Category Archives: Short-eared Owl

DNCB Outing No. 2017-42 to Deception Pass & Whidbey Island WA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Terry and Roger organized a gem of an outing on Tuesday to Deception Pass and Whidbey Island in Washington State.  We had 21 participants under gorgeous sunshine spending an awesome day of birding … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Ancient Murrelet, Bald Eagle, Bonaparte's Gull, Common Murre, Cooper's Hawk, Coupeville, Cranberry Lake, Crockett Lake, Deception Pass, Gray Whale, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Marbled Murrelet, Mew Gull, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Ring-necked Duck, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Whidbey Island | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1:  Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal:  Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-49: Boundary Bay Dike – 104th Street to the Mansion

Photos by Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Brian Avent (BA), David Hoar (DH), Glen Bodie (GB).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. By daybreak the snow had abated, but the roads were … Continue reading

Posted in 104 Street, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-2 to Iona Regional Park & Sewage Lagoons

Twelve impressive DNCBers braved the crappy weather on Tuesday and enjoyed seeing a bunch of neat species at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent Sewage Lagoons.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Picasa site. Rain was forecast all … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Common Redpoll, Dunlin, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tufted Duck | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-11 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Glen (GB), Ken (KB) and Pascale & Alberto (P&A) Almost 30 (actually 28-see names at end) DNCBer’s toured Iona Regional Park and the adjacent Sewage Lagoons on another dry and comfortable Tuesday morning.  Hi-lites included lots of Waterfowl … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Iona, Red-tailed Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Virginia Rail | Leave a comment

DNCB/Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2013-10 to Boundary Bay Regional Park

Seventeen folk (Don & Rochelle, Ken & Anne, Jonathan & Lorraine, Paul and home-schooled Quinn, Roger & Anne M, Mike & Lorna, Leona & Sheila, Jackie & Jennifer and me) enjoyed a very comfortable quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, *DNS, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, Centennial Beach, Eurasian Teal, Mountain Bluebird, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Red-tailed Hawk, Short-eared Owl | Leave a comment

Report on DNCB Outing No. 2012-52 to BBRP and the Dike at 72nd & 64th Streets

I’m baaaaack!!!  Nine DNCBer’s (Lorna, Gerhard, Paul and home-schooled daughter Quinn, Sheila, Kay, Ken, Roger and me) met at Petra’s last Wednesday, December 5 for my first DNCB outing since returning from 7+ weeks holidaying in Western Australia.  Hi-lites of our outing to … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 12 Avenue, 64 Street, 72 Street, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Rough-legged Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Snowy Owl | Leave a comment