San Elijo Lagoon Bird Walk

San Elijo Lagoon 899 N Rios Ave, Solana Beach, CA

(Thosmas Guide: 1167-E6 / GPS: 33.003535,-117.272469) Rating: Moderate (Dirt Trail, some hills) Bring a scope, if you have one.   This is a good spot to view wintering waterfowl and shorebirds. Directions: Take I-5 to Lomas Santa Fe Drive. Go west … Continue reading

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve & Huntington Central Park

Bolsa Chica 18332 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA

  (Thomas Guide: O.C. 857-C3 / GPS: 33.695584,-118.046917) Rating:Easy to Moderate (Flat dirt & paved walkways, grass) Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is the largest coastal salt marsh preserve in the Los Angeles/Orange County metropolitan region. Its 300 acres are a … Continue reading

La Jolla Cove & Coastline Field Trip

La Jolla Shores 1309 Coast Walk Trail, La Jolla, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1227-E6 / GPS: 32.849166,-117.270358) Rating:Easy (paved walkways) We will be looking for shorebirds, gulls, and seabirds. Directions: From Highway 52 driving west exit at La Jolla Boulevard West (formerly Ardath Road). Continue on this road, which will merge … Continue reading

Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary Field Trip

Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary 3650 North River Road, Oceanside, CA

(Thomas Guide:1066-F7/GPS:33.244789,-117.331083) Rating: Moderate (Uneven dirt paths) Directions: From Hwy 78 west, exit north on El Camino Real and continue to Douglas Drive. From I-5 north exit east on Hwy 76 and continue to the Douglas Drive exit. Take Douglas … Continue reading

Nancy Christensen “Antarctica!”

Remington Club II 16916 Hierba Drive, Rancho Bernardo, CA

Please join us for our interesting monthly program and refreshments.  There is a social period beginning at 6:30 pm  with the meeting and program getting under way promptly at 7:00 pm. Nancy will present slides of her recent trip to … Continue reading

San Diego River Estuary & Famosa Slough Field Trip

Mission Bay Flood Control Channel Old Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1268-C4 / GPS: 32.761457,-117.214338) Rating:Easy (Flat paved walkways) We will be looking for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds in the channel and bay areas and then drive to Famosa Slough. Directions: Take I-15 south to I-8. Go west on … Continue reading

Daley Ranch Field Trip

Daley Ranch 2253 La Honda Dr, Escondido, CA

(NOTE: New Fall/Winter Start Time) (Thomas Guide:(1110-C3) / GPS:  33.166138,-117.052495) Rating: Moderate to Difficult (steep hill, uneven dirt trails, paved walkways) Directions: From I-15 in Escondido, exit at El Norte Parkway and drive east approximately 3 miles.  Look for the … Continue reading