Category Archives: Trumpeter Swan

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

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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. 2017-10 to Serpentine Fen

Rainy-day Birders at Serpentine Fen – minus Glen (photographer) & Al S. (departed early) Click on photo to see large version more photos at our DNCB Flickr site Eleven stubborn DNCBers braved the constant rain (It’s BC!) on Tuesday on … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Coyote, Eurasian Wigeon, Hooded Merganser, Muskrat, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Purple Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, Ring-necked Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Serpentine Fen, Trumpeter Swan, Yellow-rumped Warbler | 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. 2017-01 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. 2016-49: Boundary Bay Dike – 104th Street to the Mansion

Photos by Roger Meyer (RM), Terry Carr (TC), Jack MacDonald (JMacD), Chris McVittie (CMcV), Brian Avent (BA), David Hoar (DH), Glen Bodie (GB).  More photos at our DNCB Flickr site. By daybreak the snow had abated, but the roads were … Continue reading

Posted in 104 Street, Bald Eagle, Black-bellied Plover, Boundary Bay, Dunlin, Long-billed Dowitcher, Mew Gull, Northern Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment

DNCB Outing 2016-47 to Harrison Mills

There was heavy rain in Tsawwassen at 730.  The 4 people at Petra’s decided to cancel the outing today.  See what happens when Tom is away! However, even though the rest of us wimped out, Pat, Maureen and Manli went … Continue reading

Posted in *DNCB, Bald Eagle, Harrison Mills, Inch Creek Salmon Hatchery, Kilby Park, Pileated Woodpecker, Sandpiper Golf Course, Tapadera Estates, Trumpeter Swan | Leave a comment