Author Archives: Palomar

Kit Carson Park Birding Report – 8/27/2022

  Hello Everyone. Thanks for participating in our Kit Carson birding event that took place on Saturday morning. We had a really good turnout, about 35 people came, some left early and some of you arrived late.  We had some competition … Continue reading

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PAS IDYLLWILD OVERNIGHTER: Sunday, Monday, SEPTEMBER 18/19

OUR PAS TRIPS ARE GENERALLY GRADED BY THEIR DIFFICULTY, WITH ONE BEING THE EASIEST AND FOUR BEING THE MOST DIFFICULT. THIS TRIP IS GRADED MINUS TWO: EASY FOR ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY (including wheelchairs) Time to make your Sunday night reservation at Silver Pines Lodge. … Continue reading

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Magee Marsh Trip, Northwest Ohio, May 14-19, 2023

Palomar Audubon Society is proud to announce a birding trip to:The Warbler Capital of the World: Magee Marsh With World Renowned Birding Guide, Greg Miller!! We will depart San Diego on flights you arrange yourselves, arriving either Cleveland or Detroit … Continue reading

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Field Trip Report Tijuana River Valley Regional Park

  Hi Good Friends, On Saturday August 20, twenty-two birders checked out 3 really nicelocations within the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park, near the Mexicoborder. The weather was comfortable since there was a cool coastalbreeze most of the morning. We … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT – FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2022

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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PALOMAR AUDUBON 2022 & 2023 TRAVEL FIELD TRIPS

Our PAS Birding Trips/Travel Committee is up and running and we have some great trip ideas for you! Our PAS committee members, consisting of Dianne & Hal Benham, Steve Ellis, Steve Gabbert and Doug Walkley, held a recent meeting and … Continue reading

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Field Trip Report Santee Lakes

  Hi Good Friends,On Saturday morning, August 13, twenty birders walked around Santee Lakes. Tom Trowbridge was our trip leader, and Gail DeLalla kept track of the birds we found. We found 40 bird species. The weather was very hot … Continue reading

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Stonewall Mine Report Trip Report For August 6th Walk

  The day started pleasant and warmed considerably as the morning progressed.  18 birders encountered over 46 species, highlighted by nice views of a posing turkey vulture and a western wood peewee.  Cute baby coots as well! Check out the … Continue reading

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Robb Field – San Diego River Mudflats & Famosa Slough Trip Report For July 30th Walk

  A beautiful day that makes you appreciate living in San Diego.  A large amount of the mudflats was exposed.  It was low tide and I’m sure our drought impacted the river flow.    At least 27 birders joined the walk.  … Continue reading

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Partially Leucistic Turkey Vulture

Hello All – These photos are of the partially leucistic Turkey Vulture that was perched in my yard the morning of July 24th. The location was at the intersection of Purer Road and Vista de la Cresta overlooking Lake Hodges … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon Field Trip Report, Tecolote Canyon, 7/23/2022

  Hello, all. Approximately 20 intrepid birders visited Tecolote Canyon on Saturday, 7/23 for our regularly scheduled Palomar Audubon field trip. Fortunately, the weather was overcast and tolerable for most of the morning. As we were returning to the starting point, … Continue reading

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Tijuana Slough and Estuarine Reserve Trip Report

  Today, July 16, 2022 was our PAS walk at the Tijuana Slough and Estuarine Reserve.  The day started out pleasant, relatively no wind, clouds blocked the sun and some fog could be seen in the distance.  16 of us … Continue reading

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Guajome Reginal Park Bird Walk, Saturday, July 9, 2022

  Today I led a group of 25 birders through Guajome Regional Park. By way of personalities, or my ability to lead, it was questionable as to whether I indeed did “lead” the group. Nonetheless we all managed to get … Continue reading

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Lake Murray Field Trip Report

                    Hi Friends, On Saturday July 2, nineteen birders met up at Lake Murray in San Diego. The weather was warm but a cool breeze made for a very comfortable walk … Continue reading

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Palomar Mountain SP Doane Pond Field Trip Report

Hi, Birders, After an absence of three years, eighteen birders ventured up the mountain. Quite a beautiful day. Not as hot or buggy as expected. Many eyes and ears found a total of 34 species. Missing were any hawks and … Continue reading

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Field Trip Results Agua Dulce Creek Laguna Mtns.

    Hi Good Friends,On Saturday June 18, eight birders met up at Agua Dulce Creek in the Laguna Mountains. It was a beautiful sunny morning with a nice cool breeze. We found 29 bird species. Lots of Acorn Woodpeckers, … Continue reading

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2022 Teen Scholarship Award 

Palomar Audubon Society has a multifaceted mission, including a community outreach program with several special initiatives. One of these initiatives is our teen scholarship program which PAS has sponsored since 2004. Because of delays associated with the COVID pandemic, this … Continue reading

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Cuyamaca Paso SP Picacho Campground Field Trip Results

  Hi Good Friends,On Saturday June 11, ten birders walked around Cuyamaca SP Paso Picacho Campground where we found 44 bird species.The weather was very hot and we had to put up with a lot of flying insects. We found … Continue reading

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