Category Archives: Purple Finch

DNCB Outing No. 2017-21 to Little Campbell Hatchery and A Rocha

More photos by Glen Bodie (GB), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Ken Borrie (KB), Pat Smart (PS), Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site At least 22 DNCBers enjoyed a fantastic outing on Wednesday in Surrey, visiting the … Continue reading

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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. 2012-24 to Grant Narrows Park

Seven birders (Lorna, Kay, Marion S, rookie Jane K, Eric L, Anne M and me) got drenched on this morning’s “away” outing to beautiful Grant Narrows Regional Park (now operated by the Katzie Development Corp.) at Pitt Lake.  Hi-lites included: … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Band-tailed Pigeon, Black Swift, Bullock's Oriole, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Cliff Swallow, Grant Narrows, Gray Catbird, Long-tailed Duck, MacGillivray's Warbler, Mute Swan, Osprey, Pitt Lake, Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA, Purple Finch, Swainson's Thrush, Vaux's Swift, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment