WEDNESDAYS from APR 3, 2019
Wed April 24 Whidbey Island, USA. Leave Petra’s at 7am; leave Peace Arch Parking Lot at 7:30; drive to Keystone Ferry Terminal for 10:15 ferry to Port Townsend & 11am ferry back. Then Deception Pass State Park.
Wed May 1 UBC Botanical Garden. Leave Petra’s at 7:30; meet at Garden parking lot at 8:30; register at meter for 3 hrs free parking.
Wed May 8 Tennant Lake, USA; Leave Petra’s at 7:30; leave Peace Arch Parking Lot at 8; drive to Tennant Lake Fragrance Garden (5200 Nielsen Rd in Ferndale) – 20 minutes from Blaine – take I-5 to exit 262 – right on Main St/Axton Rd – left on Hovander Rd – right on Nielsen Rd.
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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
Fourteen brave souls endured a surprisingly dry and very birdy Tuesday morning along the Tsawwassen Ferry causeway and then at our “Mecca”, Reifel Bird Sanctuary. Check out/click on the photo evidence of some rare and gorgeous sightings on our DNCB … Continue reading
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
More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Thirty (Wow! See names at end) folk enjoyed another brilliant Fall Tuesday morning in Delta on our DNCB outing to Roberts Bank (aka Salish Sea or Georgia Strait) at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, … Continue reading
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