Category Archives: PAS Notices

Dairy Mart Pond Trip Report, April 13, 2024

On a cool, overcast day, approximately 28 birders found a total of 62 species at Dairy Mart Pond, Tijuana River Valley Ranger Station and the SD Bird and Butterfly Garden.  Highlights were four species of swallows, three species of vireos, … Continue reading

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Tijuana Slough Field Trip Report

Hello friends. On Sunday, April 6th, somewhere around 30 of us met to walk the Slough Peninsula and the McCoy trail at the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park. The cooperative ranger had the gate open for us so ample parking … Continue reading

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Sign Up Now for Arizona in August birding trip for 2024!

Hello Birding Friends! PAS is pleased to announce another Amazing Arizona in August birding trip for our members. The dates are August 15-19, 2024. The first and last days will be travel days, with three full days of birding on … Continue reading

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San Pasqual Agricultural Trail Field Trip Report

Hi Good Friends, On Saturday March 30, four birders walked a small portion of the San Pasqual Agricultural Trail. The brave birders besides myself, were Steve Ellis, Pat Ellis, & Dottie Marron. I think the low turnout of birders was … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon Mission Trails Bird Walk Report

Today Palomar Audubon walked the Mission Trails Regional Park dam to grasslands trail. It was mostly cloudy with light breezes and temperatures in the high 50s to low 60s. Rain was forecasted, but we managed to complete our walk before the … Continue reading

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March 16, 2024 Palomar Audubon Society Field Trip to Batiquitos Lagoon

Hello Birding Friends, The Palomar Audubon Society had a successful field trip to Batiquitos Lagoon today.  We had 27 birders in the group and a beautiful sunny and cool morning on the trail.  The walk started with a Hooded Oriole … Continue reading

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San Jacinto Wildlife Area Trip Report

Hi, Birders, It was another great day at SJWA. The sun shone, around 50-69 degrees, snow covered the tops of San Gorgonio, San Jacinto and Mt. Baldy, no wind, and the mud wasn’t bad at all.  Many birds showed up, … Continue reading

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Santee Lakes Field Trip Report

Hi Everybody, On Saturday morning March 2, nineteen enthusiastic birders braved the intermittent rain showers, and walked around Santee Lakes. We found 57 different bird species. There were lots of American Coots, Ruddy Ducks, Ring-necked Ducks, & Wood Ducks . … Continue reading

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San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary Field Trip Report

Hi Friends, On Saturday February 24, fifteen birders walked around the San Joaquin Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine CA. The weather was perfect, and we found 76 different bird species. We birded almost 4 hours. There were lots of … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Park Field Trip Results

Hi Good Friends, On Saturday February 17, thirty birders walked around Oak Hill Memorial Park in Escondido. The weather was very overcast and foggy, but we still managed to find 43 different bird species. Cemeteries are always good birding locations. … Continue reading

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U-T Article About San Diego Bird Festival

Flight school 2024 San Diego Bird Festival lands Feb. 21-25, with scores of activities including field trips, talks and tips for gardeners A great blue heron glides across the water. The San Diego Audubon Society’s annual festival offers birders a … Continue reading

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San Diego Bird Festival Camp Surfbird Scholarship

Camp Surfbird is a new, unique overnight camp experience specifically for youths ages 13-17 to enjoy the San Diego Bird Festival to the fullest. The 2024 San Diego Bird Festival will take place February 21-25. Working together, the San Diego … Continue reading

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Whelan Lake Bird Walk Report

It was a great day to bird Whelan Lake after a week of rain. The trails were a bit muddy, but 28 birders made it out to the lake. Thanks to the ever-watchful eyes of young birder, Justin H, we … Continue reading

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Guajome Bird Walk Trip Report

Diane and I had a bet as to how many members would show up today, given the Atmospheric River was on its way. I guessed a dozen .Diane guessed fifteen. Well, turned out there were twenty-three hearty souls prepared for … Continue reading

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SPRING BIRDING CLASSES – Classes Start March 13, Sign Up Today

SPRING BIRDING CLASSES Exciting Selection of Sessions Spanning All Birding Experience Levels Palomar Audubon Society is offering bird classes on nine (9) consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning March 13, 2024. The first three classes, (March 13, 20 & 27) are foundational, … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Park Bird Walk Report

Hello Friends, On Saturday, January 27 what looked like 50 of us met at the parking area by Sand Lake, in Escondido California. The day was perfect,  Clear and bright with an unusual breeze that kicked up dust devils of … Continue reading

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Report on Morro Bay Trip: January 18 through 21, 2024

Nineteen enthusiastic birders tromped at the bit to get out there and finds birds. And find birds they did! Over the course of two full days, we explored twenty-one different areas that generated 128 species for us! Morro Bay is a unique … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River Trip Report for January 20th Walk

Friends, Under threat of rain, only 9 birders joined this walk.  It was overcast, but we were able to complete the walk before the rain started.  This was the lowest I have seen the water level in the river.  We … Continue reading

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