Category Archives: Salt Spring Island

DNCB Ferry Outing No. 2018-28 to Salt Spring Island

Only the Magnificent Seven DNCBers took the Ferry outing to Salt Spring Island on another gorgeous Wednesday.  We had a few neat sightings, but mostly just enjoyed a beautiful, and almost free, day among the idyllic Gulf Islands.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, Fulford Harbour, Ganges, Mink, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Salt Spring Island, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Western Wood-Pewee | 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 new DNCB Flickr website.  Note: Our Picasa site will be shut down soon; we are working on transferring all our … 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 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. 2013-29 on the Gulf Island Ferries

Nineteen DNCBers met on the Salt Spring Ferry round 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday for our all-day Island Ferry “Birding” Outing.  It was a glorious day and it was a wonderful Island Cruise, but we didn’t see a lot of different … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Galiano Island, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mayne Island, Mink, Pender Island, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, Salt Spring Island, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2012-44 on the Gulf Islands Ferries

Twenty-one of us left the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal on Wednesday, October 10 at 10:10 a.m. on the Queen of Nanaimo to begin our DNCB Gulf Islands Ferry outing.  It was foggy, but fairly mild, most of the day; we saw … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Galiano Island, Gulf Islands, Harbour Seal, Mayne Island, Pender Island, Salt Spring Island | Leave a comment