Category Archives: Bird Walks

Kumeyaay Lake Field Trip Results

      Hi Everybody, On Saturday September 24, twelve birders walked around Kumeyaay Lake inSantee. The weather was quite warm, low-90’s, so the walk wasuncomfortable at times. We found 38 bird species. Lots of AmericanGoldfinches, House Finches, Anna’s Hummingbirds, … Continue reading

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Batiquitos Lagoon Trip Report

Hello Everyone and thanks to the 18 of us that were participants in our scheduled bird walk.  Batiquitos Lagoon can be challenging, but with 36 eyes looking at the multiple habitats we managed to accumulate a list that included 56 … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Park Field Trip Report

  Hi Good Friends, On Saturday, September 10, nine birders walked around Oak Hill Memorial Park in Escondido. The weather was very humid with a few sprinkles at the start of the field trip. We found 30 bird species. There … Continue reading

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Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve—east Bird Walk – September 3

  Today’s heat was a challenge for the 14 birders that took part in the walk.  At 8 AM it was already in the 80’s and two hours later it was 96 with a “feels like” of 103.  We kept the walk … Continue reading

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

  Hi Friends,On a beautiful Saturday morning June 4, fifteen birders met up in 2 separate areas near Julian. We birded Wm. Heise County Park and then met up for a picnic lunch and birded the nearby Santa Ysabel Mission. … Continue reading

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Sweetwater River Gorge Trip Report of May 28th Walk

  It was a gray overcast day, but very pleasant for walking.  At least 25 birders joined the walk.  Heard many Yellow-breasted Chats and saw a few.  Seems this is a bumper year for them.  Be sure to check out … Continue reading

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