Category Archives: Red-breasted Merganser

DNCB Outing No. 2017-11 to Brunswick Point

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

Posted in Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Dunlin, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-eared Owl, Mountain Bluebird, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-07 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Bay, Washington

Photos below by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC) & Pat Smart (PS) more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Ten happy DNCBers enjoyed a magical morning of birding around Drayton Harbour in Blaine Washington, seeing lots of neat species, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Blaine Marine Park, Canvasback, Drayton Harbor, Eared Grebe, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-06 to Ferry Terminal, TFN, Reifel Bird Sanctuary & Alaksen NWA

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Check out photos on our DNCB Flickr site: go to http://www.flickr.com/groups/dncb, then click the magnifying glass icon in the “Photo Pool” row, and add 2017-06 to “DNCB Photos” in the Search box at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Alaksen NWA, Bald Eagle, Black Oystercatcher, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Northern Harrier, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Reifel, Ring-necked Duck, Sandhill Crane, TFN, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Virginia Rail, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-03 to White Rock Pier and Blackie Spit

more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Only nine keeners weathered Tuesday’s rain, and enjoyed a surprisingly productive and fun morning at the White Rock pier and then Blackie Spit Park.  Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Blackie Spit, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Harlequin Duck, Long-billed Dowitcher, Marbled Godwit, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-01 to Tsawwassen Ferry Port & Brunswick Point

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

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black-bellied Plover, Brunswick Point, Cooper's Hawk, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mute Swan, Northern Harrier, Northern Shrike, Pelagic Cormorant, Peregrine Falcon, Red-breasted Merganser, Ring-necked Pheasant, River Otter, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan, Tsawwassen Ferry Port, Western Meadowlark, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-48 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos by Brian Avent (BA), Chris McVittie (CM), David Hoar (DH), Glen Bodie (GB), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Jim Kneesch (JK), Pat Smart (PS) Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC) at our DNCB Flickr site. With a decent day forecast, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Blackie Spit, Bonaparte's Gull, Dunlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Long-tailed Duck, Marbled Godwit, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2016-44 to Point Roberts, Washington

Photos below are a small sample of the photos posted by Brian Avent (BA), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMac), Glen Bodie (GB), Roger Meyer (RM) and others on our DNCB Flickr site Once again, with Tom absent and lazing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black Turnstone, Common Murre, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk | Leave a comment