From Oct. 3, DNCB Outings change to TUESDAYS
Tue Oct 17 – Jericho & Camosun Bog; leave Petras at 730 am, meet 8:15 at Jericho Beach parking lot East. Free parking just outside the parking lot on West 2nd Ave at Wallace St.
Tue Oct 24 – Deception Pass, WA; leave Petras at 7 am; leave Peace Arch parking lot at 7:30; If the weather is wet we will go to Blaine instead.
Tue Oct 31 – Alaksen/Reifel; leave Petras at 730 am
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It was another wet and rainy Tuesday morning with only six DNCBers braving the “normal” BC elements at Brunswick Point… We estimated 60,000 shorebirds (wish we could ID the different species) were feeding at Roberts Bank this morning, along with the thousands of ducks, mostly Green-winged Teal, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon and Mallards. About 20 Trumpeter Swans were along the distant shoreline too. Continue reading
more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Part 1: Sightings with Tom (by Tom Bearss) Ferry Terminal: Scaup (probably Greater), one Brant, rafts of thousands of ducks, mostly Mallard, Northern Pintail and American Wigeon (at least one Eurasian), Bufflehead, both … Continue reading
Seven birders (Lorna, Kay, Marion S, rookie Jane K, Eric L, Anne M and me) got drenched on this morning’s “away” outing to beautiful Grant Narrows Regional Park (now operated by the Katzie Development Corp.) at Pitt Lake. Hi-lites included: … Continue reading
Nine participants (Rick & Marg, Roger & Mike, Lorna, Anne, first-timer John Whittaker, our local guru Larry Cowan and me) enjoyed a beautiful morning of birding at the Pitt Polder Park at Grant Narrows. Hi-lites including our “destination birds” were: … Continue reading
Twelve participants (see “To” list for names), including a visiting couple from Slovenia, enjoyed a pleasant sunny Wednesday morning of casual birding through south Ladner to Alaksen National Wildlife Area (NWA) and Reifel Bird Sanctuary. Hi-lites were: four White-fronted Geese … Continue reading
Casual Birding outing #89 Hans, Lorna, Val and rookie Linda Halls joined me on Monday morning on an outing along the dike at Brunswick Point. It was chilly, a bit overcast and the tide was out further than we would … Continue reading
Casual Birding #88 Six birders (Hans-Ulf, Val, Lorna, Jim, rookie Annie and me) spent a pleasant morning at Beach Grove Park in Tsawwassen and a bit of time at the dike on Boundary Bay. Our destination bird was the Great … Continue reading