Category Archives: Vaux’s Swift

DNCB Outing No. 2019-25 to Pitt Lake Wildlife Management Area

Twenty-three DNCBers enjoyed a long but fruitful day at the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Coquitlam on Wednesday.  A very long walk, some interesting sightings in a magnificent setting, and a delicious lunch; check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

Note:  Delta Nat Roger Meyer wrote most of this superb report! With a partially overcast day and rain showers predicted the undaunted DNCB birders set out in three vehicles from Petras and arrived at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) far … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, House Wren, Lazuli Bunting, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-36 to Mt. Baker, Washington

Fourteen DNCBers enjoyed spectacular scenery on a beautiful Wednesday on our annual all-day outing to Mt. Baker in Washington State.  And we saw some gorgeous wildflowers and a few neat birds as well.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Dipper, American Pipit, Artist Point, Gray Jay, Mt. Baker, Townsend's Warbler, Vaux's Swift, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-26 to Campbell Valley Park

At least twenty-six DNCBers participated for some time (me for only the Photo op) on our Wednesday outing to Campbell Valley Park (CVP).  Check out the many beaut photos on our DNCB Flickr site. Several folk car-pooled from Petra’s at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Campbell Valley, Cassin's Vireo, Cedar Waxwing, Douglas Squirrel, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Swainson's Thrush, Townsend’s Chipmunk, Vaux's Swift, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | 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. 2016-33 to Cypress Mountain Park

Eleven DNCBers spent a glorious Wednesday morning walking the trails of Cypress Mountain Park.  Along with the spectacular vistas and exhilarating mountain walk to Bowen Lookout, we also had a few neat sightings of flora and birds.  Check out the … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cypress Mountain, Evening Grosbeak, Gray Jay, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Vaux's Swift, Western Tanager, Yew Lake | 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