San Pasqual Valley Field Trip Results

Hi Friends,

On Saturday March 31, twenty-six birders walked the Agricultural Trail with cool weather in the morning but ending up quite warm before noon. After the main walk, several of us birded the close-by San Diego Archaeological Center and the San Pasqual Battlefield area. We found 57 bird species. It was a five Wren species day and we also found eight Sparrow varieties! Here’s our list:

California Quail
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Cooper’s Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Eurasian Collared Dove
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Anna’s Hummingbird
Hummingbird sp.
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttall’s Woodpecker
American Kestrel
Black Phoebe
Say’s Phoebe
Cassin’s Kingbird
Western Kingbird*
Bell’s Vireo
California Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
Cliff Swallow
Rock Wren
House Wren
Bewick’s Wren
Cactus Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Western Bluebird
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Cedar Waxwing
Orange-crowned Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Myrtle Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Rufous-crowned Sparrow**
California Towhee
Lark Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Western Meadowlark
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Hooded Oriole
Bullock’s Oriole
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
Lawrence’s Goldfinch*

* = Archaeological Center
** = Battlefield Monument Area

JIM BECKMAN  trip leader

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