Category Archives: Bird Walks

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Palomar Audubon Bird Trip to Live Oak Park and Los Silguero’s

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on eBird Report – San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Dec 1, 2019

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on South Bay Salt Works Field Trip Report

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on eBird Report – Lindo Lake , Nov 16, 2019

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Lake Hodges East/Bernardo Bay Field Trip Report

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on DALEY RANCH FIELD TRIP RESULTS

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Trip Report – Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary, Oct 26, 2019

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Field Trip Results: Bolsa Chica & Huntington Central Park

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

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Report – La Jolla Cove, Oct 12, 2019

San Diego River – Estuary & Mud Flats Trip Report

We had perfect weather for our walk: temperature in the 60’s, clear sky and no wind. About 25 birders joined us for the walk. We first walked west to the bridge and then drove to the east end of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on San Diego River – Estuary & Mud Flats Trip Report

Lake Hodges Trip Report 9/28/19

25 birders endured periodic drizzle to encounter 53 species today, exactly matching the number of species found a year ago in somewhat better weather. The number of birders dwindled to 6 at the end, but we ended up with another … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Lake Hodges Trip Report 9/28/19

Field Trip Results Kumeyaay Lake

Hi Friends, On Saturday September 21, twenty birders walked around Kumeyaay Lake and we found 41 bird species. The weather was great for a real late Summer Season day. Lots of House Finches and Mourning Doves. Best birds were the … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Field Trip Results Kumeyaay Lake

Batiquitos Lagoon Bird Walk Saturday 9/14/19

This morning’s walk had a total of 11 birders join together for a warm and productive walk. We had a total bird count of 42 species with 2 uncommon sightings. Our first uncommon sighting was a Yellow Crowned Night Heron … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Batiquitos Lagoon Bird Walk Saturday 9/14/19

Oak Hill Memorial Park Trip Report, Sep 7, 2019

Great Blue Heron photo by Ru Zhou Birders,It was a pretty quiet morning at the cemetery except for the numerous Acorn Woodpeckers, Western Bluebirds and Cassin’s Kingbirds. We missed a couple of the usual suspects, the Great Horned Owl and … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Oak Hill Memorial Park Trip Report, Sep 7, 2019

Rancho Peñasquitos Canyon Trip Report

We had 32 birders join us on the walk, including a few visiting from out of town. We changed the route of the walk slightly, and we were lucky with overcast skies on the most exposed portion of the trail. … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Rancho Peñasquitos Canyon Trip Report

Kit Carson Field Trip Report

There were 23 participants for a hot morning walk at Kit Carson Park. We spotted 36 bird species. MallardPied-billed GrebeDouble-crested CormorantGreat EgretSnowy EgretGreen HeronBlack-crowned Night-HeronCooper’s HawkAmerican CootSpotted SandpiperEurasian Collared-DoveMourning DoveAnna’s HummingbirdAllen’s HummingbirdAcorn WoodpeckerNuttall’s WoodpeckerAmerican KestrelBlack PhoebeCassin’s KingbirdCalifornia Scrub-JayAmerican CrowBushtitHouse WrenBewick’s … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Kit Carson Field Trip Report

Tijuana River Valley Field Trip Results

On Saturday morning August 17, twenty-nine birders checked out the Tijuana River Valley including the areas around Dairy Mart Pond, the TJRV Park Ranger’s Headquarters, and the Bird & Butterfly Garden. The weather started out overcast but warmed up later … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Tijuana River Valley Field Trip Results

Santee Lakes Field Trip Report

Hi Friends, On Saturday morning August 10, twenty-three birders walked around Santee Lakes. The summer weather was pleasant, not too hot and everybody enjoyed the morning hike. Lots of Great-tailed Grackles, but the best bird of the day was the … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Walks, PAS Notices | Comments Off on Santee Lakes Field Trip Report