Leo Carrillo Bird Walk

Leo Carrillo Bird Walk: The first Thursday of the month, at 8:00 AM, we will be walking the trails and exploring inside Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. Don’t miss this fun walk! Location: **Note New Meeting Location**: Park along the trailhead near 2925 Via Conquistador, Carlsbad. Leaders: Eve Martin, Patti Koger, Chris K. Smith, and…

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Oak Riparian Park

April is a great month to visit this community park. We expect to see warblers, raptors, waders, and the many species of birds found in the woodlands, grasslands, and coastal sage scrub. We will also visit nearby Calavera Lake.   Location: Meet in the parking lot at the intersection of Lace Blvd. and Ridge Road…

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DAWSON LOS MONOS RESERVE & BUENA VISTA PARK

This private reserve in Vista occupies 235 acres, including riparian woodland, chaparral, and grassy pastures. We should see a variety of raptors, woodpeckers, flycatchers, swallows, and sparrows. If there is time, we will head over to nearby Buena Vista Park and look at the pond for waterfowl.   Directions: From I-5 exit Palomar Airport Road…

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BIRD-A-THON WITH STEVE

This is a wonderful opportunity to support your local Buena Vista Audubon Society while having a great time. Pledge an amount for every species we see during our morning peregrinations. No amount is too small or too large Checks can be made to BVAS and given to Steve. If you can’t make the Birdathon, you…

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San Dieguito River Park Bird Walk

We have an additional San Dieguito River Park Walk this month due to an error in our newsletter: We’ll be looking for the many waterfowl and shorebirds that come to spend the winter at North County’s coastal wetlands. Directions: Lower Crest Canyon—From I-5, take Via de la Valle west; left on Jimmy Durante Blvd.; left…

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Two New Birding Expeditions!

BVAS birders have helped expand bird walking opportunities in North County by partnering with the Leo Carrillo Ranch in Carlsbad, and El Corazon Park in Oceanside for two new monthly walks. Leo Carillo Bird Walk: The first Thursday of the month, at 8:00 AM, BVAS teams up with Leo Carillo Ranch Historic Park to offer…

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Leo Carrillo Bird Walk

Leo Carrillo Bird Walk: The first Thursday of the month, at 8:00 AM, we will be walking the trails and exploring inside Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park. Don’t miss this fun walk! Location: Meet at the trail head west of Carrillo Elementary School parking lot (off Poinsettia Lane, west of Melrose Ave. and turn south…

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