Category Archives: PAS Notices

Salton Sea Trip – January 26 – 28

Come join Palomar Audubon Society as we bird the Salton Sea and areas around the Sea and Imperial Valley January 26th-28th, 2018. Our trip two years ago was very successful and we are looking forward to another “birdie weekend”. Our trip will … Continue reading

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Salt Works Field Trip Results

Hi Birders, This morning, Saturday November 18, twenty-eight birders met up at the Salt Works and enjoyed a really fun field trip.  The weather was perfect, good friends, and we found 67 bird species. As usual, lots of Eared Grebes, Sandpipers, … Continue reading

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Lake Hodge (Bernardo Side) Trip Report

Had 27 birders join the walk, including about 9 veterans.  The sky was clear with temperatures in high 70’s.  It was one of our best days for seeing gnatcatchers and Rock Wrens.  For those that took photos, please send some to palomaraudubon@gmail.com that we can … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30th 2017

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 will mark the 118th year … Continue reading

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Golden Eagle Lecture & Field Class on November 10-11

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Daley Ranch Field Trip Results

Hi Everyone, This morning, Saturday November 4, ten birders hiked around Daley Ranch in the hills above Escondido. We had a very enjoyable walk with excellent weather and a really fun group of birders. We found 40 bird species. Besides … Continue reading

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San Diego River Trip Report

The day started out overcast and was sunny and warm later in the morning. 23 birders joined us for this walk. The highlight of the walk was outstanding view of a rare Tri-colored Heron actively feeding. It hunts with its … Continue reading

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Birds in Art 2017

The source of limitless creative inspiration, birds connect us to the rhythms of life. Their migrations mark the shifting seasons, their music heralds each dawn, and their shoreline searches highlight the ebb and flow of the tide. Avian art resonates … Continue reading

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Whelan Lake Birding Report

Saturday was a great day for birding. Our final tally was 72 species. Six more species than our 2014 record. It was clear all morning, starting off cool and ending up hot. We were blessed with about 20 white pelicans that made … Continue reading

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Trip Report: La Jolla Cove

Below is our eBird tally of the birds seen by 20 stalwart souls on the Palomar Audubon walk last Saturday. Perhaps the most exciting bird seen was a Black Oystercatcher, cracking open a mussel for breakfast. (Some might vote for … Continue reading

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Bolsa Chica Field Trip Report

Birders, Here is the report from the first leg of Saturday’s walk, a corrected report.  Highlights include the two Tricolored Herons seen interacting at one point and the numerous Reddish Egret.  Good views of the Light-footed Clapper Rails, too. It was … Continue reading

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Lake Kumeyaay Field Trip Results

Hi Everyone, On Saturday September 23, ten birders met up at Lake Kumeyaay for a really fun morning of birding. The weather was perfect. Overcast with a cool breeze. We found 38 bird species. Highlights included up-close views of several … Continue reading

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Batiquitos Lagoon, Trip Report

Hi, Birders, What was a quiet (bird-wise) and cool day turned exciting with an unexpected sighting of an adult Yellow-crowned Night Heron hanging near a couple of Black-crowned Night Herons and some long-legged waders. The tide was in so no … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Park Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday morning September 9, nineteen birders enjoyed a slow-paced walk around Oak Hill Memorial Park. The weather was perfect with a cool breeze and the shade of the mature trees. A great location for easy summer birding. … Continue reading

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East Penasquitos Canyon Trip Report

Eight birders took part in the walk on the greatest statewide heat wave ever recorded in California.  It was 101 degrees at the end of the walk.  We did manage to see 31 species, including a close sighting of the elusive Wrentit. California … Continue reading

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KIT CARSON PARK FIELD TRIP RESULTS

Hi Friends, On Saturday August 26, twenty-one birders walked around Kit Carson Park and we found 41 bird species. The morning was overcast which made for a very comfortable hike. However, at the end the sun was out and it … Continue reading

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Dairy Mart Pond/Bird & Butterfly Gardens Trip Report

A heavy overcast, cool morning was enjoyed by 17 birders who tallied 53 species. Highlights incl 7 raptor species with the White tailed kite, Yellow-breasted chat, Ash-throated flycatcher and Hutton’s vireo. Thanks to Steve, Jack and Richard for many good … Continue reading

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Santee Lakes Field Trip Results

Hi Birders, We had a very enjoyable field trip today at Santee Lakes. Overcast most of the morning with a cool breeze. Fifteen birders found 45 bird species. I think there was a Great-tailed Grackle convention today — they were … Continue reading

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