San Jacinto Wildlife Area Field Trip – Sunday

San Jacinto Wildlife Area 17050 Davis Road, Lakeview, CA

(Thomas Guide: RC 749-B4 / GPS:  33.871171,-117.122016) Rating: Moderate (uneven dirt trails) NOTE: THIS A SUNDAY FIELD TRIP. We will follow the auto tour route and make several stops along the route. Lots of birds.  Always a PAS favorite! Bring … Continue reading

Lindo Lakes Field Trip

Lindo Lakes 12637 Lindo Lane, Lakeside, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1232-B3 / GPS: 32.856482, -116.918296) Rating: Easy to Moderate  (dirt trails, paved walkways) A great assortment of birds is always found here. Directions: From North County, take I-15 south to Hwy.52 then east to Hwy 67. Head north, … Continue reading

Live Oak County Park/Los Jilgueros Preserve

Live Oak County Park/Los Jilgueros Preserve 2746 Reche Road, Fallbrook, CA

A Fallbrook Adventure! (Thomas Guide: 1028- C5 / GPS: 33.362626, -117.206300) Rating: Easy Our target birds here are the Band-tailed Pigeons and Wood Ducks. Lewis's Woodpeckers have also been seen here at this time of the year. Directions: Take I-15 north to … Continue reading

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

Escondido Christmas Bird Count

Kit Carson Park 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA

Please Note: This is a FRIDAY Field Trip! Palomar Audubon Society would like to extend an invitation to all birders to participate in the annual Escondido Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, December 28. The count circle incorporates mostly rural areas … Continue reading

Dixon Lake Field Trip

Dixon Lake 2256 La Honda Dr, Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1110-C3 / GPS: 33.166732, -117.052099 ) Rating: Moderate (Paved and dirt trails) Restrooms by Dixon Lake parking lot. Directions: From I-15 in Escondido, exit at El Norte Parkway and drive east approximately 3 miles. Look for the” Daley Ranch/Dixon … Continue reading

Sweetwater River/Bonita Field Trip

Sweetwater River/Bonita 3340 Plaza Bonita Rd, National City, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1310-C4 / GPS: '32° 39.450', -117° 4.136) Rating: Moderate (Paved trails, may need to cross street) The trail is above the creek which result in outstanding views of waterfowl.  Excellent photo location!. Directions: Take I-15 south to I-805 … Continue reading

Dos Picos County Park & Rangeland Road Field Trip

Dos Picos County Park & Rangeland Road 17953 Dos Picos Park Rd 17953 Dos Picos Park Rd , Ramona, CA

(Thomas Guide: (1171-H5 / GPS: 32° 59.942', -116° 56.498') Rating: Moderate (hills and uneven dirt trails) Directions: From I-15 in Rancho Bernardo go east on Rancho Bernardo Road, which turns into Espola Road (S5), and continue to Poway Road (S4). … Continue reading

Kit Carson Park Bird Walk

Kit Carson Park 3333 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1150-C1 / GPS: 33.080179,-117.060199) Rating: Easy (Level, paved walkways, dirt trail, and grass) Woodland, riparian, and open-area habitats will usually get us a nice list of resident birds. Directions: From I-15 in Escondido, exit east on Via Rancho … Continue reading

Salton Sea Birding Trip

Salton Sea 575 W Main St, Brawley, CA

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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Guajome Regional Park Field Trip

Guajome Regional Park 3003 Guajome Lake Rd, Oceanside, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1067-D7 / GPS: 33.246225,-117.270774) Rating: Moderate (Grass and dirt trails) A great birding spot! Always lots of birds. Directions: From Highway 78 in Oceanside, exit north on College Boulevard curving left and drive 4.4 miles to Highway 76.  … Continue reading

Oak Hill Memorial Park Field Trip

Oak Hill Memorial Park 2640 Glenridge Rd, Escondido, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1130-F1/ GPS: 33.130552,-117.029384) Rating: Easy (Grass and paved roads) Restroom located outside office building. Directions: From I-15 exit east on Via Rancho Parkway, which becomes Bear Valley Parkway, and drive 5 miles north to Glen Ridge road at … Continue reading

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary Field Trip

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary 45 Riparian View, Irvine, CA

5 Riparian View, Irvine, CA 92612 (Thomas Guide to Orange County, page 859 J-7 / GPS: 33° 39.625', -117° 50.471')  Rating: Easy (Flat dirt trails) Directions: Take I-5 north to the San Diego Freeway I-405. Continue north on the I-405 … Continue reading

Santee Lakes Field Trip

Santee Lakes Recreational Preserve 9310 Fanita Parkway, Santee, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1231-A5 / GPS: 32.846928,-117.00423) Rating:Easy to Moderate (Flat paved walkways and grass) Always a great birding spot, especially for photographers! Directions: From I-15 go east on Hwy 52. Exit at Mast Blvd. Continue east on Mast Blvd. to … Continue reading