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Field Trip Results: Bolsa Chica & Huntington Central Park

Dear Friends, On Saturday October 19, twenty birders met up at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve and we then traveled 5 miles to Huntington Central Park for a picnic lunch and some more birding.  Both of these locations are in … Continue reading

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For Sale: Vortex HD Razor 20-60 x 85 Spotting Scope

Vortex HD Razor 20-60 x 85 Spotting Scope (Model RZR-AI) and Vortex Pro GT Tripod   Scope purchased new in 2019 and is in excellent condition and includes scope, see through cover, manual and box Tripod is brand new, never … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2019  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, … Continue reading

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Report – La Jolla Cove, Oct 12, 2019

Hello, all. Below is our trip report for yesterday’s foray at La Jolla Cove. Many thanks to Stan Walens for his excellent observations and great good will. If you want me to send you a link to the eBird list … Continue reading

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21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020

    Wild Adventures, Wild Birds! 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020 Chico, CA   Birders and nature enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend the 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of … Continue reading

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San Diego River – Estuary & Mud Flats Trip Report

We had perfect weather for our walk: temperature in the 60’s, clear sky and no wind. About 25 birders joined us for the walk. We first walked west to the bridge and then drove to the east end of the … Continue reading

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Lake Hodges Trip Report 9/28/19

25 birders endured periodic drizzle to encounter 53 species today, exactly matching the number of species found a year ago in somewhat better weather. The number of birders dwindled to 6 at the end, but we ended up with another … Continue reading

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Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars For Sale

FOR SALE Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars   Purchased in 2014 for $2000 Excellent condition, very well cared-for Wide field of vision, lots of light, stable image Includes binoculars, box, book, case and never-used strap   Asking $1100 Contact: kathleenmarvel@yahoo.com  

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Canon Rebel XS dSLR body w/ Lenses For Sale

For Sale: Well loved Canon Rebel XS dSLR body w/ Lenses – I have original boxes, user’s manuals & case. Includes: ·         Canon EOS Rebel XS  dSLR body w/ cap ·         Upgraded kit lens (from 18-35mm to 35-80mm) w/ both caps ·         EF … Continue reading

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Ads From Palomar Audubon Members For Birding Related Items Can Be Posted to Website.

Submit ad requests to palomaraudubon@gmail.com.  Only requests from Palomar Audubon Members for bird related items will be accepted.  Palomar Audubon is providing this service as a benefit to our members and does not guarantee the items sold.  The buyer should … Continue reading

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Field Trip Results Kumeyaay Lake

Hi Friends, On Saturday September 21, twenty birders walked around Kumeyaay Lake and we found 41 bird species. The weather was great for a real late Summer Season day. Lots of House Finches and Mourning Doves. Best birds were the … Continue reading

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Batiquitos Lagoon Bird Walk Saturday 9/14/19

This morning’s walk had a total of 11 birders join together for a warm and productive walk. We had a total bird count of 42 species with 2 uncommon sightings. Our first uncommon sighting was a Yellow Crowned Night Heron … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Watershed Hike Series coming up!

Hey y’all we would love for you to share this hike series with your members and friends/family to get more people coming. We recently added one day tickets so people could pick one hike for those that didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Park Trip Report, Sep 7, 2019

Great Blue Heron photo by Ru Zhou Birders,It was a pretty quiet morning at the cemetery except for the numerous Acorn Woodpeckers, Western Bluebirds and Cassin’s Kingbirds. We missed a couple of the usual suspects, the Great Horned Owl and … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking in Our Parks

Mountain biking and trail-building destroy wildlife habitat! Mountainbiking is environmentally, socially, and medically destructive! Thereis no good reason to allow bicycles on any unpaved trail! Bicycles should not be allowed in any natural area. They areinanimate objects and have no … Continue reading

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Rancho Peñasquitos Canyon Trip Report

We had 32 birders join us on the walk, including a few visiting from out of town. We changed the route of the walk slightly, and we were lucky with overcast skies on the most exposed portion of the trail. … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Field Trip Report

There were 23 participants for a hot morning walk at Kit Carson Park. We spotted 36 bird species. MallardPied-billed GrebeDouble-crested CormorantGreat EgretSnowy EgretGreen HeronBlack-crowned Night-HeronCooper’s HawkAmerican CootSpotted SandpiperEurasian Collared-DoveMourning DoveAnna’s HummingbirdAllen’s HummingbirdAcorn WoodpeckerNuttall’s WoodpeckerAmerican KestrelBlack PhoebeCassin’s KingbirdCalifornia Scrub-JayAmerican CrowBushtitHouse WrenBewick’s … Continue reading

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The 2019 Escondido Christmas Bird Count

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 Western Hemisphere countries. This year … Continue reading

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