Category Archives: PAS Notices

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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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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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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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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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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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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