Category Archives: Hooded Merganser

DNCB Outing No. 2020-09 to De Boville Slough & Blakeburn Lagoons, Coquitlam

Eighteen DNCBers, including four South African Newbies, enjoyed a rain-free morning along the DeBoville Slough trail, then the boardwalk around the Blakeburn Lagoons.  We had lots of neat species, and some almost-interesting chatter; check out the brilliant photo evidence on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blakeburn Lagoons Park, Brown Creeper, DeBoville Slough, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-06 to Serpentine Fen and Surrey Lake

Nineteen DCNBers had an enjoyable and productive outing to four Surrey Parks on Tuesday.  It was a dry day with high overcast.  The stops included Serpentine Fen, Surrey Lake and two new stops recommended by Ken and Anne A. – … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Beaver, Belted Kingfisher, Cackling Geese, Cloverdale Youth Park, Eurasian Wigeon, Goldstone pond, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Serpentine Fen, Surrey Lake, Wilson's Snipe | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2020-02 to Alaksen & Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Ten hardy DNCBers braved the cold (-8C) on a “changed” outing to Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and our “Mecca” Reifel Bird Sanctuary.  We saw many neat species, 50 total according to David’s eBird list (see below), and our photogs … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Brown Creeper, Dunlin, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sandhill Crane, Trumpeter Swan, Varied Thrush | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-53 Ladner Christmas Bird Count

Several Delta Nats participated in the Ladner Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 21.  Each Christmas Bird Count is conducted on a single day between December 14 and January 5.  Counts are carried out within a 24-km diameter circle that … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Barn Owl, Barred Owl, BBRP, Beach Grove, Boundary Bay, Brown Creeper, Cackling Geese, CBC Ladner, Centennial Beach, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Great Horned Owl, Greater White-fronted Geese, Hooded Merganser, Merlin, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Sanderling, Short-eared Owl, White-fronted Goose, White-throated Sparrow | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-48 to Stanley Park

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed a mild, sunny, and productive, Tuesday morning at Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver.  We got lots of up-close-and-personal looks at some neat species; check out the amazing photo, and video, evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. Some … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Beaver, Beaver Lake, Brown Creeper, Eurasian Wigeon, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Lost Lagoon, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, River Otter, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Second Beach, Stanley Park | 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 2019-39 to Iona Regional Park

THREE Reports this week!!  From Anne Murray, Roger Meyer & Tom Bearss, just back from his golfing trip to Newfoundland. From Tom:  Thirty (Wow!) DNCBers enjoyed another beautiful Wednesday morning of birding in Iona Regional Park.  We saw lots of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Caspian Tern, Hermit Thrush, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Merlin, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, River Otter, Western Sandpiper, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-31 to Iona Regional Park

Photos by Glen Bodie (GB), David Hoar (DH), Noreen Rudd (NR), Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Sabine Decamp (SD) Seventeen DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Wednesday morning outing at Iona Regional Park.  We saw some neat stuff, as attested by … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Kestrel, Bald Eagle, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Least Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Orange-crowned Warbler, Pectoral Sandpiper, Purple Martin, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Willow Flycatcher, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-12 to Stanley Park

Fifteen DNCBers were surprised by the relatively decent weather on our outing to Stanley Park last Tuesday morning.  The forecasted rain held up and the photogs were happy with some magnificent shots they got in the Park and English Bay.  … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Brown Creeper, English Bay, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Hooded Merganser, Lost Lagoon, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Stanley Park, Yellow-rumped Warbler | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-11 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight DNCBers enjoyed a record warm (24˚C) Tuesday morning at Iona Regional Park.  There were tonnes of birds around on this gorgeous walk, many in beautiful breeding plumage; check out some spectacular photos on our DNCB Flickr site.  Hi-lite, less … Continue reading

Posted in American Bittern, Canvasback, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Lesser Snow Goose, Mountain Bluebird, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pied-billed Grebe, Raccoon, Ring-necked Duck, Say's Phoebe, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment