Category Archives: Spotted Sandpiper

DNCB Outing No. 2017-31 to Reifel Via Ferry Jetty and TFN Lands

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS), Maureen Sinilaid (MS), & Terry Carr (TC) More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a balmy summer’s morning and a light breeze off the water, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Phalarope, Reifel, Spotted Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Wilson’s Phalarope | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-34 to Iona Regional Park

Ten DNCBers spent a very enjoyable, but frustrating Wednesday morning at Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  We saw lots of neat species, but we had a frustrating time trying to identify the different warblers, sandpipers, flycatchers and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alder Flycatcher, Iona, Merlin, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Red-breasted Merganser, Spotted Sandpiper, Wandering Tattler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-29 to Iona & Manning Park

Report A:  Iona Regional Park Only four of us, Roger, Mike, Chris and I, went to Iona Regional Park last Wednesday while several others (Kirsten, Marion & Jean, plus Pat & Maureen, Manli & Liz) spent the day at Manning … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Three-Toed Woodpecker, Barrow's Goldeneye, Beaver Lodge Wetlands, Blackwall peak, Chipping Sparrow, Clark's Nutcracker, Columbian Ground Squirrel, Douglas Squirrel, Gray Jay, Hermit Thrush, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Manning Park, Merlin, Mule Deer, Pectoral Sandpiper, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Martin, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Spruce Bay Beach, Strawberry Flats, Western Sandpiper, Yellow-pine Chipmunk, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-24 to Pitt Lake

About 22 (I lost count; guesstimate participant list at end) DNCBers enjoyed some beautiful vistas and interesting sightings on our Wednesday morning walk in the Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area.  Check out lots of photos on our DNCB Picasa site. … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Band-tailed Pigeon, Black Swift, Black Turnstone, Bullock's Oriole, Cliff Swallow, Eastern Kingbird, Evening Grosbeak, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Osprey, Pied-billed Grebe, Pitt Lake, Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA, Spotted Sandpiper, Turkey Vulture, Vaux's Swift, Western Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson's Snipe, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-22 to Surrey Bend Regional Park

At about 8:30 on another great Wednesday morning, twenty two DNC Birding Brigaders began assembling in the parking lot of Surrey Bend Regional Park, a new destination – although some in the group had explored a gravel access track, now called … Continue reading

Posted in Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Osprey, Spotted Sandpiper, Swainson's Thrush, Western Wood-Pewee, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-21 to Burnaby Lake

On a beautiful DNCB Wednesday, twenty-four of us met at the Nature House in Burnaby Lake Regional Park and had an awesome outing wandering the trails of the park.  Lots of neat sightings; check out the visual evidence by our … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black-throated Grey Warbler, Blue-winged Teal, Burnaby Lake, Cinnamon Teal, Douglas Squirrel, Long-billed Dowitcher, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Sandhill Crane, Spotted Sandpiper, Swainson's Thrush, Warbling Vireo, Willow Flycatcher, Wilson’s Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing Report No. 2014-33 to Reifel

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Delta Wednesday morning at Reifel Bird Sanctuary. Hi-lites included: seeing our target bird Stilt Sandpipers and lots of inane chatter among an eclectic group of like-minded weirdoes.  Check out Ken’s, Tony’s and others’ photos (soon) … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Cooper's Hawk, Pelagic Cormorant, Reifel, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, Spotted Sandpiper, Stilt Sandpiper, TFN, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment