Category Archives: Dunlin

DNCB Outing No. 2017-15 to Ladner Parks

Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), David Hoar (DH) & Roger Meyer (RM). More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Thirteen DNCBers enjoyed a surprisingly almost-rainfree and birdy Wednesday morning wandering through … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2017-13 to Iona Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twelve crazy birders braved the rain, again for the 5th consecutive outing, on a surprisingly very successful outing to Iona Regional Park.  Check out the photo evidence of Wednesday’s outing on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Caspian Tern, Dunlin, Iona, Mountain Bluebird, Orange-crowned Warbler, Peregrine Falcon, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Virginia Rail, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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. 2017-03 to White Rock Pier and Blackie Spit

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Only nine keeners weathered Tuesday’s rain, and enjoyed a surprisingly productive and fun morning at the White Rock pier and then Blackie Spit Park.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blackie Spit, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-02 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Brian Avent (BA), Pat Smart (PS), Liz Stewart (LS), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), Roger Meyer (RM) more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twelve DNCBers enjoyed a cool but dry, sunny and very … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Dunlin, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mew Gull, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Sewage Lagoons, Tufted Duck, Virginia Rail, Wilson's Snipe | 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

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-52: Ladner Christmas Bird Count

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Our regular DNCB Outing date fell on the day of the Ladner CBC, so we decided to make the Ladner CBC our last outing of 2016! The count is part of the regional … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, CBC Ladner, Dunlin, Herring Gull, Mew Gull, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Thayer's Gull | Leave a comment