Category Archives: Merlin

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

DNCB Outing No. 2016-41 to Iona Regional Park & Sewage Lagoons

See photos at DNCB Flickr site Twenty-seven DNCBers (names listed at the end of this Report) enjoyed a beautiful, sunny autumn morning at Iona Regional Park.  The air was crisp and clear, the mountains were spectacular, and the tide was … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Garter snake, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, River Otter, Ruddy Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Western Meadowlark, Wilson’s Warbler, Woolly Bear Caterpillar | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2016-37 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Under gorgeous sunshine this morning, we had more than 30 participants in our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP).  Check out photos (soon I hope) on our new DNCB Flickr site.  Also see … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2016-36 on Boundary Bay Dike at 104th St.

Twenty-three (wow) DNCBers enjoyed a walk on the mud and the path at the 104th St. entrance to the Boundary Bay dike path. Lots of migrants in the Bay and we had some good sightings on a cloudy but comfortable … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, American Pipit, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Delta Heritage AirPark, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Semi-palmated Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-34 to Iona Regional Park

Ten DNCBers spent a very enjoyable, but frustrating Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  We saw lots of neat species, but we had a frustrating time trying to identify the different warblers, sandpipers, flycatchers and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alder Flycatcher, Iona, Merlin, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Wandering Tattler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-29 to Iona & Manning Park

Report A:  Iona Regional Park Only four of us, Roger, Mike, Chris and I, went to Iona Regional Park last Wednesday while several others (Kirsten, Marion & Jean, plus Pat & Maureen, Manli & Liz) spent the day at Manning … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Three-Toed Woodpecker, Barrow's Goldeneye, Beaver Lodge Wetlands, Blackwall peak, Chipping Sparrow, Clark's Nutcracker, Columbian Ground Squirrel, Douglas Squirrel, Gray Jay, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Manning Park, Merlin, Mule Deer, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Spruce Bay Beach, Strawberry Flats, Western Sandpiper, Yellow-pine Chipmunk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-11 to Serpentine Fen

More photos from DNCB Picasa site will be added soon! Another massive crowd of 29 DNCBers (named at and) toured Serpentine Wildlife Management Area (SWMA) in Surrey on a pleasant Tuesday morning.  It was a another spread-out, gabfest, but we … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Serpentine Fen, Virginia Rail, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment