Category Archives: Orca

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 Ferry Outing No. 2015-34 to Salt Spring Island

Nine DNCBers spent another beautiful Wednesday on Salt Spring Island and riding the ferries among the Gulf Islands.  Not a lot of bird sightings, but a fun trip, climaxed with a pod of Killer Whales welcoming us to Tsawwassen Ferry … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Common Murre, Gulf Islands, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Orca, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-necked Grebe, Salt Spring Island | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2013-29B Cruise in San Juan Islands

Six DNCBers (Tom, Sheila, Anne M, Pauline, Lorna, Al) met in Blaine to take the San Juan Island Cruise (see website/blog http://www.whales.com/).  Terry Carr took the same tour earlier on July 13. The following Report by naturalist Victoria Souze is … Continue reading

Posted in California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Heermann's Gull, Herring Gull, Minke Whale, Orca, Osprey, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, River Otter, Tufted Puffin | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 104 to Point Roberts

Casual Birding Outing # 104 On a beautiful Wednesday morning, August 11, Don & Rochelle joined us at Petra’s before seven participants (Rick & Marg, John & Kay, Lorna, Terry and me) left for Point Roberts USA where we birded … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Mud Shark, Orca, Point Roberts, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment