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It just doesn’t get more fun than birding on the open ocean! This popular 12-hour trip goes to the farthest reaches of San Diego County waters, the 30-mile bank, to look for seabirds only occasionally seen in San Diego County. This is an excellent time of year for such sought-after species as black-footed albatross, ashy…

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Sorrento Valley, San Diego Birding

Sorrento Valley is a mixture of riparian habitat surrounded by hills of coastal sage scrub and chaparral. April is a great time to see orioles, grosbeaks, and warblers as well as our local residents and birds on their northward migration. Location: 3501 Estuary Way, at the intersection with Flintkote Ave. Check a map beforehand, it…

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BVAS Costa Rica Bird Trip January 2017

This January, 14 people joined the first BVAS Costa Rica Bird Tour. Armed with note pads, Bird lists, binoculars, scope, sun screen and a great guide, we spent 10 days visiting critical birding “hot spots” in Costa Rica.  Overall, we managed to spot over 280 bird species, including resident, migratory and endemic species. That’s almost…

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Lake Hodges Bird Walk

Lake Hodges is home to a variety of waterfowl, waders, and raptors. We may see the grebes dancing! The lake is nestled in oak woodlands, coastal sage scrub, and riparian areas. Location: We will meet in the parking area across from Hernandez Hideway Mexican Restaurant at 19320 Lake Dr., Escondido. Join us for lunch after…

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Second Sunday Bird Walk

Oceanside is one of the premier birding areas in North County. Join us at the Oceanside Harbor to look for waders and migrating shorebirds, along with an array of gulls and terns. Hopefully there’ll be a few surprises! Directions: We’ll meet on the Pacific Street bridge in Oceanside. There is free parking east of the…

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Costa Rica Bird Trip in January

Join BVAS Migrating Birders next January on a 10-day tour of Costa Rica birding hotspots.  The trip includes 2-night stops at La Selve OTS Biological station, Arenal Volcano area, Carara National Park, and Cerro de la Muerta.  Each one of these areas is home to a tremendous variety of species. This trip has something for…

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