Category Archives: Birds

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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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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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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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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Brief Notes on the Escondido CBC

The Escondido CBC, sponsored by the Palomar Audubon Society, wasconducted on December 28. Approximately eighty observers in twenty-fiveteams recorded (a preliminary)155 species. The top five rarities, based onthe number of previous records were: Nashville Warbler, one at Kit CarsonPark in … Continue reading

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Live Bird Feeder Camera?

My name is Scott and I have a YouTube channel called Bird Watching HQ,where I have currently partnered with people from around the world tofeature 11 different live streams of backyard bird feeding stations. I really want to add a … Continue reading

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Trip Report–Tecolote Canyon, 7/20/2019

Hello, all. Below is our trip report for the Palomar Audubon walk at Tecolote Canyon yesterday. The walk was attended by about 20 enlightened souls. Many thanks to Martha Wild for her bird listing skills, and to Charlotte Morris for … Continue reading

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Guajome Park Birding on July 13, 2019

A group of 31 birders gathered for our semi-annual count at Guajome. The day start off with limited visibility but soon cleared to become the usual hot July day we have been experiencing. We were blessed with a family of … Continue reading

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