Category Archives: Purple Martin

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

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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

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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

DNCB Outing No. 2018-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club & Park

Twenty-two DNCBers spent another gorgeous Wednesday morning around the Little Campbell River Hatchery at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club (SFGC) in Surrey.  We saw lots of neat species and you can see some amazing photo evidence on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, Cedar Waxwing, Hutton's Vireo, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

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. 2017-34 to Iona Regional Park

Photos below by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site More than 20 (I lost count) DNCBers enjoyed a so-so birding adventure … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cedar Waxwing, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Mink, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift | Leave a comment