Category Archives: Purple Finch

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

DNCB Outing No 2018-15 to Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park

Eighteen DNCBers, including several Langley Field Naturalists, enjoyed an overcast but comfy and dry Wednesday morning wandering around Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park in Langley.  We had lots of neat sightings of birds and wildflowers and people as evidenced in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brydon Lagoon, Great Horned Owl, Hi-Knoll Park, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Pink Fawn Lily, Purple Finch, Ring-necked Duck, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Trillium, White Fawn Lily, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | 2 Comments

DNCB Outing No. 2018-14 to UBC Botanical Garden & Pacific Spirit Park

Seventeen DNCBers had a glorious morning in UBC’s Botanical Garden, then a short walk in Peter Ward’s “Aussie” section of Pacific Spirit Regional Park, then visiting the Winter home in Vancouver of the rare (here) “deformed” Summer Tanager.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barred Owl, Botanical Garden, Brown Creeper, Cooper's Hawk, Greenheart TreeWalk, Pacific Spirit Park, Purple Finch, Summer Tanager, UBC | 1 Comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-13 to Point Roberts, USA

Photos by Michael Audet (MA), Brian Avent (BA), Jack MacDonald (JMacD) It was pouring rain on Tuesday morning, but eleven stalwart DNCBers showed up, surprising me, and enjoyed a decent and productive outing at various sites in Point Roberts.  Check … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Sea Lion, Cooper's Hawk, Harlequin Duck, Hutton's Vireo, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Sanderling, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-39 to Derby Reach and Brae Island Parks

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-five DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Tuesday morning wandering in two Langley Regional Parks, Derby Reach and Brae Island.  We saw lots of new and neat stuff in a beautiful setting along the Fraser … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beaver, Brae Island Park, Brown Creeper, Derby Reach, Houston Trail, McMillan Island, Orange-crowned Warbler, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Tavistock Point Trail, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment