Category Archives: Muskrat

DNCB Outing No. 2019-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

Note:  Delta Nat Roger Meyer wrote most of this superb report! With a partially overcast day and rain showers predicted the undaunted DNCB birders set out in three vehicles from Petras and arrived at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) far … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, House Wren, Lazuli Bunting, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-09 to De Boville Slough and Pitt Meadows

It was another cool but gorgeous Tuesday morning when 18 DNCBers walked the dyke trail along De Boville Slough in Coquitlam, then drove somewhere in Maple Ridge to see the Northern Hawk Owl.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Dipper, DeBoville Slough, Eurasian Wigeon, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Muskrat, Northern Hawk Owl, Pied-billed Grebe | 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 Outing No. 2016-18 to Pt. Whitehorn and Tennant Lake, Washington

Photos by David, Terry, Glen, Jack, Brian on our DNCB Picasa site. Thirteen enthusiastic DNC Avianers gathered on a breezy and soppy morning at the Blaine Harbor parking lot for an outing to two separate destinations in Whatcom County.  At … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Great Horned Owl, Harlequin Duck, Muskrat, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve, Tennant Lake, Yellow Warbler | 1 Comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-43 to Campbell Valley Regional Park

Photos by Ken (KB), Pascale & Alberto (P&A), Jim (JK), Liz (LS), Pat (PS) and Maureen (MS) – more at the DNCB Picasa site At about 8:00 on a sunny, albeit initially cool Tuesday morning, twenty one enthusiastic nature nuts … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Campbell Valley, Cooper's Hawk, Douglas Squirrel, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker, Red-tailed Hawk, Townsend’s Chipmunk | 3 Comments

DNCB Outing No. 2015-19 to Colony Farm

photos by Liz (LS), Terry (TC), Glen (GB), Pascale & Alberto (P&A), Rick (RW) at DNCB Picasa site Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday morning wandering around Colony Farm in Coquitlam.  Hi-lites were: Lazuli Buntings, families of Pied-billed Grebes and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cinnamon Teal, Colony Farm, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Lazuli Bunting, Mourning Dove, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-18 Serpentine Fen and Kwomais Point Park

photos by Liz (LS), Terry (TC), Glen (GB), Marion (MS), Pascale & Alberto (P&A) at DNCB Picasa site At little after 8:00 on another sunny Wednesday morning, nineteen DNCBirders began flocking together in the parking lot of Serpentine Fen. The … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barred Owl, Cinnamon Teal, Kwomais Point Park, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Red Crossbill, Serpentine Fen, Sora, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2014-7 to Alaksen NWA

Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed a pleasant Monday morning of birding at the Alaksen National Wildlife Area (next door to Reifel).  Hi-lites included: read the report and select your own hi-lites.  Check out the photo evidence by Terry, Rick, Glen and hopefully … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Black Oystercatcher, Canoe Pass, Coyote, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Muskrat, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing Report No. 2013-33 to Manning Provincial Park

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning on our annual “away” outing to Manning Provincial Park (MP).  Hi-lites included: Townsend’s Warblers, hand-feeding Clark’s Nutcrackers, Whiskey Jacks and Ground Squirrels, beautiful Wildflowers, spectacular scenery and idyllic walks through old-growth forest, along … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Clark's Nutcracker, Gray Jay, Ground Squirrel, Harlequin Duck, Hoary Marmot, Lightning Lake, Manning Park, Muskrat, Orange-crowned Warbler, Townsend's Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-pine Chipmunk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2013-1 to Surrey Lake Park and Serpentine Wildlife Area

Thirteen DNCBer’s (Guides Ken & Anne with daughter Christie, Lorna, Kay, Anne M, Paul & Quinn, Donna, Surrey’s Gareth, Jonathan & Lorraine and me) spent a very wet Monday morning at Surrey Lake Park, then at Serpentine Wildlife Area.  Check … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Serpentine Fen, Surrey Lake | Leave a comment