Category Archives: Purple Finch

DNCB Outing No. 2019-41 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit Park

Thirty-two DNCBers joined part or all of our Tuesday morning outing to the White Rock pier then Blackie Spit Park in South Surrey.  We saw lots of neat stuff, including rarities, and you can see the incredible photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2019-38 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

With Tom still whooping it up in Newfoundland, and Roger and Terry off gallivanting somewhere, I was designated to lead today’s quarterly Birds on the Bay walk in Boundary Bay Regional Park, meeting at 9.00 am.  We had a great … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-14 to Brydon Lagoon & Hi-Knoll Park, Surrey

Twenty-three hardy DNCBers enjoyed a rainy, but comfortable if dressed appropriately, Wednesday morning in Langley at Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park.  Check out the spectacular photographic evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Eight folk left Petra’s at 7:30 am, car-pooling … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brydon Lagoon, Cliff Swallow, Hi-Knoll Park, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-08 to Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty, TFN and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

With a weather report of a strong wind from Squamish producing a minus 13 degree wind chill, I was amazed to find Petra’s DNCB table crowded with 10 dedicated birders.  It was mind-numbing just to picture us on the unprotected … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Northern Shrike, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-02 to Serpentine Fen and Mill Lake

Nineteen, actually 22, DNCBers enjoyed a two destination outing on another sunny Tuesday at Serpentine Fen in Surrey, and Mill Lake Park in Abbottsford.  Lighting and weather was super for our photogs, check out the spectacular evidence on our DNCB … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Cape May Warbler, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Mill Lake, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Serpentine Fen | Leave a comment

DNCB “Birds on the Bay” Outing No. 2018-50 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

I’m Baaaaack!  About 30 participants, including ten Newbies, enjoyed a sunny Wednesday morning walk on our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP).  Lots of neat sightings and, of course inane chatter.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harris's Sparrow, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Sanderling, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-34 to Maplewood Flats, North Vancouver

Twenty DNCBers enjoyed a very pleasant Wednesday morning wandering the trails and mudflats of Maplewood Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  Check out some beaut photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Eleven of us left Tsawwassen (Petra’s) at 7:30 am, car-pooling … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black-tailed Deer, Cedar Waxwing, Garter snake, Maplewood Flats, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Osprey, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Wood-Pewee | Leave a comment