Category Archives: American Bittern

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