Category Archives: Black-bellied Plover

DNCB Outing No. 2017-11 to Brunswick Point

It was another wet and rainy Tuesday morning with only six DNCBers braving the “normal” BC elements at Brunswick Point… We estimated 60,000 shorebirds (wish we could ID the different species) were feeding at Roberts Bank this morning, along with the thousands of ducks, mostly Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon and Mallards. About 20 Trumpeter Swans were along the distant shoreline too. Continue reading

Posted in Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Mountain Bluebird, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1:  Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal:  Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading

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Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2016-50 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Glen Bodie (GB), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Nance Forster (NF), Roger Meyer (RM).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful, sunny morning and a panoramic view of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, BBRP, Birds-on-the-Bay, Black-bellied Plover, Cammidge House, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Purple Finch, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-49: Boundary Bay Dike – 104th Street to the Mansion

Photos by Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Brian Avent (BA), David Hoar (DH), Glen Bodie (GB).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. By daybreak the snow had abated, but the roads were … Continue reading

Posted in 104 Street, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-42 to Brunswick Point

See more photos at DNCB Flickr site At 7:00 AM this morning in Ladner there was monsoon rain and the prospects for birding looked pretty dim.  However the Petra’s group of four, Mike, Val, Terry and Glen, felt that it … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-38 to Blackie Spit & Rene Savenye Park

Over 20 DNCBers (see list below) enjoyed a gorgeous morning at Blackie Spit and Rene Savenye Park with many up-close-and-personal sightings of some neat species.  Check out photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Sightings included: Black Turnstone, Common Loons, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-bellied Plover, Cooper's Hawk, Green Heron, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Northern Harrier, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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