Category Archives: Bonaparte’s Gull

DNCB Report No. 2017-32 to Point Roberts, USA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site On another beautiful Wednesday morning, 15 DNCBers enjoyed an exciting birding outing at several spots in Point Roberts, USA.  Check out the photo evidence of our sightings, some uncommon like Heermann’s Gulls, “electronic” … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Brown Creeper, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts | 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

DNCB Outing No. 2016-45 to Stanley Park

More photos posted on our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-five enthusiastic birders gathered at Stanley Park’s Second Beach.  We were undaunted by the traffic or the overcast skies.  There was only a small number of waterfowl scattered on the bay: White-winged … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beaver Lake, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Lost Lagoon, Peregrine Falcon, Raccoon, Red-tailed Hawk, Stanley Park, Thayer's Gull, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-39 to Point Roberts, WA

Around 20 folk (I lost count) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning of birding at Pt. Roberts.  Check out the photo evidence at our DNCB Flickr site. We met at Lighthouse Park in PR shortly after 8:00 am and the Strait … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Parasitic Jaeger, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Turkey Vulture | 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 website at http://www.dncb.wordpress.com.  Note: Our Picasa site is not working; we are working on other methods of posting photos. We … 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 Outing No. 2015-44 to Point Roberts, USA

A cast of thousands (actually 27, see names at end) enjoyed another gorgeous Tuesday morning (yesterday) of birding in Pt. Roberts, USA.  It was a banner morning, but you will have to read to the end of this exhausting epic … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, California Gull, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Hooded Merganser, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ruddy Turnstone, Snow Bunting, Steller Sea Lion, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing 2015-5 to Ferry Causeway & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Photos by Liz (LS), Terry (TC), Jim (JK), David M (DM), Tony (TM), and Roger (RM). Twenty-one DNCBers enjoyed a bountiful birding morning, 56 years after the “Day the Music Died”, at our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Hi-lites included rarities … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barred Owl, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Bonaparte's Gull, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Great Horned Owl, Harris's Sparrow, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Swamp Sparrow, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | 1 Comment