Category Archives: Lincoln’s Sparrow

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2017-36 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

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

Posted in *DNCB, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-15 to Ladner Parks

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

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Dunlin, Ladner Harbour Park, Ladner S.Arm Marsh, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-11 to Brunswick Point

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

Posted in Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Mountain Bluebird, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

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

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-40 to Queen Elizabeth Park

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

Posted in *DNCB, Cooper's Hawk, Hermit Thrush, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Queen Elizabeth Park, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-44 to Point Roberts, USA

A cast of thousands (actually 27, see names at end) enjoyed another gorgeous Tuesday morning (yesterday) of birding in Pt. Roberts, USA.  It was a banner morning, but you will have to read to the end of this exhausting epic … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, California Gull, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Hooded Merganser, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ruddy Turnstone, Snow Bunting, Steller Sea Lion, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-37 to Boundary Bay and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

About 25 folk participated in various aspects of Wednesday’s “erratic” DNCB outing to Boundary Bay at 104th and 96th Streets, then Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  This was the alternate destination as our Mt. Baker outing (poor weather) was postponed to next … Continue reading

Posted in 104 Street, 96 Street, American Golden-Plover, American Pipit, Bald Eagle, Bank Swallow, Boundary Bay, Caspian Tern, Dunlin, House Wren, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Red-tailed Hawk, Redhead, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Sora, Virginia Rail, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment