Category Archives: American Bittern

DNCB Outing No. 2020-08 to Tsawwassen Ferry Causeway & Reifel

Twenty-three DNCBers had an enjoyable outing on Tuesday to the Tsawwassen Ferry Causeway, TFN and Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  It was cloudy and cold, but the rain held off. Brian’s eBird list showed 54 species (see below). Photos are on the … 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. 2019-11 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 Outing No. 2013-51 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Photos by Bryan King (BK), Glen Bodie (GB), Tony Mitra (TM), Terry Carr (TC) & … will be added soon At least sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a sunny, relatively mild morning of birding on the way to and at Reifel Bird … Continue reading

Posted in American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Canoe Pass, Harbour Seal, Northern Harrier, Reifel, Rough-legged Hawk, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Virginia Rail, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2011-26 to Brunswick Point & the North Forty

Seven weirdos weathered a windy Wednesday (Roger & Rose, Mike & Lorna, Hans Ulf, Sleepy Alan and me) at Brunswick Point, and then a more enjoyable and successful late stint at the North Forty.  Hi-lites were an American Bittern, nesting … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Brunswick Point, Bullock's Oriole, Cooper's Hawk, Lazuli Bunting, North Forty/VWS, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2011-25 to Pitt Lake Park

Nine participants (Rick & Marg, Roger & Mike, Lorna, Anne, first-timer John Whittaker, our local guru Larry Cowan and me) enjoyed a beautiful morning of birding at the Pitt Polder Park at Grant Narrows.  Hi-lites including our “destination birds” were: … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, American Redstart, Band-tailed Pigeon, Bullock's Oriole, Cedar Waxwing, Cliff Swallow, Eastern Kingbird, Grant Narrows, Gray Catbird, Mute Swan, Osprey, Pitt Lake, Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA, Swainson's Thrush, Warbling Vireo, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing #2011-02 to Iona

Seventeen birders (we’re becoming very popular) enjoyed a very pleasant, clear and cool (+5 degrees C) Monday (Jan. 10) morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent Sewage Lagoons.  We were: John & Kay, Rick & Marg, Bill M, Terry … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Canvasback, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Iona, Northern Shrike, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Duck, Rough-legged Hawk, Trumpeter Swan, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-headed Blackbird | Leave a comment