Category Archives: PAS Notices

PAS Bird Walk at Felicita County Park

Saturday. July 20th, a group of thirty birders gathered at Felicita County Park in Escondido. Felicita Park is a beautiful historic park with mature oak groves offering much-needed shade during the heat of the summer. Running through the park is … Continue reading

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Santee Lakes Field Trip Report

On Saturday, July 13, Tom Trowbridge led twenty-three birders walking around Santee Lakes and they found 36 different bird species. Also, three birders found an additional 5-9 bird species. The weather was very nice for most of the morning, but … Continue reading

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Lake Murray Field Trip Report

On Saturday, July 6, eighteen birders walked around Lake Murray in La Mesa. The weather was warm and hot, but not really uncomfortable. We checked out two locations at the Lake. We met up at the northwestern portion of the … Continue reading

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Palomar Mountain State Park Field Trip Report

      On Saturday, June 29th, a group of fifteen participants was willing to bird Palomar Mountain State Park through the bugs at Doane Pond and Doane Valley Nature Trail. We were hoping to see and were successful in … Continue reading

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Wm. Heise County Park/Santa Ysabel Mission Field Trip Report

Hi Good Friends, On Saturday June 22, it was really hot in the mountains. The temperature  was 92-95 all morning. Unfortunately, only five birders showed up. We tried to bird in the shade as much as possible, and of course, … Continue reading

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Aqua Dulce Creek Trip Report

Hello Friends. Today, 17 of us met at the Agua Dulce trailhead in the Laguna Mountains. It felt like it was going to be a warm day, clear and still. The birds were singing and the potential for a good walk … Continue reading

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Mexico Whale Watching Trip

The PAS Travel Committee is pleased to announce an exciting new adventure! March 6-12, 2025. We will join Andiamo Travel to venture down the coast of Baja California, Mexico and get up close and personal with the magnificent Gray Whales … Continue reading

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Fallbrook Adventure Field Trip Report

Hi Birders, On Saturday June 8, twenty-nine birders walked around two different locations in the Fallbrook area. The perfect weather enabled us to find 32 different bird species at each location. The two locations were Live Oak County Park and … Continue reading

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Cuyamaca Rancho SP Field Trip Report

On a glorious, breezy spring day, approximately 25 birders hiked the Azaelia Glen Trail and the campground.  The greenery and flowers were really amazing, as it has not begun to “brown-up” like lower elevations.  Nice birds included Black-chinned Sparrows, Olive-sided … Continue reading

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May 2024 Palomar Audubon Society Field Trip to Sweetwater River Gorge

Hello Birding Friends, The Palomar Audubon Society had a lovely field trip through the Sweetwater River Gorge and San Diego National Wildlife Refuge on May 25, 2024.  The weather was overcast and squeezed out a bit of drizzle on the … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Park – Palomar Audubon Field Trip Report

Hello Friends,  On Saturday, May 18th, 35 of us met at Kit Carson Park to do one of our entertaining and fun field trips. At first we experienced May gray and the usual calamity of park users that inhabit a … Continue reading

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Lindo Lake Field Trip Report

Hi Birders, On Saturday May 11, twenty-seven birders walked around Lindo Lake in Lakeside. The weather was perfect for birding, and we found 47 different bird species. Lot’s of Rock Pigeons, Bushtits, and Mallards. (Only one American Coot was found!!). … Continue reading

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Trip Report: The Eastern Sierra, May 2-6, 2024

Trip Report: The Eastern Sierra, May 2-6, 2024 Trip Leader/Guide: Steve Ellis Trip Organizers: Dianne Benham, Hal Benham, Steve Ellis Wow! What an amazing trip! PAS did it again! Although we’ve lost count of just how many times we’ve done … Continue reading

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Daley Ranch Bird Walk Report

Hello bird enthusiasts, Today at Daley Ranch, there were fourteen participants willing to bird in damp, slightly foggy conditions. Parking was difficult with only about three spaces available at 7:00 AM! Our group persevered and picked up 45 species and … Continue reading

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Wilderness Gardens Preserve Field Trip Report

Hi Birders, On Saturday April 27, twenty-seven birders walked around Wilderness Gardens Preserve near Pala. The weather was very pleasant, but as in the past, it warmed up, and was quite hot when we finished. We found 46 different bird … Continue reading

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Announcing: PAS Adventures in Panama, 2025

  How would you like to see a Harpy Eagle? Darien is a stronghold for Harpy Eagles and holds Central America’s largest population of this rare and majestic bird. The Harpy Eagle is one of the largest raptors on earth, … Continue reading

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Trip Report for PAS Birding Tour of High Island, Texas

At the end of our 3 ½ day birding tour in High Island, Texas and surrounding areas, everyone agreed that it was one mighty fine adventure! Steve Gabbert arranged for local birder and photographer, Greg Lavaty, to guide us around … Continue reading

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Big Morongo Trip Report

Hello Friends, Linda and I just got home from Yucca Valley. We previewed Morongo preserve on the 19th and camped at Black Rock Canyon in Joshua Tree to allow us easy access to the preserve to do so. I did … Continue reading

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