Category Archives: Black Scoter

DNCB Outing No. 2018-07 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a beautiful, but cold morning, 11 eager birders arrived at the meeting site at the entrance to Drayton Harbor in Blaine, USA, after an easy border crossing.  We won’t mention Jean’s tardiness.  … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-05 to Point Roberts, USA

Eighteen DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny Tuesday outing at Lighthouse Marine Park, the Marina, Maple Beach, and Lily Point Park in Point Roberts.  Check out some brilliant photo evidence on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&text=2018-05&view_all=1. A convoy of too many … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2017-48 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Bay, Washington

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Finally, a sunny Tuesday!  Twenty DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful clear and cool day at various spots around Drayton Harbour and Semiahmoo Bay in Blaine, Washington.  Plus, we had a lot of really neat … Continue reading

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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. 2016-51 to Drayton Harbour & Semiahmoo Spit, USA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. Ten DNCBers enjoyed a cool (~7 degrees Celsius), but dry and comfortable Tuesday morning of birding around Drayton Harbour and Semiahmoo Bay in Blaine, Washington.  Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Blaine Marine Park, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-39 to Point Roberts, WA

Around 20 folk (I lost count) enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday morning of birding at Pt. Roberts.  Check out the photo evidence at our DNCB Flickr site. We met at Lighthouse Park in PR shortly after 8:00 am and the Strait … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, California Gull, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Parasitic Jaeger, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Turkey Vulture | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-3 to White Rock Pier and Blackie Spit

A decent weather forecast brought DNCBers out en masse and we had 27 participants (see List at end, and Ken’s photo on our DNCB website) Tuesday on our White Rock Pier and Blackie Spit outing.  It was a beaut day … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser | 2 Comments