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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. 2017-41 to Jericho Beach & Camosun Bog

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a rainy and windy Tuesday morning, so only six stoic DNCBers enjoyed an eventually sunny morning in Vancouver at Jericho Beach, and then Camosun Bog.  We had some neat sightings among … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Camosun Bog, Crockett Lake, Deception Pass, Deception Pass Campground, Fort Casey, Greenbank Farm, Herring Gull, Jericho Beach, Keystone Spit, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Port Townsend, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Thayer's Gull, Western Gull | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-40 to Boundary Bay at 104th Street

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site The Honeymoon is over!  Sixteen DNCBers started dry and finished wet on our Tuesday outing along the Boundary Bay Dyke trail at 104th Street.  Check out the photo evidence of some neat sightings, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, American Pipit, Baird’s Sandpiper, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-39 to Derby Reach and Brae Island Parks

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-five DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Tuesday morning wandering in two Langley Regional Parks, Derby Reach and Brae Island.  We saw lots of new and neat stuff in a beautiful setting along the Fraser … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beaver, Brae Island Park, Brown Creeper, Derby Reach, Houston Trail, McMillan Island, Orange-crowned Warbler, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Tavistock Point Trail, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-38 to Squamish Estuary

Photos at our DNCB Flickr site About 18 Delta and Squamish Naturalists had a grand Wednesday morning wandering the trails and wetlands of the Squamish estuary.  It was a new and interesting destination for DNCBers and we met some nice … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Bear, Brown Creeper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Purple Finch, Squamish Estuary, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-37 to White Rock Pier, Blackie Spit and Elgin Park

photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS), Roger Meyer (RM) & Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site A large crowd of nearly 30 birders joined us at very … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Avocet, American Pipit, Band-tailed Pigeon, Blackie Spit, Caspian Tern, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2017-36 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Around twenty participants enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  We reversed our route to accommodate the tide and had some neat … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-35 to Mount Baker

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Ten DNCBers had an exciting Wednesday on our annual September climb of Mt. Baker in Washington State. It was “smokey” from the forest fires, but the vistas, wildflowers, some neat bird species, and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Dipper, American Pipit, Artist Point, Austin Pass, Begley Creek, Blue Grouse, Cedar Waxwing, Chipping Sparrow, Gray Jay, Mt. Baker, Picture Lake, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment