Category Archives: River Otter

DNCB Outing No. 2017-19 to Colony Farm

DNCB at Colony Farm (RM)  (click on photo to enlarge) A cast of “thousands” participated in our away outing to Colony Farm Regional Park (CF) in Coquitlam on Wednesday. The decent weather and prospect of some neat sightings brought out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Colony Farm, Lazuli Bunting, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Olive-sided Flycatcher, River Otter, Western Wood-Pewee, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1:  Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal:  Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-41 to Iona Regional Park & Sewage Lagoons

See photos at DNCB Flickr site Twenty-seven DNCBers (names listed at the end of this Report) enjoyed a beautiful, sunny autumn morning at Iona Regional Park.  The air was crisp and clear, the mountains were spectacular, and the tide was … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Garter snake, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, River Otter, Ruddy Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Western Meadowlark, Wilson’s Warbler, Woolly Bear Caterpillar | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-32 to Salt Spring Island

Eleven DNCBers enjoyed our Gulf Island Ferry outing to Salt Spring last Wednesday.  Check out the photo evidence on our website at http://www.dncb.wordpress.com.  Note: Our Picasa site is not working; we are working on other methods of posting photos. We … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mew Gull, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, River Otter, Salt Spring Island, Thayer's Gull, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-27 to Victoria

Eight DNCBers (Marylile, Rob, Chris, Gerhard, Pat, Maureen, Lorna, Terry) met at Tsawwassen on the 8am ferry and enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday in paradise, riding the ferry to Vancouver Island and double-decker bus to Victoria.  Mike met the bus and … Continue reading

Posted in Barred Owl, Beacon Hill Park, Black Oystercatcher, Orca, Pigeon Guillemot, River Otter, Victoria | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-14 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight DNCBers plus 10 Richmond Seniors (see participant list at end) enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday morning of birding in Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage lagoons.  Check out the many beaut photos by Terry, Roger, Liz, Pascale & Alberto, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beaver, Cinnamon Teal, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Osprey, Pied-billed Grebe, River Otter, Ruddy Duck | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-45 to Stanley Park

Twenty-four folk spent a cool (10˚ C) but comfortable Tuesday morning wandering around Vancouver’s “jewel”, Stanley Park.  Lots of neat bird, and animal, sightings; check out the photo evidence by Denise (aka Uma), Pat, Terry, Glen and Marion on our … Continue reading

Posted in Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Harlequin Duck, Hermit Thrush, Lost Lagoon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Raccoon, Red Crossbill, Red-necked Grebe, River Otter, Second Beach, Stanley Park, Third Beach | Leave a comment