Category Archives: American Kestrel

DNCB Outing No. 2019-53 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Several Delta Nats participated in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21.  Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5.  Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-42 to Brunswick Point

Nineteen DNCBers braved the windy and cool elements on what turned out to be a very pleasant and productive Tuesday morning outing along the dike trail at Brunswick Point.  We saw lots of migrant waterfowl and shorebirds, and other good … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brown Booby, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Sanderling, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-40 to Pt. Roberts, USA

Twenty-five DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday morning of birding at several locations in Pt. Roberts, USA.  We saw lots of species, several neat and entertaining, at Lighthouse Marine Park, the Marina and Sea Bright Homes complex; check out the massive … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pacific Loon, Parasitic Jaeger, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, River Otter, Western Grebe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-31 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH), Noreen Rudd (NR), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Sabine Decamp (SD) Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning outing at Iona Regional Park.  We saw some neat stuff, as attested by … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pectoral Sandpiper, Purple Martin, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-44 to Whidbey Island, Port Townsend/Fort Casey/Deception Pass and Rosario Beach

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. “Optimists”… with weather reports for clouds and showers and a 110 mile drive ahead (2 hours and 11 minutes ), undaunted, Delta Nats Mike, Terry, David and Noreen, Roger 2, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Deception Pass, Fort Casey, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Marbled Murrelet, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Surfbird, Whidbey Island | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-37 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Twenty-five folk enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday morning wandering around Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP) on our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing.  The tide was high, the weather was fine, the chatfest was illuminating, and we saw a few … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Franklin’s Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

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