Category Archives: Whimbrel

DNCB Outing No. 2017-06 to Ferry Terminal, TFN, Reifel Bird Sanctuary & Alaksen NWA

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Check out photos on our DNCB Flickr site: go to, then click the magnifying glass icon in the “Photo Pool” row, and add 2017-06 to “DNCB Photos” in the Search box at … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2015-15 to Drayton Harbour & Semiahmoo Spit

photos by Terry (TC), Glen (GB), Marion (MS), Pascale & Alberto (P&A) at DNCB Picasa site Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday morning in Blaine, Washington, circling Drayton Harbour.  Hi-lites included many Grebes and other Waterfowl in beautiful breeding plumage … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-bellied Plover, Blaine Marine Park, Caspian Tern, Cooper's Hawk, Drayton Harbor, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Semiahmoo Spit, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2013-29 on the Gulf Island Ferries

Nineteen DNCBers met on the Salt Spring Ferry round 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday for our all-day Island Ferry “Birding” Outing.  It was a glorious day and it was a wonderful Island Cruise, but we didn’t see a lot of different … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Galiano Island, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mayne Island, Mink, Pender Island, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, Salt Spring Island, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2013-27 to Tsa Tsu Heronry, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Alaksen and Reifel

Photos by Terry, Jonathan, Marion, Glen, Roger & Ken will be added soon! I persuaded/conned my naturalist friend Justin Peter with Worldwide Quest Nature Tours to write the DNCB report for our “local” outing on Wednesday morning to the Heronry … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Barn Owl, Black Oystercatcher, Harlequin Duck, Northern Harrier, Reifel, TFN, TsaTsu Heronry, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2013-17 to Blackie Spit

Photos by Marion, Jonathan, Terry, Roger & Ken Twenty-one participants (Anne M, Kirsten, Marion, Hans, Jonathan & Lorraine, Ken & Anne A, Kay, Al S, Donna, Lorna, Mike, Terry, Bryan & Janet, Roger, Gerhard, Sheila, Jackie and Tom) spent another … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2012-27 to the North Forty and Blackie Spit

Eleven participants (Terry C, Anne M, Eleanor C, Peggy K, Gerhard L, Mike B, Deborah T, Eric L, Ken B. & Anne A come lately, and me, plus Annie K and Eileen who left for coffee before we arrived at … Continue reading

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