Since January 2010, a group of skilled birders, led by volunteer Jayne Lesley, has been conducting monthly bird surveys at the San Dieguito Lagoon. Check here for updates on the monthly distribution of birds at the Lagoon!
Posts about Lagoon Bird Surveys from the Nature Notebook
Well despite a few groups feeling as though this month’s count was a bit slow, we managed to see 106 species which is quite good for October. In addition, we had 4 new species! We had a Palm Warbler in the tomato fields of area 3, a Least Flycatcher in the dried up pond behind… Read More »
We had better coverage this time and we saw a total of 96 species, which is a good number for September, despite not seeing too many migrants. Our overall cumulative total stands steady at 251. We got to area 4 just as the sun was coming up and were rewarded with a Barn Owl over… Read More »
We had 88 species, although that is a bit low for this time of year. Our overall cumulative total remains at 251. Despite somewhat low numbers, we had several good birds, including a Turkey Vulture in area 5 flying over the lagoon by Crest Canyon, quite a few Ridgway’s Rails (in areas 1 and 2),… Read More »
We had a great count this month of 121 species, including 2 new ones. Vesper Sparrow was seen in Area 3, and Acorn Woodpecker was found in Area 5. This brings our cumulative total to 251 species! Click here for the PDF document with results for the April 2021 count. Click here for the PDF document… Read More »
We had a good count of 114 species in March, which is our second highest total for that month! Our cumulative total remaining steady at 249. Click here for the PDF document with results for the March 2021 count. Click here for the PDF document with the detailed monthly results through March 2021. The featured image… Read More »