Category Archives: General Interest

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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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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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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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Reminder

A reminder that the Escondido Christmas bird count will be held on Saturday, December 28. Unlike a regular field trip where everyone birds one or two spots together, the Christmas bird count covers a much larger area (a circle 15 … Continue reading

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Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido

Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Coalition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Contact:  Laura Hunter, 619-997-9983                                      November 12, 2019                                   Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido Today, more than 20 environmental, conservation, and climate organizations sent a letter to … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2019  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, … Continue reading

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21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020

    Wild Adventures, Wild Birds! 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020 Chico, CA   Birders and nature enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend the 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of … Continue reading

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Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars For Sale

FOR SALE Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars   Purchased in 2014 for $2000 Excellent condition, very well cared-for Wide field of vision, lots of light, stable image Includes binoculars, box, book, case and never-used strap   Asking $1100 Contact: kathleenmarvel@yahoo.com  

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Canon Rebel XS dSLR body w/ Lenses For Sale

For Sale: Well loved Canon Rebel XS dSLR body w/ Lenses – I have original boxes, user’s manuals & case. Includes: ·         Canon EOS Rebel XS  dSLR body w/ cap ·         Upgraded kit lens (from 18-35mm to 35-80mm) w/ both caps ·         EF … Continue reading

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Ads From Palomar Audubon Members For Birding Related Items Can Be Posted to Website.

Submit ad requests to palomaraudubon@gmail.com.  Only requests from Palomar Audubon Members for bird related items will be accepted.  Palomar Audubon is providing this service as a benefit to our members and does not guarantee the items sold.  The buyer should … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Watershed Hike Series coming up!

Hey y’all we would love for you to share this hike series with your members and friends/family to get more people coming. We recently added one day tickets so people could pick one hike for those that didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking in Our Parks

Mountain biking and trail-building destroy wildlife habitat! Mountainbiking is environmentally, socially, and medically destructive! Thereis no good reason to allow bicycles on any unpaved trail! Bicycles should not be allowed in any natural area. They areinanimate objects and have no … Continue reading

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The 2019 Escondido Christmas Bird Count

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 … Continue reading

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Tree Care for Birds eNews

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BIRDING THE TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY by Richard Fowler

Flying into McAllen, Texas in early March, eleven friends of Palomar Audubon had high expectations for life birds. After meeting Mary Gustafson, our guide, we were off for some evening birding in McAllen. Our first target was the Green Parakeet, … Continue reading

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