Category Archives: Purple Finch

DNCB Outing Report 2019-50 to Terra Nova Park, Richmond

Lucky thirteen DNCBers enjoyed a dry, productive and enjoyable Tuesday morning of birding at Terra Nova Park in Richmond.  David recorded 37 species seen (see his eBird list below.)  Check out the brilliant photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brown Creeper, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Short-eared Owl, Terra Nova | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing 2019-49 to Blaine, Washington

On Tuesday morning, twelve DNCBers had a very enjoyable outing to Blaine, Washington.  We stopped at Blaine Marine Park, the Fishing Pier, Drayton Harbor Marina, the Boat Launch, Semiahmoo Spit and a wooded area at the east end of Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Murre, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-46 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight (Wow!) DNCBers enjoyed another super Tuesday outing to Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  The weather was dry and comfortable and we had lots of neat sightings, including an uncommon-here American Tree Sparrow.  Check out the spectacular … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Tree Sparrow, Cooper's Hawk, Iona, Lesser Snow Goose, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck | Leave a comment

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. 2019-41 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

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Mew Gull, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pelagic Cormorant, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Western Gull, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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

Posted in *DNCB, American Pipit, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Great Horned Owl, Merlin, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

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