Category Archives: Western Meadowlark

DNCB Outing No. 2017-51 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Report on Area I, by Terry Carr DNCBers took part in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on December 23.  There are photos on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&view_all=1&text=2017-51 The count is part of the regional Christmas Bird Count, which is … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Beach Grove, Boundary Bay, Cedar Waxwing, Centennial Beach, Common Redpoll, Cooper's Hawk, Long-eared Owl, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Point Roberts, Red Crossbill, Red-tailed Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Western Meadowlark, White-throated Sparrow, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-headed Blackbird | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-49 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a gorgeous sunny Wednesday morning for our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  We had about 25 participants (I lost count with so many children) including … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black Oystercatcher, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1:  Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal:  Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2016-50 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Nance Forster (NF), Roger Meyer (RM).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful, sunny morning and a panoramic view of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black-bellied Plover, Cammidge House, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Purple Finch, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-42 to Brunswick Point

See more photos at DNCB Flickr site At 7:00 AM this morning in Ladner there was monsoon rain and the prospects for birding looked pretty dim.  However the Petra’s group of four, Mike, Val, Terry and Glen, felt that it … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-41 to Iona Regional Park & Sewage Lagoons

See photos at DNCB Flickr site Twenty-seven DNCBers (names listed at the end of this Report) enjoyed a beautiful, sunny autumn morning at Iona Regional Park.  The air was crisp and clear, the mountains were spectacular, and the tide was … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Garter snake, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, River Otter, Ruddy Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Western Meadowlark, Wilson’s Warbler, Woolly Bear Caterpillar | 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, 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