Category Archives: PAS Notices

2020 Dos Picos Bird Walk

On a beautiful January 18th day, 30 birders walked around Dos Picos County Park and Rangeland Road We found 61 species. Lots of Ferruginous Hawks, including one nice dark morph. Good views of bald eagles and a long distance shot … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River/Bonita Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday January 11, twenty-three birders walked along the Sweetwater River trail west from the Bonita Plaza Shopping Center.  The weather was perfect, and aside from dodging the frequent bikers, we all had a great time. We found … Continue reading

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Dixon Lake Trip Report

The start was on the cold side, but warmed to the seventies with partly cloudy skies. Jeff Ebright was the substitute leader and followed Jim’s instructions for the latest route. Our best bird was right at the start of the … Continue reading

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Tijuana Estuary Field Trip Results

Hi Good Friends, On Saturday December 21, twenty-two birders walked around the Tijuana Estuary and adjacent trails in Imperial Beach. It was a beautiful day, cool with overcast sky. Our birding group included visiting birders from New Hampshire and Germany. … Continue reading

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Support Palomar Audubon by Shopping at AmazonSmile

Palomar Audubon now participates in AmazonSmile charity program.  You can now easily support Palomar Audubon every time you shop online at Amazon. What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization … Continue reading

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Batiquitos Lagoon Field Trip on Dec 14, 2019

This was a Palomar Audubon Society sponsored walk. The morning began overcast, cool and still, gradually warming up as we neared the end of our walk. We walked to the bench that provides a view of the golf pond , … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon Bird Trip to Live Oak Park and Los Silguero’s

Mr. Weatherman threatened us, and I am sure scared many birders away completely. However, the weather, as it usually does, held for all allowing nineteen enthusiastic birders (including an excited and very knowledgeable ten year old named Luca) to have another successful … Continue reading

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eBird Report – San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Dec 1, 2019

Birders, It was another fun day at San Jacinto Wildlife Area. The weather cooperated and bits of sun shined on us. We had to hunt for the snipe but they’re always fun to finally see. And so was the Vermillion … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Reminder

A reminder that the Escondido Christmas bird count will be held on Saturday, December 28. Unlike a regular field trip where everyone birds one or two spots together, the Christmas bird count covers a much larger area (a circle 15 … Continue reading

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South Bay Salt Works Field Trip Report

Hi Friends, On Saturday morning November 23, thirty-three birders enjoyed a beautiful Fall morning at the South Bay Salt Works in National City.  I want to thank everybody who all arrived early and had no problem teaming up so we … Continue reading

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eBird Report – Lindo Lake , Nov 16, 2019

Good morning, all. Below is the eBird report of our trek through Lindo Lake last Saturday. Note that I’ve described the Yellow-crowned night heron that I saw shortly after we began our walk. To my knowledge, this is the first … Continue reading

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Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido

Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Coalition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Contact:  Laura Hunter, 619-997-9983                                      November 12, 2019                                   Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido Today, more than 20 environmental, conservation, and climate organizations sent a letter to … Continue reading

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Lake Hodges East/Bernardo Bay Field Trip Report

We had clear sky and temperatures in the high eighties.  Twenty birders joined us for the walk.  The vegetation was very dry, and we did not see many birds until we got closer to the lake.  The most unusual sighting … Continue reading

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DALEY RANCH FIELD TRIP RESULTS

Hi Good Friends, This morning Saturday November 2, eleven friendly birders walked around Daley Ranch in Escondido. Excellent weather. Cool when we started and quite warm when we finished.  We found 37 bird species. Lots of Yellow-rumped Warblers and Bushtits. … Continue reading

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Trip Report – Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary, Oct 26, 2019

Below is the complete listing of the birds we saw today at Whelan Lake: 57 was the final total. NOT BAD! This compares favorably to last year’s count of 54 at almost the same date. Despite a terribly hot day, … Continue reading

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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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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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