Category Archives: Black Swift

DNCB Outing No. 2016-24 to Pitt Lake

About 22 (I lost count; guesstimate participant list at end) DNCBers enjoyed some beautiful vistas and interesting sightings on our Wednesday morning walk in the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area.  Check out lots of photos on our DNCB Picasa site. … Continue reading

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DNCB Birds-on-the-Bay Outing No. 2016-23 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

About 25 participants, including lots of Newbies, enjoyed our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing this morning in Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP).  There are not a plethora of birds in BBRP in June, it being nesting time and … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2014-21 to Cheam Lake Park in Chilliwack

Photos by Terry Carr (TC) and Marion Shikaze (MS) to be added soon! On an overcast, but dry, Wednesday morning, nine DNCBers left the Ladner Bus Exchange at 6:15 a.m. on an outing to Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Park in … Continue reading

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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

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DNCB Outing No. 98 to Pitt Polder

Casual Birding outing #98 Ten birders (John & Kay & Miyako, Rick & Marg, Lorna, Anne, Eleanor, Roger and me) spent a very enjoyable, comfortable and rain-less Wednesday morning at Grant Narrows Regional Park, aka Pitt Polder.  This was an … Continue reading

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