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Join Us for a Zoom Meeting Describing Our Common Local Birds

Palomar Audubon Society and the Escondido Public Library to present a virtual Zoom event Tuesday, June 29 @ 2 p.m. Palomar Audubon Society is teaming-up with the Escondido Public Library to present a virtual Zoom meeting describing our common local birds. … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count on January 2, 2021 Report

Conducting a Christmas bird count during a pandemic was a challenge. Still, eighty-six observers divided into 35 teams participated. We were particularly fortunate in having Safari Park staff participate as the park was closed to the public. Many teams commented … Continue reading

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Zoom Presentation April 6 @ 7 PM on Migratory birds and how the pandemic has affected them.

KERN AUDUBON SOCIETYZOOM GENERAL MEETINGTuesday, April 6, 7 PM Join us as naturalist Alison Sheehey discusses Kern County’s migratory birds and how the pandemic has affected them.Join Zoom meeting 915 9992 5217Passcode: 788693,or use link:https://zoom.us/j/91599925217?pwd=OG1YK0hWUE41cWdwR3VmM2dWeDJ4dz09 See www.kernaudubonsociety.org/eventsfor more details! Spring … Continue reading

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San Diego County Avian Database 2002-2021 now available on-line

For the past year I have been working on a “San Diego County Avian Database 2002-2021.” With extensive assistance provided by Guy McCaskie and Phil Unitt, and also with much input from many additional San Diego County birders, past and … Continue reading

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Join Great Backyard Bird Count – February 12-15, 2021

How to Participate COVID Statement: Watching birds is a safe and enjoyable activity we can do during the Covid global pandemic. For the 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count, we strongly urge participants to comply with all current country, province, state, First … Continue reading

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Virtual Wings & Wetlands Birding Festival: March 24-26

Take part in this year’s Wings & Wetlands Festival from wherever you are. Through a series of Zoom classes, we will bring you leading experts on birds, wetlands, and conservation messages and resources to enhance your next wetland visit.  Featured … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Learn and Engage on the Extinction Crisis

  Extinction: Solutions for Species on the Brink  A free virtual conference hosted by the University of California, Irvine February 9th and 10th from 10:00am to 1:30pm PST   Here is great opportunity to learn and engage on the extinction crisis, both local and global. Experts … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

SATURDAY, JANUARY 2 2021   Each year between December 14th and January 5th, thousands of birders and nature enthusiasts participate in one or more of the 2000+ Christmas Bird Counts held annually in the United States, Canada, and many other … Continue reading

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Useful Q & A on What to Do When You Find an Abandoned Fledgling Bird

Question: Hi, We have a fledgling Crow in our backyard (also been in both neighbor’sbackyards) that appears to have been abandoned. It’s been 7 or 8 hoursand no adults have come by to feed it. It calls incessantly. I found … Continue reading

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Trees Are For Birds

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Burrowing Owls Need Your Help

  An Invitation to Join Friends of Pomona Valley Burrowing Owls Burrowing Owls are small owls that use underground burrows for nest sites and shelter. At one time these owls were very common in California and, even as recently as … Continue reading

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Cancellations Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

All Field Trips and Programs scheduled for May & June have been cancelled.  Future field trips and programs will only be scheduled once the CDC has advised that it is safe to resume normal activities. The Birding classes scheduled for … Continue reading

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Call for Bird Art! Bedford Gallery’s show “Bird, Nest, Nature”

Calling all bird lovers! Bedford Gallery is currently accepting art submissions for their Summer 2020 exhibition Bird, Nest, Nature. The deadline to apply is May 9. Birds have captured the attention of humankind since the beginning of time, providing an … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon Picnic Postponed

Late Breaking News!2020 P.A.S. PICNIC Scheduled forJune 14th has been postponed due toCoronavirus restrictions. Stand by formore information.

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Lake Hodges Trip Report

Mary Jo, Leslie, Cindy, Jack, Rustom, Richard and Hal went birding at Lake Hodges on Saturday, March 14. Despite the threat of rain, we stayed dry until the very end when we were driven to the bird list table by … Continue reading

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This Month Program Has Been Cancelled.

The Remington Club Retirement Center has cancelled all events that were scheduled, and open to the general public.  This month’s program has been cancelled.  Future programs and board meeting may also be cancelled as a precaution to the COVET 19 … Continue reading

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CANCELLED – PAS SIXTH ANNUAL BIRD CLASS

The Birding classes scheduled for April and May have been cancelled.  Anyone that has already signed up for the class will be refunded the amount paid.  If feasible, these classes will be offered in the fall.  Palomar Audubon Society is … Continue reading

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eBird Report – San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Mar 7, 2020

Birders, It was another beautiful day at this very special wildlife area. We missed a lot of species but why we saw made up for it. Questions or comments, email me.   Happy Birding,   Sally San Jacinto Wildlife Area, … Continue reading

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