Dos Picos County Park & Rangeland Road Field Trip

Dos Picos County Park & Rangeland Road 17953 Dos Picos Park Rd 17953 Dos Picos Park Rd , Ramona, CA

(Thomas Guide: (1171-H5 / GPS: 32° 59.942', -116° 56.498') Rating: Moderate (hills and uneven dirt trails) Directions: From I-15 in Rancho Bernardo go east on Rancho Bernardo Road, which turns into Espola Road (S5), and continue to Poway Road (S4). … Continue reading

Oak Hill Memorial Park Field Trip

Oak Hill Memorial Park 2640 Glenridge Rd, Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1130-F1/ GPS: 33.130552,-117.029384) Rating: Easy (Grass and paved roads) Restroom located outside office building. Directions: From I-15 exit east on Via Rancho Parkway, which becomes Bear Valley Parkway, and drive 5 miles north to Glen Ridge road at … Continue reading

Guajome Regional Park Field Trip

Guajome Regional Park 3003 Guajome Lake Rd, Oceanside, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1067-D7 / GPS: 33.246225,-117.270774) Rating: Moderate (Grass and dirt trails) Directions: From Highway 78 in Oceanside, exit north on College Boulevard curving left and drive 4.4 miles to Highway 76.  Make a right turn and continue east about … Continue reading

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary Field Trip

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary 45 Riparian View, Irvine, CA

5 Riparian View, Irvine, CA 92612 (Thomas Guide to Orange County, page 859 J-7 / GPS: 33° 39.625', -117° 50.471')  Rating: Easy (Flat dirt trails) Directions: Take I-5 north to the San Diego Freeway I-405. Continue north on the I-405 … Continue reading

Santee Lakes Field Trip

Santee Lakes Recreational Preserve 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1231-A5 / GPS: 32.846928,-117.00423) Rating:Easy to Moderate (Flat paved walkways and grass) Directions: From I-15 go east on Hwy 52. Exit at Mast Blvd. Continue east on Mast Blvd. to Fanita Parkway. Turn right and continue south to … Continue reading

San Diego Bird Festival

For More Information No Palomar Audubon Scheduled Field Trip Marina Village Conference Center 1936 Quivira Way San Diego, California 92109

San Jacinto Wildlife Area Field Trip

San Jacinto Wildlife Area 17050 Davis Road, Lakeview, CA

(Thomas Guide: RC 749-B4 / GPS:  33.871171,-117.122016) Rating: Moderate (uneven dirt trails) We will follow the auto tour route and make several stops along the route. Lots of birds.  Always a PAS favorite! Bring a lunch for an after-walk picnic. … Continue reading

Lake Hodges Field Trip

Lake Hodges 20185 Lake Dr., Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide:1149-E2/GPS:33.077942,-117.116072) Rating:Moderate (paved walkways and dirt trails) We should see waterfowl, shorebirds and a whole host of local residents birds. Directions: From I-15 in Escondido exit at Via Rancho Parkway and drive west to Lake Drive. Turn left and … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary 3650 North River Road, Oceanside, CA

(Thomas Guide:1066-F7/GPS:33.244789,-117.331083) Rating: Moderate (Uneven dirt paths) Directions: From Hwy 78 west, exit north on El Camino Real and continue to Douglas Drive. From I-5 north exit east on Hwy 76 and continue to the Douglas Drive exit. Take Douglas … Continue reading

CANCELLED – San Pasqual Agricultural Trail Field Trip

San Pasqual Agricultural Trail 20407 Ysabel Creek Rd, Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1151-B1 / GPS: 33.077549, -116.987631) Rating: Moderate (dirt trails) We hope to see local residents, which include Cactus Wren, Greater Roadrunner, and a few raptors, possibly the Zone-tailed Hawk. Bring a lunch for an after-birding picnic.  Expect warm … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Old Mission Dam Field Trip

Old Mission Dam 8302 Father Junipero Serra Trail, Santee, CA

(Thomas Guide: (1230-F6) / GPS:  32.839695, -117.041095) Rating: Moderate (uneven dirt trails) This should be prime time for spring migrants. Directions: Take Highway 52 east to the Mast Boulevard. exit in Santee. Turn north/east onto Mast Boulevard. and then right … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Dairy Mart Pond/Tijuana River Valley Field Trip

Dairy Mart Pond 2564 Dairy Mart Rd, San Diego, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1350-D5 / GPS: 32.554229,-117.062579) Rating: Easy to Moderate (Mostly flat dirt trails and some paved walkways) Directions: From North County, take the I-15 south and merge with the I-5 south to the Dairy Mart Road Exit.  Turn right … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Wilderness Gardens Preserve Field Trip

Wilderness Gardens Preserve 14209 Hwy 76, Pala, CA

(Thomas Guide:  409-E6 / GPS: 33.346322,-117.023846) Rating: Moderate (Mostly dirt trails, parts rocky) Directions: This small wilderness area represents a fine example of oak woodland habitat. Meet in the Wilderness Gardens parking lot, which is about 10 miles east of … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Field Trip

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve 10967 Covington Drive, Morongo Valley, CA

(Thomas Guide:((SB 616-J5) / GPS:  34.050398, -116.570646) Rating: Easy (Flat boardwalk) Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is always a spring hotspot and a favorite PAS field trip.  In the caretaker’s yard, several hummingbird and seed feeders attract many bird species for … Continue reading

CANCELLED – Daley Ranch Field Trip

Daley Ranch 2253 La Honda Dr, Escondido, CA

(NOTE: New Fall/Winter Start Time) (Thomas Guide:(1110-C3) / GPS:  33.166138,-117.052495) Rating: Moderate to Difficult (steep hill, uneven dirt trails, paved walkways) (Note new earlier Spring/Summer start time) Directions: From I-15 in Escondido, exit at El Norte Parkway and drive east … Continue reading