Category Archives: Eurasian Wigeon

DNCB “Birds on the Bay” Outing No. 2018-50 in Boundary Bay Regional Park

I’m Baaaaack!  About 30 participants, including ten Newbies, enjoyed a sunny Wednesday morning walk on our quarterly Birds on the Bay (BOTB) outing in Boundary Bay Regional Park (BBRP).  Lots of neat sightings and, of course inane chatter.  Check out … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-49 to Terra Nova Park, Richmond

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. A large group of keen Delta Nats birders gathered on a frosty morning in the Terra Nova parking lot.  Despite the chilly morning, it was beautifully sunny, perfect for finding birds, and … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-46 to Boundary Bay at 104 St

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Just after dawn on a chilly morning, 19 Delta Nat’s  birders arrived at Boundary Bay and 104 St.  All of us had found our warm mitts and taken extra jackets so we … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-10 to Steveston Area

Fifteen DNCBers spent a beautiful Tuesday morning in several park areas along the south Fraser River between No. 5 Road and ending at Garry Point Park in Steveston.  Check out the, as always, scintillating photo evidence on our Flickr site … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blue Jay, Brown Creeper, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Finn's Slough, Garry Point, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Steveston, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-09 to Reifel Bird Sanctuary, via Ferry terminal & TFN

Photos on this page by Brian Avent (BA), Pat Smart (PS) and Terry Carr (TC) More photos by these photographers at our DNCB Flickr site Spring is in the Air.  Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a brisk but colourful Tuesday morning outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cedar Waxwing, Common Redpoll, Cooper's Hawk, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB 2018-03 Serpentine Fen/104th Dyke

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was a dark and dreary looking morning with a sprinkling of rain, a day when normal people would have stayed in bed… but not hardy birders!  Six of us (hardy birders) met … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, 104 Street, Barrow's Goldeneye, Eurasian Wigeon, Harbour Seal, Hooded Merganser, Long-eared Owl, Red-tailed Hawk, Serpentine Fen | Leave a comment

DNCB 2018-02 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Next week’s Outing is to Serpentine Fen in Surrey.  Leave Petra’s at 7:30 am, meet at 44th Ave Parking lot (behind Art Knapp’s) around 8 am. Tom is in Cuba… Directions for Tuesday’s Outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment