Monthly Program: Birding the Eastern Sierra with Steve Brad

Steve Brad is a fixture at Buena Vista Audubon and throughout San Diego County, leading a variety of popular bird walks and trips.  His website http://www.seatosierrabirds.com/ showcases his extraordinary photos of birds from mountains to the oceans. This month’s program highlights this unassuming, charming and knowledgeable birder! Social: 6:30 p.m.       Program: 7:00 p.m.  

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Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego

May is migration time and Point Loma is one the Pacific Flyway! We should see various species of warblers, tanagers, orioles, parrots, and parakeets. Location: 3900 Lomaland Drive, San Diego. Drive past the kiosk and park in the lot on the right. Since it is Sunday, we can park on campus. Look for folks with…

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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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Bird Walk-Buddy Todd Park, Oceanside

Buddy Todd Park is a great place to greet some early arriving warblers, orioles, and tanagers.  Its also a relative hotspot for rarities.  Meet in the parking lot of Buddy Todd Park.  Leader: Steve Brad, 760-633-1639.  stevanbrad@gmail.com

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San Elijo Lagoon (East Side) Bird Walk

Please join Sue Smith as she explores the east side of San Elijo Lagoon. Sue is one of San Diego’s most accomplished birders, and this is a great opportunity to learn some of the fine points of bird identification and behavior! We expect lots of waterfowl, waders, shorebirds, raptors, and passerines. Trip leader: Sue Smith…

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Second Thursday Surprise Walk

Join our weekday surprise-location bird walk on the second Thursday of each month. Where we go is based on recent reports and Steve’s personal surveying. To get on the Second Thursday Walk notification list, please send an email with your name, phone number and email address to: stevanbrad@gmail.com . NOTE: Start times vary so please…

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Salton Sea Birding trip

Bob Miller will be our guide to the Imperial Valley’s birding hot spot, the Salton Sea. Bob’s extensive knowledge of birds, geology, ecology, and history will bring the desert to life!  Sandhill cranes, waterfowl, raptors, burrowing owls….the list is endless!  This is an overnight trip and limited to the first 15 people who contact Steve…

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Second Thursday Surprise Walk-CHANGED TO FRIDAY DUE TO RAIN

Join our weekday surprise-location bird walk on the second Thursday of each month. Where we go is based on recent reports and Steve’s personal surveying. To get on the Second Thursday Walk notification list, please send an email with your name, phone number and email address to: stevanbrad@gmail.com . NOTE: Start times vary so please…

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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 Thursday Surprise Walk

Join our weekday surprise-location bird walk on the second Thursday of each month. Where we go is based on recent reports and Steve’s personal surveying. To get on the Second Thursday Walk notification list, please send an email with your name, phone number and email address to: stevanbrad@gmail.com . NOTE: Start times vary so please…

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