Category Archives: Black Turnstone

DNCB Outing No. 2019-04 to Point Roberts, USA

Twenty-two DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous sunny Tuesday morning roaming around Lighthouse Marine Park and other spots in Pt. Roberts, USA.  Check out the spectacular photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We left Petra’s shortly after 7:30 am and, following … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Common Murre, Dunlin, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Steller Sea Lion, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing 2018-51 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Fourteen brave souls endured a surprisingly dry and very birdy Tuesday morning along the Tsawwassen Ferry causeway and then at our “Mecca”, Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out/click on the photo evidence of some rare and gorgeous sightings on our DNCB … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Hooded Merganser, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Snow Bunting, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Virginia Rail | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-48 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With the  preceding few days of heavy rain and more forecast, we were expecting more of the same for our regular Tuesday outing.  Fortunately, the five members showing up at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, California Gull, Harbour Seal, Long-tailed Duck, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Sanderling, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-47 to BC Ferries Causeway/TFN Lands/Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful morning to look forward to, the Petra’s group departed for the Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty, where we met those who had gone directly there.  Parking at the pull-out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-39 to White Rock Pier/Blackie Spit/Elgin Heritage Park

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. It was a promising-looking day when we set our from Petra’s.  The group was smaller than usual from there, and consisted of Mike 1 and his Scotland visitor Sean, Mike … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, California Gull, Caspian Tern, Cooper's Hawk, Elgin Heritage Park, Harbour Seal, Long-billed Curlew, Merlin, Mew Gull, Orange-crowned Warbler, Red-necked Grebe, Sharp-shinned Hawk, White Rock Pier, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-20 to Pt. Roberts, USA

Nineteen DNCBers enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday morning birding at some new and old spots in Point Roberts, USA.  Check out the photo evidence of the place, the people, and some amazing birds and flowers on our Flickr site. We (9) … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Quail, California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Northern Harrier, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Rhinoceros Auklet, Sanderling, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-13 to Point Roberts, USA

Photos by Michael Audet (MA), Brian Avent (BA), Jack MacDonald (JMacD) It was pouring rain on Tuesday morning, but eleven stalwart DNCBers showed up, surprising me, and enjoyed a decent and productive outing at various sites in Point Roberts.  Check … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, California Sea Lion, Cooper's Hawk, Harlequin Duck, Hutton's Vireo, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Sanderling, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment