Category Archives: Red-breasted Merganser

DNCB Outing No. 2018-07 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site With a beautiful, but cold morning, 11 eager birders arrived at the meeting site at the entrance to Drayton Harbor in Blaine, USA, after an easy border crossing.  We won’t mention Jean’s tardiness.  … Continue reading

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DNCB Outing No. 2018-05 to Point Roberts, USA

Eighteen DNCBers finally enjoyed a sunny Tuesday outing at Lighthouse Marine Park, the Marina, Maple Beach, and Lily Point Park in Point Roberts.  Check out some brilliant photo evidence on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&text=2018-05&view_all=1. A convoy of too many … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Oystercatcher, Black Scoter, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Lighthouse Marine Park, Lily Point Park, Maple Beach, Pelagic Cormorant, Pied-billed Grebe, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Sanderling | Leave a comment

DNCB 2018-02 to White Rock Pier & Blackie Spit

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Next week’s Outing is to Serpentine Fen in Surrey.  Leave Petra’s at 7:30 am, meet at 44th Ave Parking lot (behind Art Knapp’s) around 8 am. Tom is in Cuba… Directions for Tuesday’s Outing … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Turnstone, Blackie Spit, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, Long-billed Curlew, Marbled Godwit, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, White Rock Pier | Leave a comment

DNCB Report No. 2017-50 to Point Roberts, USA

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Rain & Snow: Another DNCB Tuesday of crappy weather.  Only three of us (Mike, Terry and me) went to Pt. Roberts where it poured rain, and we birded without leaving the vehicle.  However, … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Coyote, Harlequin Duck, Hooded Merganser, Lighthouse Park, Pelagic Cormorant, Point Roberts, Red-breasted Merganser | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2017-48 to Blaine and Semiahmoo Bay, Washington

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site Finally, a sunny Tuesday!  Twenty DNCBers enjoyed a beautiful clear and cool day at various spots around Drayton Harbour and Semiahmoo Bay in Blaine, Washington.  Plus, we had a lot of really neat … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Scoter, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Redpoll, Drayton Harbor, Harbour Seal, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Pelagic Cormorant, Red Crossbill, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

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