Category Archives: PAS Notices

East Penasquitos Canyon Trip Report

Eight birders took part in the walk on the greatest statewide heat wave ever recorded in California.  It was 101 degrees at the end of the walk.  We did manage to see 31 species, including a close sighting of the elusive Wrentit. California … Continue reading

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KIT CARSON PARK FIELD TRIP RESULTS

Hi Friends, On Saturday August 26, twenty-one birders walked around Kit Carson Park and we found 41 bird species. The morning was overcast which made for a very comfortable hike. However, at the end the sun was out and it … Continue reading

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Dairy Mart Pond/Bird & Butterfly Gardens Trip Report

A heavy overcast, cool morning was enjoyed by 17 birders who tallied 53 species. Highlights incl 7 raptor species with the White tailed kite, Yellow-breasted chat, Ash-throated flycatcher and Hutton’s vireo. Thanks to Steve, Jack and Richard for many good … Continue reading

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Santee Lakes Field Trip Results

Hi Birders, We had a very enjoyable field trip today at Santee Lakes. Overcast most of the morning with a cool breeze. Fifteen birders found 45 bird species. I think there was a Great-tailed Grackle convention today — they were … Continue reading

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San Elijo Lagoon Trip Report 8/4/17

Approximately 20 birders searched vainly for avian life at San Elijo and Orilla Trail. At one point it was suggested that the leader should not be asked back due to lack of action. Here is the list of 36 species … Continue reading

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Robb Field / Famosa Slough Trip Report

A pleasant overcast day greeted 28 birders, including one form Arizona. The low tide enabled closer looks at the shorebirds. Many Black-bellied Plovers were still in breeding plumage other birds were still in transition to their basic plumage. Between Robb … Continue reading

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Trip Report, Tecolote Canyon

Fifteen stalwart birders hiked Tecolote Canyon on a warm day last Saturday. Our bird tally was surprisingly robust for this time of year. eBird Report – Tecolote Canyon Natural Park, Jul 22, 2017 Tecolote Canyon Natural Park, San Diego, California, … Continue reading

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Guajome County Park Bird Walk

The day progressed into being one of those hot sticky days, so congratulations to the fourteen troopers who came out today. When the count was finalized, they were rewarded with 47 species. While the count was similar to other years, a surprising … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Tijuana Slough and Tijuana River Mouth

Below is our report for the Palomar Audubon Tijuana Slough Walk on July 8. Despite this being the slowest time of year in our parts for birding, there were a surprising number of shorebirds seen. Highlights of our walk were … Continue reading

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Lake Murray Field Trip Report

Hi Everyone, The Saturday July 1 field trip at Lake Murray was attended by thirteen birders. We had great weather, overcast and cool. We found 37 species. Best birds were close-up looks at a couple of California Thrashers, several California … Continue reading

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Palomar Mountain SP Field Trip Results

Hi Birders, On Saturday June 24, fourteen birders walked the Doane Pond Nature Trail at Palomar Mountain State Park. The weather was pretty warm, there were lots of annoying flies, and the trail was challenging due to felled trees and … Continue reading

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Rancho Cuyamaca Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday June 17, twelve birders walked the Azalea Springs Trail at Rancho Cuyamaca State Park. The weather was very warm, but a cool breeze and an energetic fun group gave us a productive field trip. We found … Continue reading

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Laguna Mtns.–Agua Dulce Creek, Jun 10, 2017 Trip Report

Birders, It was a beautiful sunny, breezy and cool day, a welcome change from prior years. For many of us the Lawrence’s Goldfinches were the highlight of the day. My impression was that we didn’t see a lot of birds, … Continue reading

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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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