Category Archives: Northern Rough-winged Swallow

DNCB Outing No. 2019-28 to Derby Reach Regional Park, Langley

Twenty-two DNCBers enjoyed an overcast but very comfortable Wednesday morning outing along the Fort to Fort trail in Derby Reach Regional Park. We had a few neat sightings, and lots of good chatter with several newbies and returning world travelers; … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

Note:  Delta Nat Roger Meyer wrote most of this superb report! With a partially overcast day and rain showers predicted the undaunted DNCB birders set out in three vehicles from Petras and arrived at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) far … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, House Wren, Lazuli Bunting, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-20 to Jackman Wetlands & Aldergrove Regional Park

Twenty DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday in Langley Township at the Jackman Wetlands and Aldergrove Regional Parks.  Check out the spectacular photos of our sightings on our DNCB Flickr site. Ten of us car-pooled magnificently at 7:30 am from Petra’s … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Aldergrove Regional Park, Bullock's Oriole, Jackman Wetlands, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pied-billed Grebe, Ring-necked Duck, Turkey Vulture, Western Painted Turtle, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-16 to Whidbey Island, USA

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday on our “away” outing to a number of parks on Whidbey Island.  We saw several species, including pelagic birds that we don’t often see in the BC lower mainland.  Check out the brilliant photos … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Cliff Swallow, Common Murre, Coupeville, Cranberry Lake, Crockett Lake, Deception Pass Campground, Gray Whale, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Rosario Point, Turkey Vulture, Whidbey Island, White Pelican | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-14 to Brydon Lagoon & Hi-Knoll Park, Surrey

Twenty-three hardy DNCBers enjoyed a rainy, but comfortable if dressed appropriately, Wednesday morning in Langley at Brydon Lagoon and Hi-Knoll Park.  Check out the spectacular photographic evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Eight folk left Petra’s at 7:30 am, car-pooling … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brydon Lagoon, Cliff Swallow, Hi-Knoll Park, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

A big crowd (around 25, most listed below) joined me on another beautiful Wednesday morning at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) in Coquitlam.  We saw lots of neat species, up-close-and-personal, and you can see the spectacular photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, Green Heron, Hooded Merganser, Lazuli Bunting, Mourning Dove, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Warbling Vireo, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-18 to Whidbey Island, USA

Sixteen DNCBers really enjoyed our “away” outing to Deception Pass and Whidbey Island USA last Wednesday.  It was a gorgeous day and we saw lots of neat stuff.  Check out the photo evidence at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&text=2018-18&view_all=1. Some left Petra’s at 7:00 … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Chipping Sparrow, Common Murre, Coupeville, Deception Pass, Fort Casey, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Osprey, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Pileated Woodpecker, Port Townsend, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Rhinoceros Auklet, Townsend’s Chipmunk, Whidbey Island, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment