Category Archives: Purple Finch

DNCB Outing No. 2017-10 to Serpentine Fen

Rainy-day Birders at Serpentine Fen – minus Glen (photographer) & Al S. (departed early) Click on photo to see large version more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eleven stubborn DNCBers braved the constant rain (It’s BC!) on Tuesday on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Coyote, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Serpentine Fen, Trumpeter Swan, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2016-50 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Nance Forster (NF), Roger Meyer (RM).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful, sunny morning and a panoramic view of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black-bellied Plover, Cammidge House, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Purple Finch, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-39 to Point Roberts, WA

Around 20 folk (I lost count) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning of birding at Pt. Roberts.  Check out the photo evidence at our DNCB Flickr site. We met at Lighthouse Park in PR shortly after 8:00 am and the Strait … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Parasitic Jaeger, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-38 to Blackie Spit & Rene Savenye Park

Over 20 DNCBers (see list below) enjoyed a gorgeous morning at Blackie Spit and Rene Savenye Park with many up-close-and-personal sightings of some neat species.  Check out photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Sightings included: Black Turnstone, Common Loons, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-bellied Plover, Cooper's Hawk, Green Heron, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Northern Harrier, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-30 to Burnaby Mountain and SFU

Photos by Roger (RM), Brian (BA) & Terry (TC) Fourteen DNCBers (named at the end of this Report) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning on top of Burnaby Mountain, wandering the trails to Simon Fraser University (SFU).  Some neat sightings, including … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Burnaby Mountain, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, SFU, Turkey Vulture, Western Tanager | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 90 to Colony Farm on a windy day

Casual Birding Outing #90 Twelve participants (They like to see their names in print – Hans, Lorna, Don & Rochelle back from umpteen Mediterranean cruises, Photog Terry back from Morocco, Annie K back from Salt Springs Island, Guru Anne back … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Blue-winged Teal, Chipping Sparrow, Cinnamon Teal, Colony Farm, Dunlin, Iona, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 88 to Beach Grove & Boundary Bay dyke

Casual Birding #88 Six birders (Hans-Ulf, Val, Lorna, Jim, rookie Annie and me) spent a pleasant morning at Beach Grove Park in Tsawwassen and a bit of time at the dike on Boundary Bay.  Our destination bird was the Great … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Beach Grove, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Great Horned Owl, Long-billed Curlew, Mute Swan, Osprey, Purple Finch, Ring-necked Duck, Virginia Rail, Western Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment