Category Archives: Merlin

DNCB Outing No. 2018-07 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a beautiful, but cold morning, 11 eager birders arrived at the meeting site at the entrance to Drayton Harbor in Blaine, USA, after an easy border crossing.  We won’t mention Jean’s tardiness.  … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Herring Gull, Long-tailed Duck, Merlin, Mew Gull, Pacific Loon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Sanderling, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site About 19 DNCBers enjoyed a pleasant and productive Tuesday morning travelling to and from, and at Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the brilliant photo evidence of our first 2018 outing on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barred Owl, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Bohemian Waxwing, Brown Creeper, Harlequin Duck, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-51 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Report on Area I, by Terry Carr DNCBers took part in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on December 23.  There are photos on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&view_all=1&text=2017-51 The count is part of the regional Christmas Bird Count, which is … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Beach Grove, Boundary Bay, Cedar Waxwing, Centennial Beach, Common Redpoll, Cooper's Hawk, Long-eared Owl, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Point Roberts, Red Crossbill, Red-tailed Hawk, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Short-eared Owl, Western Meadowlark, White-throated Sparrow, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-headed Blackbird | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-49 Birds on the Bay in Boundary Bay Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a gorgeous sunny Wednesday morning for our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  We had about 25 participants (I lost count with so many children) including … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black Oystercatcher, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-40 to Boundary Bay at 104th Street

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site The Honeymoon is over!  Sixteen DNCBers started dry and finished wet on our Tuesday outing along the Boundary Bay Dyke trail at 104th Street.  Check out the photo evidence of some neat sightings, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, American Pipit, Baird’s Sandpiper, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-37 to White Rock Pier, Blackie Spit and Elgin Park

photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Pat Smart (PS), Roger Meyer (RM) & Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site A large crowd of nearly 30 birders joined us at very … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Avocet, American Pipit, Band-tailed Pigeon, Blackie Spit, Caspian Tern, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-31 to Reifel Via Ferry Jetty and TFN Lands

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), & Terry Carr (TC) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a balmy summer’s morning and a light breeze off the water, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Phalarope, Reifel, Spotted Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Wilson’s Phalarope | Leave a comment