Category Archives: Purple Martin

DNCB Outing No. 2019-34 to Maplewood Flats Conservation Area

Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed a warm, sunny Wednesday morning wandering the trails of Maplewood Flats Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  We saw some neat species, met some neat folk, and had an enjoyable pub lunch. Check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-32 to Blackie Spit and Elgin Heritage Park

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-nine folk (yes 29) enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning in South Surrey at Blackie Spit and Elgin Heritage Parks.  Check out the beaut photo evidence of the birds, flora and participants on our … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-31 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH), Noreen Rudd (NR), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Sabine Decamp (SD) Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning outing at Iona Regional Park.  We saw some neat stuff, as attested by … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-18 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a “local” outing on Wednesday to the Tsawwassen Ferry  terminal, then the ponds on TFN land, then Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We had over 50 species seen (see Anne’s eBird list below); check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beach Grove, Black Oystercatcher, Great Horned Owl, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Spotted Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, White-fronted Goose, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Iona, Lapland Longspur, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Meadowlark, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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