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Kit Carson Park Trip Report

Hello Friends Thank you to those who provided loaner binoculars for our Burn Institute guests, They have written to me that they enjoyed our company, learned an appreciation for birding and may join us again when the weather gets warmer. Thirty … Continue reading

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Dos Picos/Rangeland Road Trip Report

January 20, 2023 was a beautiful and productive day for our PAS Saturday field trip!  We had an amazing 43 birders show up today, and this trip did not disappoint!  Dos Picos park offered nice looks at 35 species, including … Continue reading

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Results From Escondido Christmas Bird Count December 23, 2022

Below is a review from Ken Weaver our CBC compiler, summarizing thethe results of our recent Escondido Christmas Bird Count. Escondido Christmas Bird Count December 23, 2022 On December 23, eighty-five birders counted 157 different species of birds within theEscondido … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River–tidal & riparian Trip Report for January 14th Walk

An overcast day with rain forecasted in afternoon.    Fourteen birders joined the walk.  Uncommon birds for this site that we saw were a Bonaparte’s Gull, Little Blue Heron and Hermit Thrush. a hawk we thought was a Ferruginous Hawk was determined to a … Continue reading

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Dixon Lake Field Trip Results

Hi Friends, On Saturday morning January 7, twenty-seven birders walked around DixonLake. After several days of rain, we experienced a very pleasant sunnyday, and I think everybody enjoyed the field trip. We found 47 differentbird species. Our target bird at … Continue reading

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Salton Sea Field Trip – February 3-5; Limited to 30, Registration Closed, Trip filled.

Registration Closed, Trip filled.We already have several people on the waiting list, and we don’t anticipate any cancellations. Salton Sea Field Trip Come join Palomar Audubon Society as we bird the Salton Sea and surrounding area on February 3 – … Continue reading

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San Elijo Lagoon, December 17 Trip Report

Very good trip today! Perfect weather for about 30 birders who discovered 73 species, highlighted by a Eurasian Wigeon, a White-throated Sparrow and a California Gnatcatcher. I think we all had a good time! eBird Report with Photos: https://ebird.org/checklist/S124152869 Trip … Continue reading

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Olympic BirdFest, Thurs.-Sun., April 13-16, 2023
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Enjoy guided birding trips on the North Olympic Peninsula, art and photography classes, overnight trips to Neah Bay and the San Juan Islands, and a gala banquet at the Dungeness River Nature Center, 1943 West Hendrickson, Sequim, WA. Saturday night … Continue reading

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December 10 Birding at Live Oak Park and Los Jilgueros Preserve Trip Report

We had an excellent day of birding today in the Fallbrook environs. On a blue-sky filled day, twenty-three birders scoured the terrains and found 21 species in Live Oak Park and 43 species at Los Jilgueros Preserve. I was thinking … Continue reading

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Lindo Lake Trip Report

Hello Everyone, Merry Christmas On Saturday, December 3rd, twenty five of us assembled to bird the perimeter of Lindo Lake.  It was cool, not windy, many birds were calling and the  group was reluctant to assemble as we were spread over … Continue reading

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Trip Report – San Jacinto Wildlife Area, Nov 27, 2022

Hi, Birders, It was another great day at SJWA–good weather, fall colors, a bit of snow on the top of Mt. Gorgonio, convivial company and great birding and cookies. The highlight for most, if not all of us, was the … Continue reading

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Buena Vista Audubon Open House, Dec. 1 – Palomar Audubon Members Are Invited

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Tijuana Estuary/Imperial Beach Field Trip Report

  On Saturday November 19, eleven birders met up at the Tijuana EstuaryVisitor’s Center in Imperial Beach. The weather was outstanding. I thinkeverybody had a great time and at that location (Sports Park and theMcCoy Trail), and we found 41 … Continue reading

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East Lake Hodges Trip Report

We took a different trail on this walk due to the low water level on the lake due to the repair work on the dam.  We took the Piedras Pintadas Trail which is more wooded and quite scenic with some fall … Continue reading

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Daley Ranch Trip Report 

  14 birders met at Daley Ranch on a beautiful morning.  Best birds were probably the Golden Crowned Sparrow and 3 Northern Floickers.  Most of the usual culprits were seen but few raptors.  The bird dripper was working well but … Continue reading

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PAS Birding Trip to Morro Bay – 1/6/2023 to 1/9/2023 – TRIP CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

  The Palomar Audubon Society  Travel Committee is pleased to offer our members a birding trip to Morro Bay, California! We will depart San Diego on January 6th and return home January 9th.  The driving time is approximately 5 ½ … Continue reading

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Trip Report for San Diego River Estuary & Famosa Slough

  About 28 birders attended the first part of the walk along the south side of San Diego River Estuary.  The weather was cool and overcast at the start of the walk but warmed up and was another perfect day … Continue reading

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Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary Trip Report – Oct 22, 2022

    Saturday, October 22, twenty-four birders headed out on the Whelan Lake Cattle Ranch looking for birds. Come 11:30, twenty of us returned (still looking for the missing four) having found 62 species. As one of our members, Goldilocks, … Continue reading

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