Category Archives: Purple Finch

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

DNCB Outing No. 2018-27 to Surrey Bend Regional Park

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site. Twenty-seven DNCBers had a ball wandering around Surrey Bend Regional Park (SBRP) on another beautiful Wednesday morning in the lower mainland.  Check out the spectacular photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Nine of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Cedar Waxwing, Northern Harrier, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Red-eyed Vireo, Red-tailed Hawk, Surrey Bend, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club & Park

Twenty-two DNCBers spent another gorgeous Wednesday morning around the Little Campbell River Hatchery at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club (SFGC) in Surrey.  We saw lots of neat species and you can see some amazing photo evidence on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Cedar Waxwing, Hutton's Vireo, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment