Category Archives: General Interest

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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Support Palomar Audubon by Shopping at AmazonSmile During Amazon Prime Days – June 21 & 22

Palomar Audubon now participates in AmazonSmile charity program.  You can now easily support Palomar Audubon every time you shop online at Amazon. What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization … 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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CANCELLED – PAS SIXTH ANNUAL BIRD CLASS

The Birding classes scheduled for April and May have been cancelled.  Anyone that has already signed up for the class will be refunded the amount paid.  If feasible, these classes will be offered in the fall.  Palomar Audubon Society is … Continue reading

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Escondido Christmas Bird Count Reminder

A reminder that the Escondido Christmas bird count will be held on Saturday, December 28. Unlike a regular field trip where everyone birds one or two spots together, the Christmas bird count covers a much larger area (a circle 15 … Continue reading

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Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido

Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Coalition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Contact:  Laura Hunter, 619-997-9983                                      November 12, 2019                                   Environmental, Climate Coalition join forces to Oppose Harvest Hills in Escondido Today, more than 20 environmental, conservation, and climate organizations sent a letter to … Continue reading

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ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

ESCONDIDO CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2019  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, … Continue reading

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21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020

    Wild Adventures, Wild Birds! 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway January 22 – 26, 2020 Chico, CA   Birders and nature enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend the 21st Annual Snow Goose Festival of … Continue reading

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Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars For Sale

FOR SALE Leica Ultravid 7×42 Binoculars   Purchased in 2014 for $2000 Excellent condition, very well cared-for Wide field of vision, lots of light, stable image Includes binoculars, box, book, case and never-used strap   Asking $1100 Contact: kathleenmarvel@yahoo.com  

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