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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 Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2018-24 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

A dozen brave souls, plus six, enjoyed a rainy relatively “birdless” morning in Boundary Bay Regional Park on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. It was pouring rain at … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

A big crowd (around 25, most listed below) joined me on another beautiful Wednesday morning at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) in Coquitlam.  We saw lots of neat species, up-close-and-personal, and you can see the spectacular photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, Green Heron, Hooded Merganser, Lazuli Bunting, Mourning Dove, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Warbling Vireo, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club & Park

Twenty-two DNCBers spent another gorgeous Wednesday morning around the Little Campbell River Hatchery at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club (SFGC) in Surrey.  We saw lots of neat species and you can see some amazing photo evidence on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Cedar Waxwing, Hutton's Vireo, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-21 to Minnekhada Regional Park

Twenty-three DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning wandering along the trails of Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam.  Lots of beaut photos of the birds, bears, flowers, vistas, and people seen on this popular outing are on our Flickr site. Ten … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Bear, Black-throated Grey Warbler, Blakeburn Lagoons Park, Brown Creeper, Cassin's Vireo, Minnekhada Park, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pied-billed Grebe, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Sandhill Crane, Swainson's Thrush, Warbling Vireo, Western Tanager, Wilson’s Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-20 to Pt. Roberts, USA

Nineteen DNCBers enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday morning birding at some new and old spots in Point Roberts, USA.  Check out the photo evidence of the place, the people, and some amazing birds and flowers on our Flickr site. We (9) … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Quail, California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Rhinoceros Auklet, Sanderling, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-19 to Tennant Lake Park and Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, USA

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a clear, rainy, then clear again Wednesday morning at Tennant Lake Park in Ferndale, and then at the Whatcom Museum (new Audubon exhibit) in Bellingham.  There are some beaut photos of our sightings at the park and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Ring-necked Duck, Tennant Lake, Whatcom Museum, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-18 to Whidbey Island, USA

Sixteen DNCBers really enjoyed our “away” outing to Deception Pass and Whidbey Island USA last Wednesday.  It was a gorgeous day and we saw lots of neat stuff.  Check out the photo evidence at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&text=2018-18&view_all=1. Some left Petra’s at 7:00 … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Chipping Sparrow, Common Murre, Coupeville, Deception Pass, Fort Casey, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Osprey, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Pileated Woodpecker, Port Townsend, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Rhinoceros Auklet, Townsend’s Chipmunk, Whidbey Island, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment