Category Archives: Northern Harrier

DNCB “Birds on the Bay” Outing No. 2019-24 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

32 folk participated in our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing on Wednesday morning in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  Not a lot of sightings but a beautiful walk in a gorgeous park with a lot of neat folk.  Check out … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2019-23 to Colony Farm Regional Park

Note:  Delta Nat Roger Meyer wrote most of this superb report! With a partially overcast day and rain showers predicted the undaunted DNCB birders set out in three vehicles from Petras and arrived at Colony Farm Regional Park (CFRP) far … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Band-tailed Pigeon, Cedar Waxwing, Colony Farm, Eastern Kingbird, House Wren, Lazuli Bunting, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Pheasant, Spotted Sandpiper, Vaux's Swift, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-22 to Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Surrey

Thirty-one DNCBers (yes 31) spent another beautiful Wednesday morning touring the Little Campbell Hatchery and adjacent amazingly-signed park trails at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club (SFGC) in Surrey. We had lots of neat sightings and they’re posted on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black-throated Grey Warbler, House Wren, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Tanager, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-18 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a “local” outing on Wednesday to the Tsawwassen Ferry  terminal, then the ponds on TFN land, then Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We had over 50 species seen (see Anne’s eBird list below); check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beach Grove, Black Oystercatcher, Great Horned Owl, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Spotted Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, White-fronted Goose, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-16 to Whidbey Island, USA

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday on our “away” outing to a number of parks on Whidbey Island.  We saw several species, including pelagic birds that we don’t often see in the BC lower mainland.  Check out the brilliant photos … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Cliff Swallow, Common Murre, Coupeville, Cranberry Lake, Crockett Lake, Deception Pass Campground, Gray Whale, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Rosario Point, Turkey Vulture, Whidbey Island, White Pelican | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-11 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight DNCBers enjoyed a record warm (24˚C) Tuesday morning at Iona Regional Park.  There were tonnes of birds around on this gorgeous walk, many in beautiful breeding plumage; check out some spectacular photos on our DNCB Flickr site.  Hi-lite, less … Continue reading

Posted in American Bittern, Canvasback, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Lesser Snow Goose, Mountain Bluebird, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pied-billed Grebe, Raccoon, Ring-necked Duck, Say's Phoebe, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2019-10 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

A large group of 35, including several Newbies, participated in our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park on Wednesday. It was a bit overcast, but a very pleasant walk in the park with lots of … Continue reading

Posted in Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Centennial Beach, Eurasian Wigeon, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Thayer's Gull, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment