Penasquitos Canyon Preserve Bird Walk

Penasquitos Canyon Preserve Canyonside Park Driveway, San Diego, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1189-C7 / GPS:  32.939917,-117.139108) Rating: Easy to Moderate (Level dirt trails) Please Note: Summer birding can be very warm. So be sure to bring sunscreen and sufficient water on walks. warm weather.  Restrooms located at the start of … 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

Batiquitos Lagoon Bird Walk

Bataquitos Lagoon 7380 Gabbiano Lane, Carlsbad, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1127-A7 / GPS: 33.093537,-117.301308) Rating:Easy (Flat dirt walkways) We will look for waterfowl, shorebirds, and riparian birds. Directions: From I-5 in Carlsbad, exit east on Poinsettia Lane. Turn right on Batiquitos Drive, drive about ½ mile to Gabbiano … Continue reading

A JOURNEY TO GRIMSEY ISLAND, ICELAND – Neil Solomon

Remington Club II 16916 Hierba Drive, Rancho Bernardo, CA

Please join us for our very interesting monthly program and refreshments at the Remington Club II Retirement Center, 16916 Hierba Drive, Rancho Bernardo. This location is very near and south of Carver's Steak & Chops Restaurant. There is a social … Continue reading

Kumeyaay Lake Bird Walk

Kumeyaay Lake 10500 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA

(Thomas Guide: 1230-G6 / GPS: 32.840023,-117.034222) Rating:Easy to Moderate (Flat dirt and paved walkways)  We will look for ducks, waterfowl, and riparian birds.  Can expect some fall migration birds. Expect warm weather. Directions: From North County, take I-15 south to … 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

Lake Hodges East/Bernardo Bay Field Trip

Lake Hodges East/Bernardo Bay 18402 West Bernardo Drive, San Diego, CA

        Thomas Guide: 1150-A6 / GPS:  33.047235,-117.077696) Rating: Moderate (hills and uneven dirt trails) Directions: From I-15, exit west at Rancho Bernardo Road and turn right onto West Bernardo Drive going north. Proceed to the street marked … Continue reading

Tijuana Estuary & Slough

Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge 301 Caspian Way, Imperial Beach, CA

(Thomas Guide:  1349-F1 / GPS: 32.575333,-117.125695 ) Rating: Moderate (Paved, boardwalk, and dirt trails) Good location for Yellow-crowned Night-heron and Ridgway's Rail.  Bring scope if you have one. Directions: Travel south on I-5 from San Diego and exit west on Coronado … Continue reading

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