Author Archives: dncb

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. 2017-24 to Maplewood Flats

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eighteen DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning in Maplewood Flats Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass icon in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Black-throated Grey Warbler, Cedar Waxwing, Maplewood Flats, Osprey, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pelagic Cormorant, Purple Martin, Red-eyed Vireo, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Warbling Vireo, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2017-23 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-three DNCBers, mostly Newbies, had a wonderful Wednesday morning at the beach and wandering through Boundary Bay Regional Park.  This was our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing.  It was a bit … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Centennial Beach, Northern Harrier, Western Thatching Ant, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-22 to Pitt Lake

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Maureen Sinilaid, Pat Smart (PS) & Marty Allen (MA) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Thirteen DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful morning walking the circuit at the spectacular Pitt … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Blue-winged Teal, Bullock's Oriole, Cedar Waxwing, Cliff Swallow, Eastern Kingbird, Gray Catbird, Osprey, Pitt Lake, Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA, Red-eyed Vireo, Swainson's Thrush, Warbling Vireo, Western Tanager, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-21 to Little Campbell Hatchery and A Rocha

More photos by Glen Bodie (GB), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Ken Borrie (KB), Pat Smart (PS), Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site At least 22 DNCBers enjoyed a fantastic outing on Wednesday in Surrey, visiting the … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, A-Rocha, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Black-throated Grey Warbler, Brookdale EC, Cliff Swallow, Little Campbell River Hatchery, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Swainson's Thrush, Townsend's Warbler, Warbling Vireo, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-20 to Burnaby Lake

More photos by Chris McVittie (CMcV), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS), Glen Bodie (GB), Terry Carr (TC), Roger Meyer (RM) & Ken Borrie (KB) at our DNCB Flickr site More photos of this … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brown Creeper, Burnaby Lake, Douglas Squirrel, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Osprey, Pied-billed Grebe, Pileated Woodpecker, Shrew Mole, Swainson's Thrush, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

BBRP – Swallow Box Activity Report

by Chris McVittie (May 23, 2017) Swallow eggs, taken with endoscope (CMcV) These last few days, I have either opened or used an endoscope to check the boxes.  Up until this opening I have just observed nest box activity [on a … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, *DNS, BBRP, Nestbox | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-19A in Brisbane, Australia

            Powerful Owl (AM) A cast of two participated in an “away” outing in Brisbane, Australia on Thursday (local time). We also lucked out on some beaut sightings. Two of us car-pooled from South Bank at 7:30 am, with Brian … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB | Leave a comment