Category Archives: PAS Notices

William Heise / Santa Ysabel Mission Trip Report

Twenty-five birders joined us for this walk in the mountains on a warm clear day. We were able to find a Purple Martin again, but did not find the Black-chinned Sparrow for the 2nd year in a row. Trysten reported … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River Gorge Trip Report

20 birders enjoyed a leisurely walk around this lush riparian area. A heavy overcast kept things kinda of quiet but we still had 43 species. Highlight was a Dusky flycatcher. See list below. Thanks, Michael Beeve Mallard California Quail Great … Continue reading

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Lindo Lake Trip Report

Here is the tally from our stroll around Lindo Lake(s) last Saturday, 5/20. There were approximately 14 attendees on a very warm morning. Subject: eBird Report – Lindo Lake , May 20, 2017 Lindo Lake , San Diego, California, US … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Park Trip Report

Very pleasant overcast day which 22 birders. Best bird was a bright male Western Tanager. Saw or heard a total of 59 species. Mallard Ruddy Duck Double-crested Cormorant Great Blue Heron Great Egret Snowy Egret White-faced Ibis Turkey Vulture Cooper’s … Continue reading

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Eastern Sierra Trip Report 2017

Despite temperatures ranging from the low 30’s to mid 80’s, rain, wind and snow, our group of 15 birders were able to find a total of 128 species. Highlights included dancing sage grouse, close looks at both male and female … Continue reading

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Trip Report for Dixon Lake

There were 5 participants on a overcast damp morning. Tom Trowbridge 18 Species: Mallard Red-shouldered Hawk American Coot Mourning Dove Anna=E2=80=99s Hummingbird Acorn Woodpecker Northern Flicker Black Phoebe Western Scrub Jay American Crow Common Raven Oak Titmouse Wrentit California Thrasher … Continue reading

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Big Morongo & Yucca Valley Birding: April 29 & 30, 2017

Another windy day for twenty birders out at Big Morongo, but our choice of a later date bode well and produced for us a total of 55 species, compared to just 40 the previous year. Of the 55 species found, … Continue reading

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Dairy Mart/Bird and Butterfly Gardens Trip Report

Good afternoon,  A group of 32 birders enjoyed sunny, mild weather to pick up 70 species.  For those of you that were there I miscounted by 10(oops).  Highlights incl a beautiful male Yellow-headed blackbird, male Rufous hummingbird, 7 species of … Continue reading

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Mission Trails Bird Walk 4/8/2017

Splendid sparrows! Our Saturday walk at Mission Trails, 17 souls in attendance, resulted in 45 species. (The Great Blue Heron accommodated by flying over my car as I exited the parking lot.) Below is the full tally. Mission Trails Regional … Continue reading

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Big Morongo April 29 / King Bed Reservations at Travelodge $108.29

Our Big Morongo Day is almost upon us. We have chosen a later weekend this year for the trip, so all the migrating birds that Big Morongo is famous for should be present. Amongst many more, these include Bullock’s Oriel, … Continue reading

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San Pasqual Valley Field Trip Results

Hi Birders, Yesterday, Saturday April 1, thirty-three birders checked out San Pasqual Valley. The weather was perfect. We found 47 bird species. Lot’s of Ibis and Orioles. Good look at a close-up Cattle Egret perched on a telephone pole. Most … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon March 25, 2017 Outing at Whelan Lake

Thirty-six birders generated Sixty-seven species on our annual spring count at Whelan Lake. It was a gorgeous day, not too hot as it sometimes can be. The barn owl was scrunched into his usual corner of the barn and was … Continue reading

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Lake Hodges Field Trip Report

Twenty birders enjoyed perfect weather and sightings of brightly colored Hooded and Bullock’s Orioles and a rare sighting of a Zone-tailed Hawk. Saw or heard the following 61 species: Gadwall Mallard Northern Shoveler Ruddy Duck California Quail Pied-billed Grebe Eared … Continue reading

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San Jacinto Wildlife Area–Upland Game Area, Mar 11, 2017 – Trip Report

Birders, We saw why the SJWA was closed to through traffic on Davis Road. A big muddy mess. We were able to bird along the road where there were some shallow ponds and then make a short hop over to … 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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SANTEE LAKES FIELD TRIP RESULTS

Hi Friends, Yesterday, Saturday March 4, fourteen birders looked for birds at Santee Lakes. The weather was perfect. We found 51 bird species. Here’s our bird list: Canada Goose Wood Duck American Wigeon Mallard Cinnamon Teal Northern Shoveler Ring-necked Duck … 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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