Category Archives: Harlequin Duck

DNCB Outing 2019-49 to Blaine, Washington

On Tuesday morning, twelve DNCBers had a very enjoyable outing to Blaine, Washington.  We stopped at Blaine Marine Park, the Fishing Pier, Drayton Harbor Marina, the Boat Launch, Semiahmoo Spit and a wooded area at the east end of Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Murre, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No 2019-45 to Whidbey Island, USA

ploFourteen DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful sunny and clear Tuesday visiting several parks on Whidbey Island in Washington State, plus a magnificent ferry ride.  There are already some spectacular shots on our DNCB Flickr site (more to come). Some left Petra’s … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Brown Creeper, California Quail, Common Murre, Coupeville, Cranberry Lake, Crocket Lake, Deception Pass, Elephant Seal, Fort Casey, Garter snake, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Heermann's Gull, Least Sandpiper, Long-tailed Duck, Mew Gull, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Pigeon Guillemot, Port Townsend, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Rhinoceros Auklet, Semi-palmated Plover, Surfbird, Whidbey Island | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-44 to Tsawwassen Ferry terminal & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Twenty-one DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny day in Delta and had a very productive outing, first to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal, then our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  Check out the photo evidence of our bird, mushroom, plant and people sightings … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Cackling Geese, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lesser Snow Goose, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Finch, Red-necked Grebe, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Sandhill Crane, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-40 to Pt. Roberts, USA

Twenty-five DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful Wednesday morning of birding at several locations in Pt. Roberts, USA.  We saw lots of species, several neat and entertaining, at Lighthouse Marine Park, the Marina and Sea Bright Homes complex; check out the massive … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Brandt's Cormorant, Caspian Tern, Cedar Waxwing, Harbour Porpoise, Harlequin Duck, Marbled Murrelet, Pacific Loon, Parasitic Jaeger, Pelagic Cormorant, Pigeon Guillemot, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, River Otter, Western Grebe, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

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