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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. 2017-11 to Brunswick Point

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was another wet and rainy Tuesday morning with only six DNCBers braving the “normal” BC elements at Brunswick Point.  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click … Continue reading

Posted in Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Mountain Bluebird, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-10 to Serpentine Fen

Rainy-day Birders at Serpentine Fen – minus Glen (photographer) & Al S. (departed early) Click on photo to see large version more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eleven stubborn DNCBers braved the constant rain (It’s BC!) on Tuesday on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Coyote, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Serpentine Fen, Trumpeter Swan, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2017-09 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), David Hoar (DH):  more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-five participants, including five Newbies, enjoyed a mild and sunny … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black Oystercatcher, Centennial Beach, Cooper's Hawk, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-08 to Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed a weird but magical Tuesday morning of birding at Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver.  Check out the spectacular photo evidence on our Flickr site:  http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Hutton's Vireo, Queen Elizabeth Park | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-07 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Bay, Washington

Photos below by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC) & Pat Smart (PS) more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Ten happy DNCBers enjoyed a magical morning of birding around Drayton Harbour in Blaine Washington, seeing lots of neat species, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Blaine Marine Park, Canvasback, Drayton Harbor, Eared Grebe, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-06 to Ferry Terminal, TFN, Reifel Bird Sanctuary & Alaksen NWA

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Check out photos on our DNCB Flickr site: go to http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass icon in the “Photo Pool” row, and add 2017-06 to “DNCB Photos” in the Search box at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Virginia Rail, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-05 to Beach Grove Park and Pt. Roberts, WA

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Tony Mitra (TM), Roger Meyer (RM), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS), Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH) more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-one DNCBers (list of participants at end) … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Beach Grove, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Common Murre, Great Horned Owl, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Long-tailed Duck, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-necked Grebe, Sanderling | Leave a comment