Category Archives: Purple Martin

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

DNCB Outing No. 2017-24 to Maplewood Flats

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eighteen DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning in Maplewood Flats Conservation Area in North Vancouver.  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass icon in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Black-throated Grey Warbler, Cedar Waxwing, Maplewood Flats, Osprey, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Pelagic Cormorant, Purple Martin, Red-eyed Vireo, Swainson's Thrush, Turkey Vulture, Warbling Vireo, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-34 to Iona Regional Park

Ten DNCBers spent a very enjoyable, but frustrating Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  We saw lots of neat species, but we had a frustrating time trying to identify the different warblers, sandpipers, flycatchers and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alder Flycatcher, Iona, Merlin, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Wandering Tattler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-32 to Salt Spring Island

Eleven DNCBers enjoyed our Gulf Island Ferry outing to Salt Spring last Wednesday.  Check out the photo evidence on our website at http://www.dncb.wordpress.com.  Note: Our Picasa site is not working; we are working on other methods of posting photos. We … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mew Gull, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, River Otter, Salt Spring Island, Thayer's Gull, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-29 to Iona & Manning Park

Report A:  Iona Regional Park Only four of us, Roger, Mike, Chris and I, went to Iona Regional Park last Wednesday while several others (Kirsten, Marion & Jean, plus Pat & Maureen, Manli & Liz) spent the day at Manning … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Three-Toed Woodpecker, Barrow's Goldeneye, Beaver Lodge Wetlands, Blackwall peak, Chipping Sparrow, Clark's Nutcracker, Columbian Ground Squirrel, Douglas Squirrel, Gray Jay, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Manning Park, Merlin, Mule Deer, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Spruce Bay Beach, Strawberry Flats, Western Sandpiper, Yellow-pine Chipmunk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-28 to Alaksen and Reifel

Twenty-two DNCBers (see names at end) enjoyed a very pleasant Wednesday morning outing to Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and then in our DNCB Mecca, Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Although Summer birding in Delta is not as prolific as in Winter, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Brown Creeper, Purple Martin, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Vaux's Swift, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment