Category Archives: Bird Walks

Lake Wohlford Trip Report

Hello Bird Enthusiasts, Today, about twenty-six birders met at Lake Wohlford and walked Egret Trail to the service road on the south side of the lake. This was a new bird walk location for PAS this year. We began with … Continue reading

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San Jacinto Wildlife Area Trip Report

Hi, Birders, Yesterday proved to be another great day at SJWA. This was a first time visit for some of our participants and they racked up a number of life birds including Rock Wren, American Bittern, Sora, Virginia Rail, Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Lindo Lake Trip Report

Hello Friends, On Saturday, November 18th, 2023;  twenty four of us met to participate in our scheduled field trip.  This lake has undergone a great deal of excavation, construction and improvement  and what awaited us was  a very pleasant encounter with trails … Continue reading

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Lake Hodges Bernardo Bay Trip Report for November 11th Walk

Friends, About 24 birders joined the walk on a beautiful sunny day.  The lake has been drained for dam repairs, which impacted our birding.  Our only view of water was a distained view of a sliver of water.  The only … Continue reading

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Tijuana Slough Trip Report

Hello Friends, Today, November 4th, 2023; 23 of us participated in our scheduled birding field trip at Tijuana Estuary, McCoy Trail. The morning started out cool and breezy but improved rapidly as the sun rose. The ball fields were in use, … Continue reading

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San Diego River Estuary / Formosa Slough Trip Report for October 28th Walk

Friends, About 28 birders join the walk on a beautiful sunny day.  We enjoyed close viewing of Little Blue Herons. We saw 44 species and 281 individuals at San Diego River Estuary.  At Formosa Slough we saw 18 species and 120 individuals.  A … Continue reading

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Daley Ranch Field Trip Report October 21, 2023

Hi Everyone, On Saturday October 21, twenty nine birders walked around Daley Ranch on a beautiful sunny day in Escondido. We found 41 different bird species. Lots of Bushtits, California Quail, and Yellow-rumped Warblers. I think the best bird we … Continue reading

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Orange County Field Trip Report, Oct..14 – Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve & Huntington Central Park

Hi Good Friends, On Saturday, October14, sixteen birders walked around Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve & Huntington Central Park. Both locations are found in Huntington Beach. We all had a great time with our picnic lunch at the very large and … Continue reading

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La Jolla Birding Trip Report

Good Morning Friends. We had the opportunity to bird at La Jolla last Saturday, Steve counted 27 of us, I guessed 30 but anyhow there was a lot of interest. We also had the added benefit of the presence of … Continue reading

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Whelan Lake Bird Walk

We had a great walk this morning Birding the lake and surrounding habitat. 24 birders enjoyed a little rain, wind and then sunshine.  We were treated to several views of 2 White-tailed Kites and a Merlin in the bare tree … Continue reading

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Kumeyaay Lake Campground Field Trip Results

Hi Birding Friends, On Saturday September 23, seventeen birders walked around Kumeyaay Lake Campground near Santee CA. We had almost perfect weather. We found 42 different bird species. Lots of House Finches, California Towhees, and California Scrub-Jays. The best bird … Continue reading

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Oak Hill Memorial Park Trip Report

Hello friends, Thank you for allowing me to lead at this special birding site.  A fairly large group of us met, including some rarely encountered members whose presence was noted. We had a couple new faces as well. We were too … Continue reading

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Batiquitos Lagoon Walk 9/9/23 Trip Report

We had 34 people joining us on a rather warm morning to enjoy Batiquitos lagoon on Saturday.  As we walked the trail some people opted to return to their cars early. Despite the heat we ended up recording 55 species. Steve … Continue reading

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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Trip Report for September 2nd Walk

Friends, About 37 birders join the walk on an overcast day.  About half way through the walk, it started to rain.  It was light and warm, so not a problem to walk in, but we did not see many birds … Continue reading

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Dairy Mart, etc. bird walk

On Saturday, August 26, approximately 30 PAS birders visited Dairy Mart Ponds, Tijuana Valley Regional Ranger Station, the Bird and Butterfly Garden, and the nearby Community Gardens finding a grand total of 49 species!  Highlights of the day were White-tailed Kites, … Continue reading

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Kit Carson Park Birding Trip Report

Hello Friends. On Saturday morning, 8/19/2023; thirty two of us gathered in the parking lot to participate in our bi-annual field trip to Kit Carson Park. We had a calm morning, some of the usual competition for park use was … Continue reading

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Santee Lakes Field Trip Report

On Saturday, August 12, sixteen birders walked around Santee Lakes on a very nice and relatively cool (for Santee) summer day. We found 44 different bird species. This time of the year (late Summer), a lot of the migrating ducks … Continue reading

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Stonewall Mine/Lake Cuyamaca Field Trip Report

Hi Good Friends,On Saturday morning August 5, thirty birders walked around the StonewallMine area and Lake Cuyamaca.  The weather was hot in the mountains, butwe managed to walk in the shade most of the time. I think everybodyenjoyed the field … Continue reading

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