Category Archives: Western Meadowlark

DNCB Outing No. 2019-44 to Tsawwassen Ferry terminal & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Twenty-one DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny day in Delta and had a very productive outing, first to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, then our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence of our bird, mushroom, plant and people sightings … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Cackling Geese, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lesser Snow Goose, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Sandhill Crane, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-42 to Brunswick Point

Nineteen DNCBers braved the windy and cool elements on what turned out to be a very pleasant and productive Tuesday morning outing along the dike trail at Brunswick Point.  We saw lots of migrant waterfowl and shorebirds, and other good … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brown Booby, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Sanderling, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-52 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Some Delta Nats took part in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on December 22.  The cold windy weather resulted in a lower than usual count in nearly all the count areas.  At least the rain held off. Counts are carried … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Red Crossbill, Ruff, Snow Bunting, Virginia Rail, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-46 to Boundary Bay at 104 St

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Just after dawn on a chilly morning, 19 Delta Nat’s  birders arrived at Boundary Bay and 104 St.  All of us had found our warm mitts and taken extra jackets so we … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Blue Goose, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-eared Owl, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Palm Warbler, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Ring-necked Pheasant, Rough-legged Hawk, Swamp Sparrow, Western Meadowlark, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, 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. 2018-06 to Iona Regional Park

Tom is in Ontario – here is his abbreviated account of the Iona Outing More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Big group, 20 in total.  The participants on this morning’s outing were: Art, Glen, Jim K, Ladner Jack, Van … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Ring-necked Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Trumpeter Swan, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

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