Category Archives: Dunlin

DNCB Outing No. 2020-10 to Iona Regional Park

To reduce the risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus, we are reluctantly suspending DNCB Outings, and DNS Meetings, until further notice. We need to practice social distancing – at least 2m apart. There are lots of outdoor spaces close to … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bonaparte's Gull, Canvasback, Dunlin, Iceland Gull, Iona, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Duck, Thayer's Gull, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

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

Posted in *DNCB, American Bittern, Barred Owl, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Black-bellied Plover, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-07 to Blaine Marine and Semiahmoo Parks, USA

Eighteen DNCBers enjoyed a super sunny Tuesday at Blaine Marine and Semiahmoo Parks in Washington State.  The photogs were ecstatic with the conditions and got some beaut shots of many species up-close-and-personal.  Check out their wizardry on our DNCB Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Canvasback, Cooper's Hawk, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harbour Seal, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Sanderling, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-05 to Brunswick Point

Ten DNCBers braved the elements on Tuesday for an outing to Brunswick Point in Ladner, where we saw 26 species.  Check out the photos on our DNCB Flickr site. We left Tsawwassen at 7:30 in light rain.  And it was … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Trumpeter Swan, Western Meadowlark, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-02 to Alaksen & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Ten hardy DNCBers braved the cold (-8C) on a “changed” outing to Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We saw many neat species, 50 total according to David’s eBird list (see below), and our photogs … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Dunlin, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Birds on the Bay Outing No. 2019-51 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

These photos by Jim Kneesch Nearly 30 participants braved the elements this morning on our quarterly Birds on the Bay outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park.  David’s eBird list recorded 32 species seen.  Check out the photo evidence on our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Birds-on-the-Bay, Boundary Bay, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing 2019-49 to Blaine, Washington

On Tuesday morning, twelve DNCBers had a very enjoyable outing to Blaine, Washington.  We stopped at Blaine Marine Park, the Fishing Pier, Drayton Harbor Marina, the Boat Launch, Semiahmoo Spit and a wooded area at the east end of Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Murre, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-47 on Boundary Bay Dyke Trail at 104th St.

Eighteen DNCBers braved a rainy Tuesday morning walking the Boundary Bay dyke trail from 104th almost to 88th and back.  We saw thousands of shorebirds, waterfowl and other species; check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site (more … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Delta Heritage AirPark, Dunlin, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Sanderling | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-44 to Tsawwassen Ferry terminal & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Twenty-one DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny day in Delta and had a very productive outing, first to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, then our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence of our bird, mushroom, plant and people sightings … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Cackling Geese, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lesser Snow Goose, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Sandhill Crane, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-42 to Brunswick Point

Nineteen DNCBers braved the windy and cool elements on what turned out to be a very pleasant and productive Tuesday morning outing along the dike trail at Brunswick Point.  We saw lots of migrant waterfowl and shorebirds, and other good … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brown Booby, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Least Sandpiper, Northern Harrier, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Sanderling, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper, Wilson's Snipe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment