Category Archives: North Forty/VWS

Delta Nats Barn Owl Box Report

Our two Barn Owl Boxes in Boundary Bay and North 40 Parks were checked this March and neither was occupied.  However, there were positive signs. Photos, and videos, by Roger Meyer Click on any photo to see larger version Boundary … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2014-9 to Delta Heritage AirPark and North Forty Park

Eleven hardy, or silly, DNCBers spent a miserable, rainy Monday morning walking the dike path at Delta Heritage AirPark (104th St.) and then in the North Forty “Dog” Park (near Boundary Bay Airport).  Check out the photo evidence when Roger … Continue reading

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Barn Owl Box installed in North Forty Park

Peter Ward, Terry Carr, Roger Meyer and I installed a Delta Nats Barn Owl Nesting Box in the North Forty Park on Tuesday, October 8.  Peter and Ken Hall had originally constructed the box for Delta Nats to install in … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2013-21 to the North Forty Park

Photos by Jonathan, Terry & Ken click on any photo to see larger version DNCB at North Forty monkey tree Fourteen (one more than our usual Lucky 13) DNCBers had a fun but overcast Wednesday morning at the North Forty … 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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DNCB Outing No. 2012-27 to the North Forty and Blackie Spit

Eleven participants (Terry C, Anne M, Eleanor C, Peggy K, Gerhard L, Mike B, Deborah T, Eric L, Ken B. & Anne A come lately, and me, plus Annie K and Eileen who left for coffee before we arrived at … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-21 to the North Forty Park

Nineteen insatiable birders showed up on a rainy Wednesday morning at Beach Grove Park and then the “North 40” (aka the war-time air base and Vancouver Wireless Station from 1941 to 1971 when it closed).  We were: Roger M, Mike … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-38 to Blackie Spit, 104th Street and the North Forty

Eleven birders (Lorna, Mike, Eleanor, Gerhard, Roger, Terry, Alan, Lorraine & Jonathan and Sam) joined me at Blackie Spit in South Surrey then on the dike between 104th and 88th Streets and then finishing the morning at the North Forty … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-33 to Boundary Bay Dike

Nine participants (Roger & Mike, Rick & Marg, Hans & Gerhard, Alan & Lorna and me) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning along the Boundary Bay dike path between 104th and 88th Streets.  Hi-lites were a Western Tanager, Peregrine Falcons, a … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2011-26 to Brunswick Point & the North Forty

Seven weirdos weathered a windy Wednesday (Roger & Rose, Mike & Lorna, Hans Ulf, Sleepy Alan and me) at Brunswick Point, and then a more enjoyable and successful late stint at the North Forty.  Hi-lites were an American Bittern, nesting … Continue reading

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