Category Archives: Purple Martin

DNCB Outing No. 2018-38 to Iona Regional Park

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

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-35 to Sidney Spit National Park

Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed a fantastic, well-organized, all-day outing to an exciting new destination, Sidney Spit, a Gulf Islands National Park off Vancouver Island.  We saw lots of neat birds too; check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Baird’s Sandpiper, Black Oystercatcher, California Gull, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Least Sandpiper, Marbled Murrelet, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Rhinoceros Auklet, Sanderling, Semipalmated Plover, Sidney Spit National Park, Turkey Vulture, Western Sandpiper, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-34 to Maplewood Flats, North Vancouver

Twenty DNCBers enjoyed a very pleasant Wednesday morning wandering the trails and mudflats of Maplewood Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  Check out some beaut photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Eleven of us left Tsawwassen (Petra’s) at 7:30 am, car-pooling … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black-tailed Deer, Cedar Waxwing, Garter snake, Maplewood Flats, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Osprey, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Wood-Pewee | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-31 to Blackie Spit Park

Photos by David Hoar (DH), Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Ken Borrie (KB) About 25 DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning in Blackie Spit Park in South … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blackie Spit, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Long-billed Curlew, Long-billed Dowitcher, Purple Martin | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-30 to Iona Regional Park

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a brilliant, hot & muggy Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park, a regular and always fruitful destination for us.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site.  Also see Roger’s photos of breaching Orca’s taken … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Mink, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Martin, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-29 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Summer Wednesday morning in Delta on a local outing to Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We car-pooled from Petra’s at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Brandt's Cormorant, Caspian Tern, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Osprey, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Ferry Outing No. 2018-28 to Salt Spring Island

Only the Magnificent Seven DNCBers took the Ferry outing to Salt Spring Island on another gorgeous Wednesday.  We had a few neat sightings, but mostly just enjoyed a beautiful, and almost free, day among the idyllic Gulf Islands.  Check out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, Fulford Harbour, Ganges, Mink, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Salt Spring Island, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Western Wood-Pewee | Leave a comment