Category Archives: General Interest

Birds of Joshua Tree National Park

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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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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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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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Western Field Ornithologists Youth Scholarships

Western Field Ornithologists is pleased to announce the availability of a youth scholarship for the WFO 2017 Conference to be held in Pueblo, CO. on August 16-20, 2017. The scholarship is open to youths between the ages of 12 and … Continue reading

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SPRING BIRD CLASSES

Palomar Audubon Society is again offering bird classes on consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning March 14, 2017. The first three classes will be for beginners and the last three (starting April 4) will be for intermediate birders. The classes will be … Continue reading

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San Dieguito River Park March Events Flier

SAN DIEGUITO RIVER PARK MARCH EVENTS Saturdays through April 29 Sikes Saturday Series Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, 12655 Sunset Dr, Escondido Hosted by San Dieguito River Park Cost: $5/person; RSVP: www.sikesadobe.org Sundays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 10:30am – 3:30pm … Continue reading

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Eastern Sierra/Owens Valley Field Trip LIMITED SIGN-UP

From May 4th to May 8th, Hal Benham will be facilitating a field trip to view Sierra Nevada bird life featuring the Sage Grouse mating ritual at their lek near Crowley lake.  May 4th is a travel day to Lone … Continue reading

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Your Plan for a Better, Birdier 2017

Your Plan for a Better, Birdier New Year This year, why not make some New Year’s resolutions that will actually be fun to keep? Here are a couple suggestions for making 2017 a great year for you and for birds! Become a … Continue reading

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National Audubon President, David Yarnold, presents the State of Our Audubon Union

Date: Friday, Mar 17, 2017 Time: 6:00 PM Location: Mile Square Park Banquet Center, Fountain Valley, CA Please join Sea and Sage Audubon Society at our March Annual Dinner speaker is our National Audubon President, David Yarnold—coming to us from … Continue reading

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Help The Young Birders

Hi Friends, I want to call your attention to an opportunity to support our young birders. I’m sending this email to my good birder friends who feel like I do, that our young birders are worthy of our encouragement, and … 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 31. We welcome birders of all skill levels. Please note that Christmas bird counts are conducted very differently from typical field trips.  Rather than one or … Continue reading

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If Out of Town Thanksgiving Guest Asks Where to Bird

I just put this list together for an out of town birder that sent an inquiry to Palomar Audubon. – Jeff  The Google map link show locations Palomar Audubon birds.  The following locations are worthwhile this time of year: La … Continue reading

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Free Mountain Lions Presentation in Julian on July 15th

  Expert Snow Leopard Researcher Coming to Julian Town Hall Dr. Rodney Jackson, the leading international scientist on wild snow leopards, will be presenting his informative program at the Julian Town Hall, Friday evening, July 15, 2016 from 6:30-7:30 PM.  … Continue reading

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Painted Feathers

Email received from Gabriel Diaz: Hi, I paint a lot of art work. How ever I enjoy painting on bird feathers the most. I get a single turkey feather, and paint birds on them, hawks, owls, name it. If your interested in seeing … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the 30th Annual Bug Fair!

Bug Out With Us! May 21 and 22 Join us for a two-day festival celebrating our winged, multi-legged, squirmy, and sometimes bug-eyed friends. Our highly-anticipated yearly festival features a variety of exhibitors – from exotic insect collections to pet tarantulas, bug-related … Continue reading

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Audubon California News — April 2016

You’re invited to join us to count Brown Pelicans in California, Oregon, Washington, and Baja Mexico, on May 7 from 5 – 7 PM. This citizen science birding blitz will capture a comprehensive snapshot of pelican abundance and age distribution. This … Continue reading

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