Category Archives: Common Murre

DNCB Outing No. 2017-05 to Beach Grove Park and Pt. Roberts, WA

Photos by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Tony Mitra (TM), Roger Meyer (RM), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS), Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH) more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Twenty-one DNCBers (list of participants at end) … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Beach Grove, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Common Murre, Great Horned Owl, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Long-tailed Duck, Mew Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-necked Grebe, Sanderling | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-44 to Point Roberts, Washington

Photos below are a small sample of the photos posted by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMac), Glen Bodie (GB), Roger Meyer (RM) and others on our DNCB Flickr site Once again, with Tom absent and lazing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Turnstone, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-44 to Point Roberts, USA

A cast of thousands (actually 27, see names at end) enjoyed another gorgeous Tuesday morning (yesterday) of birding in Pt. Roberts, USA.  It was a banner morning, but you will have to read to the end of this exhausting epic … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, California Gull, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Hooded Merganser, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Ruddy Turnstone, Snow Bunting, Steller Sea Lion, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Ferry Outing No. 2015-34 to Salt Spring Island

Nine DNCBers spent another beautiful Wednesday on Salt Spring Island and riding the ferries among the Gulf Islands.  Not a lot of bird sightings, but a fun trip, climaxed with a pod of Killer Whales welcoming us to Tsawwassen Ferry … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Common Murre, Gulf Islands, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Orca, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-necked Grebe, Salt Spring Island | Leave a comment

DNCB “Ferry” Outing No. 2015-30 to Victoria

Eight DNCBers (Terry, PB Lorna, Mike B, White Rock Al, Islanders Rick & Marg, visiting “Pommy” Greg W and me) enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday in paradise, riding the ferry to Vancouver Island, double-decker bus to Victoria, and then wandering through … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Beacon Hill Park, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Heermann's Gull, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Victoria | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2015-8 to Point Roberts, USA

Photos by Terry Carr (TC), Glen Bodie (GB), Tony Mitra (TM) & Marion Shikaze (MS) More than 20 birders (actually 23, duly named at report end) joined our DNCB group on a beautiful February Tuesday morning at a number of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, *Special Birds, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Rhinoceros Auklet, Western Meadowlark | Leave a comment

DNCB Report No. 2015-3 to Point Roberts, WA

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another glorious sunny Tuesday morning wandering around a number of Parks in Point Roberts, USA.  Hi-lites included seeing lots of neat species, some in breeding plumage, plus 3 Grebe species, 3 Scoter species, 3 Cormorant species, and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Common Murre, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment