Category Archives: *DNCB

DNCB Outing No. 2020-04 to Point Roberts, USA

Twenty-three DNCBers enjoyed a rainless, almost comfortable, Tuesday morning birding the hotspots in Point Roberts USA.  Our photogs got some great shots, but our Flickr site is “down” at the moment.  I’m providing links here to our DNCB Flickr “Pool”, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Grebe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-03 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-four keeners enjoyed a fairly productive Tuesday morning in Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  We only recorded 26 species (see David’s eBird list below), but saw tonnes of birds, and you can check out the brilliant photo … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Blue Goose, Blue-winged Teal, Canvasback, Iona, Northern Shrike, Ring-necked Duck, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sewage Lagoons | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-02 to Alaksen & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Ten hardy DNCBers braved the cold (-8C) on a “changed” outing to Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We saw many neat species, 50 total according to David’s eBird list (see below), and our photogs … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Dunlin, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-01 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit Park

Seventeen brave souls spent a rainy, windy, Tuesday morning on the White Rock pier, then at Blackie Spit Park.  Despite the crappy weather there were tonnes of birds around and our photogs got some great shots which you can enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, California Sea Lion, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Mew Gull, Pacific Loon, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Thayer's Gull, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-53 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Several Delta Nats participated in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21.  Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5.  Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, BBRP, Beach Grove, Boundary Bay, Brown Creeper, Cackling Geese, CBC Ladner, Centennial Beach, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Great Horned Owl, Greater White-fronted Geese, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sanderling, Short-eared Owl, White-fronted Goose, White-throated Sparrow | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-52 to Surrey Lake Park & Mud Bay Park

Thirteen DNCBers lucked out again with the weather and had an enjoyable Tuesday outing walking the circular trails at both Surrey Lake Park then Mud Bay Park. We only registered 36 species on eBird as being seen, but most sightings … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cackling Geese, Mud Bay Park, Surrey Lake | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2019-51 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

These photos by Jim Kneesch Nearly 30 participants braved the elements this morning on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  David’s eBird list recorded 32 species seen.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment