Category Archives: Blackie Spit

DNCB Outing No. 2019-01 to White Rock and Blackie Spit Park

Twenty DNCBer’s broke in the New Year with our first chilly but dry Tuesday morning outing to White Rock and Blackie Spit Park. It was a particularly good birdy morning with lots of neat sightings that you can enjoy by … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Blackie Spit, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Godwit, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-39 to White Rock Pier/Blackie Spit/Elgin Heritage Park

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. It was a promising-looking day when we set our from Petra’s.  The group was smaller than usual from there, and consisted of Mike 1 and his Scotland visitor Sean, Mike … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cooper's Hawk, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Merlin, Mew Gull, Orange-crowned Warbler, Red-necked Grebe, Sharp-shinned Hawk, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-31 to Blackie Spit Park

Photos by David Hoar (DH), Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Ken Borrie (KB) About 25 DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning in Blackie Spit Park in South … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blackie Spit, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Long-billed Curlew, Long-billed Dowitcher, Purple Martin | Leave a comment

DNCB 2018-02 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Next week’s Outing is to Serpentine Fen in Surrey.  Leave Petra’s at 7:30 am, meet at 44th Ave Parking lot (behind Art Knapp’s) around 8 am. Tom is in Cuba… Directions for Tuesday’s Outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-37 to White Rock Pier, Blackie Spit and Elgin Park

photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS), Roger Meyer (RM) & Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site A large crowd of nearly 30 birders joined us at very … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Avocet, American Pipit, Band-tailed Pigeon, Blackie Spit, Caspian Tern, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-03 to White Rock Pier and Blackie Spit

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Only nine keeners weathered Tuesday’s rain, and enjoyed a surprisingly productive and fun morning at the White Rock pier and then Blackie Spit Park.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blackie Spit, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-48 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CM), David Hoar (DH), Glen Bodie (GB), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS) Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site. With a decent day forecast, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Blackie Spit, Bonaparte's Gull, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Godwit, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment