Category Archives: Sandhill Crane

DNCB Outing No. 2019-21 to Minnekhada Regional Park, Coquitlam

Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed a somewhat strenuous hike on a beautiful Wednesday morning through the woods of Minnekhada Regional Park in Coquitlam.  And we saw some neat species too; check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Note: previous … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Brown Creeper, Minnekhada Park, Mourning Dove, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Sandhill Crane, Swainson's Thrush, Townsend's Warbler, Western Tanager, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-18 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a “local” outing on Wednesday to the Tsawwassen Ferry  terminal, then the ponds on TFN land, then Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We had over 50 species seen (see Anne’s eBird list below); check out the photo evidence on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beach Grove, Black Oystercatcher, Great Horned Owl, Least Sandpiper, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Purple Martin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Spotted Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, White-fronted Goose, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-08 to Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty, TFN and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

With a weather report of a strong wind from Squamish producing a minus 13 degree wind chill, I was amazed to find Petra’s DNCB table crowded with 10 dedicated birders.  It was mind-numbing just to picture us on the unprotected … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Northern Shrike, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | 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. 2018-43 to Reifel Island via Ferry and TFN Lands

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Once again we began without our regular leader, Tom, who is basking in the Australian sun while we started the day shivering in the morning cold on the Tsawwassen Ferry … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Cedar Waxwing, Cooper's Hawk, Hermit Thrush, Long-billed Dowitcher, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-32 to Burnaby Lake Park

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a hot Wednesday morning wandering the trails at Burnaby Lake Park.  Check out the beautiful photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site (more to come). Eight of us car-pooled nicely in two vehicles from Petra’s at 7:30 … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Dipper, Burnaby Lake, Hutton's Vireo, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Mink, Pileated Woodpecker, Sandhill Crane, Swainson's Thrush, Willow Flycatcher | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-29 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary

See photos at our DNCB Flickr site Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Summer Wednesday morning in Delta on a local outing to Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We car-pooled from Petra’s at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Brandt's Cormorant, Caspian Tern, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Harrier, Osprey, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Purple Martin, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment