Category Archives: 72 Street

DNCB 2018-45A birding trip around Fraser delta with Pender Islanders

November 5, 2018 Pender Island birdwatchers Bob Vergette, Julie Johnston, Roz Kempe and son Nick joined Chris, Glen, Jack and I for a full day of birdwatching in the delta on Monday November 5.  The group had intended to meet … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2014-51 around Boundary Bay at 72nd St.

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a glorious, sunny, Monday morning walking the Boundary Bay Regional Park dike path at 72nd Street.  Lots of hi-lites including: Townsend’s Solitaire, Golden Eagle, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Sparrows including Lincoln’s and a sun tan.  There are some beaut … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-7 to the North Forty and Kings Links Golf Course

Eight hardy DNCBers (Roger, Sheila, Donna, Marion, Bryan & Janet, chauffeur Gerhard and me) braved the crappy weather this morning (Monday) on an outing to the North Forty “dog-walk” Park, Kings Links Golf Course and then the dike overlooking Boundary Bay … Continue reading

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Report on DNCB Outing No. 2012-52 to BBRP and the Dike at 72nd & 64th Streets

I’m baaaaack!!!  Nine DNCBer’s (Lorna, Gerhard, Paul and home-schooled daughter Quinn, Sheila, Kay, Ken, Roger and me) met at Petra’s last Wednesday, December 5 for my first DNCB outing since returning from 7+ weeks holidaying in Western Australia.  Hi-lites of our outing to … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-51 72nd Street Boundary Bay

As usual with a local outing, the group of  ten birding enthusiasts met at Petra’s to decide on the day’s destination.  If not for Sheila’s decision-making we would probably still be sitting there… “72nd it is” she says, and off we went.  The … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-50 1. 72nd St. 2. Reifel Is via Ferry Terminal

Due to extremely complicated circumstances, there are two parts to today’s outing (actually, just trying to avoid making myself look bad having initially cancelled the outing despite Lorna’s protestations… you were right Lorna, sorry!) Version 1 summary (Marion and Marti) … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-49 to 72 Street dyke & Reifel

When nine regular DNCBs (Lorna, Marion S, Kay, Sheila, Mike B, Terry, Janet & Bryan, & Ken) met at Petra’s Café, designated leader Lorna’s first job was to assign Terry as trip leader and Ken as Blogmaster, thereby freeing herself … Continue reading

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