Category Archives: California Gull

DNCB Outing No. 2018-48 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With the  preceding few days of heavy rain and more forecast, we were expecting more of the same for our regular Tuesday outing.  Fortunately, the five members showing up at … Continue reading

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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

Posted in *DNCB, 72 Street, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-bellied Plover, California Gull, Canvasback, Coyote, Dunlin, Iona, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Ring-necked Duck, Short-eared Owl, Terra Nova, Thayer's Gull, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | 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. 2018-38 to Iona Regional Park

About 25 DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful, and productive, Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Some left Petra’s at 7:30 am and met me and others at 8:15 am at the … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Iona, Lapland Longspur, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Meadowlark, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-37 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Twenty-five folk enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday morning wandering around Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP) on our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing.  The tide was high, the weather was fine, the chatfest was illuminating, and we saw a few … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Franklin’s Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-35 to Sidney Spit National Park

Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed a fantastic, well-organized, all-day outing to an exciting new destination, Sidney Spit, a Gulf Islands National Park off Vancouver Island.  We saw lots of neat birds too; check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Baird’s Sandpiper, Black Oystercatcher, California Gull, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Least Sandpiper, Marbled Murrelet, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Rhinoceros Auklet, Sanderling, Semipalmated Plover, Sidney Spit National Park, Turkey Vulture, Western Sandpiper, Yellow Warbler, 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