Category Archives: Purple Martin

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

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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

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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 Squirrels, 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

DNCB Outing No. 91 to Maplewood Flats

Casual birding outing #91 Ten participants (Roger, John & Kay, Don & Rochelle, Hans, Terry, Anne, Eleanor and me) spent a gorgeous morning wandering around Maplewood Flats in North Vancouver this morning.  It was an hour’s drive to get there … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 90 to Colony Farm on a windy day

Casual Birding Outing #90 Twelve participants (They like to see their names in print – Hans, Lorna, Don & Rochelle back from umpteen Mediterranean cruises, Photog Terry back from Morocco, Annie K back from Salt Springs Island, Guru Anne back … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Blue-winged Teal, Chipping Sparrow, Cinnamon Teal, Colony Farm, Dunlin, Iona, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment