Category Archives: Ruddy Duck

DNCB Outing 2019-49 to Blaine, Washington

On Tuesday morning, twelve DNCBers had a very enjoyable outing to Blaine, Washington.  We stopped at Blaine Marine Park, the Fishing Pier, Drayton Harbor Marina, the Boat Launch, Semiahmoo Spit and a wooded area at the east end of Lincoln … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Turnstone, Blaine Marine Park, Common Murre, Drayton Harbor, Dunlin, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Peregrine Falcon, Pileated Woodpecker, Purple Finch, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-46 to Iona Regional Park

Twenty-eight (Wow!) DNCBers enjoyed another super Tuesday outing to Iona Regional Park and the adjacent sewage ponds.  The weather was dry and comfortable and we had lots of neat sightings, including an uncommon-here American Tree Sparrow.  Check out the spectacular … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, American Tree Sparrow, Cooper's Hawk, Iona, Lesser Snow Goose, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Long-billed Dowitcher, Northern Shrike, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck | 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 No. 2019-07 to Blaine & Semiahmoo Spit, Washington

Twelve DNCBers saw a lot of neat birds in relatively miserable weather on our Tuesday outing to Blaine and Semiahmoo State Park in Washington, USA. Check out the photo evidence on our Flickr site at: https://www.flickr.com/search/?group_id=3027315%40N23&text=2019-07&view_all=1.  Also, you can see … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Scoter, Blaine, Blaine Marine Park, Drayton Harbor, Long-tailed Duck, Pacific Loon, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Semiahmoo Spit | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-03 to Iona Regional Park

Fifteen DNCBers enjoyed a typically wet Tuesday morning, with some brilliant sightings at Iona Regional Park in Richmond.  You too can enjoy some of our Photogs beaut shots on our DNCB Flickr site.  Leaving Petra’s at 7:30 am, with the … Continue reading

Posted in Canvasback, Dunlin, Eurasian Teal, Mill Lake, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2019-02 to Serpentine Fen and Mill Lake

Nineteen, actually 22, DNCBers enjoyed a two destination outing on another sunny Tuesday at Serpentine Fen in Surrey, and Mill Lake Park in Abbottsford.  Lighting and weather was super for our photogs, check out the spectacular evidence on our DNCB … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Cape May Warbler, Cooper's Hawk, Hooded Merganser, Mill Lake, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ruddy Duck, Serpentine Fen | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-48 to Drayton Harbor/Semiahmoo Spit

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With the  preceding few days of heavy rain and more forecast, we were expecting more of the same for our regular Tuesday outing.  Fortunately, the five members showing up at … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Black Oystercatcher, Black Turnstone, California Gull, Harbour Seal, Long-tailed Duck, Pelagic Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-throated Loon, Ruddy Duck, Sanderling, Whimbrel | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing No. 2018-45 to Iona Regional Park

Check out the photo evidence on our DNCB Flickr site. With a much brighter start to the morning now that we’re off of daylight saving time, I sat alone at Petra’s wondering if I had turned the clock the wrong … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Canvasback, Dunlin, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Merlin, Pied-billed Grebe, Red-tailed Hawk, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck | 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. 2017-46 to Iona Regional Park

More photos at our DNCB Flickr site It was another miserable Tuesday so only three of us battled the rain at Iona Regional Park.  And, as always happens, it was a very enjoyable and almost comfortable outing, with lots of … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Canvasback, Dunlin, Hooded Merganser, Iona, Long-billed Dowitcher, Pectoral Sandpiper, Peregrine Falcon, Pied-billed Grebe, Red Crossbill, Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy Duck, Rusty Blackbird, Sewage Lagoons, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper | Leave a comment