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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 2018-03 Serpentine Fen/104th Dyke

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a dark and dreary looking morning with a sprinkling of rain, a day when normal people would have stayed in bed… but not hardy birders!  Six of us (hardy birders) met … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, Barrow's Goldeneye, Eurasian Wigeon, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Long-eared Owl, Red-tailed Hawk, Serpentine Fen | Leave a comment

DNCB 2018-02 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Next week’s Outing is to Serpentine Fen in Surrey.  Leave Petra’s at 7:30 am, meet at 44th Ave Parking lot (behind Art Knapp’s) around 8 am. Tom is in Cuba… Directions for Tuesday’s Outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site About 19 DNCBers enjoyed a pleasant and productive Tuesday morning travelling to and from, and at Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the brilliant photo evidence of our first 2018 outing on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barred Owl, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Bohemian Waxwing, Brown Creeper, Harlequin Duck, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-51 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Report on Area I, by Terry Carr DNCBers took part in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on December 23.  There are photos on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&view_all=1&text=2017-51 The count is part of the regional Christmas Bird Count, which is … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Beach Grove, Boundary Bay, Cedar Waxwing, Centennial Beach, Common Redpoll, Cooper's Hawk, Long-eared Owl, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Point Roberts, Red Crossbill, Red-tailed Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Western Meadowlark, White-throated Sparrow, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-headed Blackbird | Leave a comment

DNCB Report No. 2017-50 to Point Roberts, USA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Rain & Snow: Another DNCB Tuesday of crappy weather.  Only three of us (Mike, Terry and me) went to Pt. Roberts where it poured rain, and we birded without leaving the vehicle.  However, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Coyote, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lighthouse Park, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-49 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a gorgeous sunny Wednesday morning for our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  We had about 25 participants (I lost count with so many children) including … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black Oystercatcher, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-48 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Bay, Washington

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Finally, a sunny Tuesday!  Twenty DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful clear and cool day at various spots around Drayton Harbour and Semiahmoo Bay in Blaine, Washington.  Plus, we had a lot of really neat … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Redpoll, Drayton Harbor, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Pelagic Cormorant, Red Crossbill, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment