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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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Thayer Birding Software is Now FREE for Everyone.

March 29, 2020 Our Birding Software Is Now Free  During these difficult times, I have made the decision to offer our birding software to anyone for free – not just to kids.  We will try to continue this offer until … Continue reading

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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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eBird Report – Santee Lakes , Feb 22, 2020

Good morning, all. Below is a copy of our eBird report for yesterday’s (partially rained out) venture to Santee Lakes. Thanks to the 18 intrepid souls who braved the elements. (Please drop me an email if you want an eBird … Continue reading

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Godwit Days Spring Migration Bird Festival 2020 – April 15 -21

Welcome to Godwit Days! Come celebrate the Marbled Godwit and explore the lush Redwood Coast. Observe many bird species and other wildlife through our selection of field trips, lectures, and workshops led by experienced local guides during our annual week-long … Continue reading

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eBird Report – San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Feb 15, 2020

Here is the list.  We had a group of 18 and had a good walk.  The list is below.San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Orange, California, US Feb 15, 2020 8:28 AM – 11:53 AM Protocol: Traveling  1.45 mile(s) Checklist Comments:    … Continue reading

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Guajome Bird Walk Trip Report

The day started out brisk but soon everyone pulled off their jackets for the gorgeous warm morning it turned out to be. Twenty-eight birders in a leisurely and languishing manner allowed lots of time to view all of the 52 … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Trip Report

Hello Everyone, This is from Gerry Baade On February 1, 2020 , twenty three of us met at Oak Hill Memorial Park to see what kinds of birds we could find. It was a beautiful clear day, warm and clear. … Continue reading

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Bird Count: 95 Species at Salton Sea, January 24 through 27

Over the weekend, twenty of us returned to one of the best birding sites in United States: Salton Sea. It continues to amaze and impress. Seeing the masses of Snow Geese at daybreak, as well as viewing several murmurs of … Continue reading

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