annual all-day outing to Mt. Baker in Washington State.  And we saw some gorgeous wildflowers and a few neat birds as well.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

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