Category Archives: Harlequin Duck

DNCB Outing No. 2019-27 to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, TFN Boardwalk, and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Thirty-one folk participated in some or all of our Wednesday morning outing to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, then the Tsawwassen First Nations (TFN) boardwalk, then at Reifel Bird Sanctuary on Westham Island.  We saw lots of species (55) including some … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Blue-winged Teal, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Eastern Kingbird, Harlequin Duck, Least Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Reifel, Sandhill Crane, Semi-palmated Sandpiper, TFN Boardwalk, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-16 to Whidbey Island, USA

Sixteen DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous Wednesday on our “away” outing to a number of parks on Whidbey Island.  We saw several species, including pelagic birds that we don’t often see in the BC lower mainland.  Check out the brilliant photos … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Cliff Swallow, Common Murre, Coupeville, Cranberry Lake, Crockett Lake, Deception Pass Campground, Gray Whale, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mourning Dove, Northern Harrier, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Rosario Point, Turkey Vulture, Whidbey Island, White Pelican | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-13 to Point Roberts, USA

Fifteen DNCBers visited several spots in Pt. Roberts on Wednesday joining thousands of birds as Spring migration continues.  Check out some amazing photos, including several species in gorgeous breeding plumage, on our DNCB Flickr site. The weather was miserable and … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Scoter, California Sea Lion, Common Murre, Eared Grebe, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Long-tailed Duck, Maple Beach, Pacific Loon, Pigeon Guillemot, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Rhinoceros Auklet, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Steller Sea Lion | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-08 to Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty, TFN and Reifel Bird Sanctuary

With a weather report of a strong wind from Squamish producing a minus 13 degree wind chill, I was amazed to find Petra’s DNCB table crowded with 10 dedicated birders.  It was mind-numbing just to picture us on the unprotected … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Northern Shrike, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-04 to Point Roberts, USA

Twenty-two DNCBers enjoyed a gorgeous sunny Tuesday morning roaming around Lighthouse Marine Park and other spots in Pt. Roberts, USA.  Check out the spectacular photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. We left Petra’s shortly after 7:30 am and, following … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Common Murre, Dunlin, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Steller Sea Lion, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-47 to BC Ferries Causeway/TFN Lands/Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With a beautiful morning to look forward to, the Petra’s group departed for the Tsawwassen Ferry Jetty, where we met those who had gone directly there.  Parking at the pull-out … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-44 to Whidbey Island, Port Townsend/Fort Casey/Deception Pass and Rosario Beach

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. “Optimists”… with weather reports for clouds and showers and a 110 mile drive ahead (2 hours and 11 minutes ), undaunted, Delta Nats Mike, Terry, David and Noreen, Roger 2, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Black Oystercatcher, Bonaparte's Gull, Brandt's Cormorant, Deception Pass, Fort Casey, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Marbled Murrelet, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Surfbird, Whidbey Island | Leave a comment