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 – February 5, 2023. For those who have not ventured to the Salton Sea, you are in for an absolutely thrilling experience when at daybreak you watch thousands of snow geese and sandhill cranes rise up from local ponds to feed in nearby grain fields. In less than a three-hour drive from anywhere in San Diego County, you too can transcend into these wintering grounds. It is also one of the few places where the cutest owl on earth, the burrowing owl, can regularly be seen as he stands steadfastly in front of his underground borough. Is there anything else? Yes! A pre-teen member, Luca, all on his own, located, identified and documented seventy-five species in just one day around Salton Sea. If he can do that, what can we do?








We are limiting the number of participants to 30, to maximize the birding experience. This field trip is a fundraiser for Palomar Audubon Society and is limited to members of Palomar Audubon. (You can find an application to for $25 annual membership here). To secure your reservation, send a $40/person check payable to “Palomar Audubon Society” to: Hal/Dianne Benham, 15946 Cumberland Dr., Poway, CA 92064. Also include the first and last name, email address, cell phone number, and mailing address for each participant. If the trip fills, we will begin a waiting list.  Hotel rooms (non-smoking) at the Brawley Inn are being held for Palomar Audubon Society at a special group rate of $82.00/night, plus tax for the nights of Friday, February 3rd and Saturday, February 4th. You are responsible for calling the Brawley Inn to reserve one of these rooms for one or both nights. Their phone number is 760-344-1199. The Palomar Audubon Society Salton Sea field trip is always a popular birding adventure. Don’t delay making your reservation!

For questions you can contact Dianne Benham at

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