Category Archives: PAS Notices

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary, Feb 17, 2018

Birders, Sorry for the delay—problems with internet, phone and passwords, etc.  It was a fun birding day— a couple learning sessions regarding teens and hawks. I mean terns, .darn that spellcheck. Charlotte managed to find in her photos the spotted … Continue reading

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SPRING BIRD CLASSES

Palomar Audubon Society is again offering bird classes on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning Tuesday April 24th. The first three classes will be for beginners and the last three (starting Tuesday May 15th) will be for intermediate birders. The classes will … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery Field Trip Result

Today, Feb 10, 2018, 17 people joined in under cloudy skies. 40 species recorded. American Widgen Mallard Great Blue Heron Turkey Vulture Cooper’s Hawk Red-shouldered Hawk Red-tailed Hawk Eurasian Collared-Dove Mourning Dove Great Horned Owl Anna’s Hummingbird Belted Kingfisher Acorn … Continue reading

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Birding and Drawing to Pathways of Observation

Hello!   Join Stacey Vigallon, LA Audubon’s Director of Environmental Education, for a day at the garden exploring the connections between drawing and birding and learning how both activities can enhance your observation skills. Ms. Vigallon will demystify the drawing … Continue reading

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Guajome Birding on February 3

Well Folks, it was a record count day at Guajome! We came home with 60 species. I might attribute this total to some very good birders and some birders who have very good ears. New birds discovered here were the … Continue reading

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Dos Picos and Rangelands Road Bird Walk Report

15 birders braved threatening skies, bracing breezes and cold weather to tally 63 species. Highlights included White-throated sparrow(seen by early birds Michael and Sonja only), Golden-crowned sparrow, 8 Hooded mergansers(1 male with 7 females (is he a lucky or unlucky … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River/Bonita Field Trip Report

The sunny day started cool, but warmed up quickly. 22 birders joined the walk. The highlight was an Eurasian Wigeon and an Osprey fishing. We saw or heard 46 species. Blue-winged Teal Cinnamon Teal Northern Shoveler Eurasian Wigeon American Wigeon … Continue reading

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Dixon Lake Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday January 6, twenty-six birders walked around Dixon Lake. We found 61 bird species. The weather was fantastic. The best birds of the day were the Red-breasted Sapsucker (an annual visitor) and the recent arrival of the … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Highlights

The Escondido CBC, sponsored by the Palomar Audubon Society, also includes the San Pasqual and Pamo valleys and portions of Valley Center, Ramona, and Poway.  Here are some highlights from the count held on Saturday, December 30.  Some omissions are likely as several … Continue reading

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Tijuana River Estuary Bird Walk Report

Good afternooon,     16 birders braved cold, clear skies, which eventually clouded over, instead of the long lines to department stores to find a total of 51 species.  Highlights incl American goldfinch, Horned lark, Fox sparrow and Loggerhead shrike(see … Continue reading

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Birdwalk at Los Jilgueros and Live Oak Park

Although the day seemed to started out slow, we were all pleased that the final count came out at 53! Afterwards, 24 of the group drove just another mile or so to feast on a wonderful buffet lunch at our … Continue reading

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San Elijo Lagoon Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday December 9, twenty-four birders checked-out San Elijo Lagoon. The weather was perfect and everyone enjoyed this favorite coastal location.  Because of trail closures, we were only able to hike the Rios East trail. For an additional … Continue reading

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Birds of Joshua Tree National Park

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Lindo Lake Field Trip Results

Hi Everyone, On Saturday December 2, twenty-two birders walked around Lindo Lake and we found 56 bird species. The weather was perfect — a nice cool autumn day. We saw lots of Coots, Grackles, and Black-crowned Night-Herons. Probably the best … Continue reading

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eBird Report – San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Nov 26, 2017

Birders, It was a good day to be birding, hot, but not too hot, no mud like last year, a bit hazy, good companionship and lots of help in spotting and IDing the birds, We never did find my Lesser … Continue reading

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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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