Category Archives: Vaux’s Swift

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

DNCB Outing No. 2016-24 to Pitt Lake

About 22 (I lost count; guesstimate participant list at end) DNCBers enjoyed some beautiful vistas and interesting sightings on our Wednesday morning walk in the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area.  Check out lots of photos on our DNCB Picasa site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Band-tailed Pigeon, Black Swift, Black Turnstone, Bullock's Oriole, Cliff Swallow, Eastern Kingbird, Evening Grosbeak, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Osprey, Pied-billed Grebe, Pitt Lake, Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA, Spotted Sandpiper, Turkey Vulture, Vaux's Swift, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-22 to Cheam Lake Regional Park & Chilliwack Great Blue Heron Reserve

Full set of photos by Glen (GB) & Marion (MS) at DNCB Picasa site For a trip that was on the brink of cancellation, this DNCB outing turned out surprisingly well.  Tom, Terry and Roger had all abandoned the leadership … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cheam Lake Regional Park, Chilliwack Great Blue Heron Reserve, Green Frog, Osprey, Red-eyed Vireo, Turkey Vulture, Vaux's Swift, Warbling Vireo, Western Tanager | Leave a comment

DNCB Report No. 2014-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club/Little Campbell River Hatchery and Elgin Heritage Park

More photos by Terry Carr (TC), Jim Kneesch (JK), Tony Mitra (TM), Liz Stewart (LS), Ken Borrie (KB) to be added soon Over 20 DNCBers (I lost count) spent another beautiful Wednesday morning in Surrey at the Semiahmoo Fish & … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Elgin Heritage Park, Hermit Thrush, Little Campbell River Hatchery, Peregrine Falcon, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Western Tanager, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Report No. 2014-21 to Cheam Lake Park in Chilliwack

Photos by Terry Carr (TC) and Marion Shikaze (MS) to be added soon! On an overcast, but dry, Wednesday morning, nine DNCBers left the Ladner Bus Exchange at 6:15 a.m. on an outing to Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Park in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Swift, Bullock's Oriole, Cheam Lake, Cheam Lake Regional Park, Eastern Kingbird, Lazuli Bunting, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Vaux's Swift, Western Tanager | Leave a comment