WEDNESDAYS from APR 3, 2019
Wed April 24 Whidbey Island, USA. Leave Petra’s at 7am; leave Peace Arch Parking Lot at 7:30; drive to Keystone Ferry Terminal for 10:15 ferry to Port Townsend & 11am ferry back. Then Deception Pass State Park.
Wed May 1 UBC Botanical Garden. Leave Petra’s at 7:30; meet at Garden parking lot at 8:30; register at meter for 3 hrs free parking.
Wed May 8 Tennant Lake, USA; Leave Petra’s at 7:30; leave Peace Arch Parking Lot at 8; drive to Tennant Lake Fragrance Garden (5200 Nielsen Rd in Ferndale) – 20 minutes from Blaine – take I-5 to exit 262 – right on Main St/Axton Rd – left on Hovander Rd – right on Nielsen Rd.
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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
About 25 DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful, and productive, Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park. Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Some left Petra’s at 7:30 am and met me and others at 8:15 am at the … Continue reading
More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Around twenty participants enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park. We reversed our route to accommodate the tide and had some neat … Continue reading
Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), David Hoar (DH) & Roger Meyer (RM). More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Thirteen DNCBers enjoyed a surprisingly almost-rainfree and birdy Wednesday morning wandering through … Continue reading
It was another wet and rainy Tuesday morning with only six DNCBers braving the “normal” BC elements at Brunswick Point… We estimated 60,000 shorebirds (wish we could ID the different species) were feeding at Roberts Bank this morning, along with the thousands of ducks, mostly Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon and Mallards. About 20 Trumpeter Swans were along the distant shoreline too. Continue reading
more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1: Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal: Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading
Fourteen DNCBers spent an overcast but dry and comfortable Tuesday morning wandering around the gorgeous flower beds of Queen Elizabeth Park in downtown Vancouver. There seemed to be a “fallout” of Warblers in the trees so we had lots of … Continue reading