Category Archives: General Interest

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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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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Olympic BirdFest, Thurs.-Sun., April 13-16, 2023
REGISTRATION BEGINS ONLINE JAN. 1, 2023

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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REGISTRATION BEGINS ONLINE JAN. 1, 2023

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

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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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Christmas Bird Count Update

UPDATE GOOD NEWS! After-birding picnic returns!   2022 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 … Continue reading

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New Palomar Audubon Society Discussion Group

Recently, Palomar Audubon Society has formed a new birding discussion group. This group will be used to publish our bird walk reports and other notifications for the Palomar Audubon Society. All of our old PAS discussion groups are discontinued. PLEASE … Continue reading

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The annual BVAS Birdhouse and Nature Art Auction is returning Saturday, October 15!

Buena Vista Audubon’s annual fundraising event is looking for entries for our auction. We hope you will create and donate nature-inspired artwork to make it a successful event. Items can include birdhouses, bird feeders, bee houses, owl or bat boxes, sculptures, or … 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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Magee Marsh Trip, Northwest Ohio, May 14-19, 2023

Palomar Audubon Society is proud to announce a birding trip to:The Warbler Capital of the World: Magee Marsh With World Renowned Birding Guide, Greg Miller!! We will depart San Diego on flights you arrange yourselves, arriving either Cleveland or Detroit … 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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PALOMAR AUDUBON 2022 & 2023 TRAVEL FIELD TRIPS

Our PAS Birding Trips/Travel Committee is up and running and we have some great trip ideas for you! Our PAS committee members, consisting of Dianne & Hal Benham, Steve Ellis, Steve Gabbert and Doug Walkley, held a recent meeting and … Continue reading

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2022 Teen Scholarship Award 

Palomar Audubon Society has a multifaceted mission, including a community outreach program with several special initiatives. One of these initiatives is our teen scholarship program which PAS has sponsored since 2004. Because of delays associated with the COVID pandemic, this … Continue reading

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2022 SEDONA HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL

May 2022 Hummingbird Messenger Photo courtesy of Lisa Meyers Swanson – The Hummingbird Whisperer (male Broad-billed hummingbird) SEDONA HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Festival dates: July 29, 30, and 31st, 2022 ___The time has finally come for you to … Continue reading

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Owl Pellets

Name:Janine Email:tominagaj9@gmail.com Message:Greetings,We’ve found some owl pellets at our house in Wildomar. We live at theend of the street next to a large open area so there are many birdsaround here. Hawks, road runners, ravens, or crows, (not sure). quail,humming … Continue reading

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Useful Q & A on What to Do When You Find an Abandoned Fledgling Bird

Question: Hi, We have a fledgling Crow in our backyard (also been in both neighbor’sbackyards) that appears to have been abandoned. It’s been 7 or 8 hoursand no adults have come by to feed it. It calls incessantly. I found … Continue reading

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Burrowing Owls Need Your Help

  An Invitation to Join Friends of Pomona Valley Burrowing Owls Burrowing Owls are small owls that use underground burrows for nest sites and shelter. At one time these owls were very common in California and, even as recently as … Continue reading

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Palomar Audubon Picnic Postponed

Late Breaking News!2020 P.A.S. PICNIC Scheduled forJune 14th has been postponed due toCoronavirus restrictions. Stand by formore information.

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