Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Oceanside CA

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Oceanside, CA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to endangered birdwatching travel services, aviary travel services, holiday travel services, and vacation travel agents, as well as advice and content on birdwatching, endangered birds, and bird identification.

Sally Mckay
(760) 754-7081
5248 Harvest Ct.
Oceanside, CA
Agency
MG Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Disabled / Accessible, Leisure Travel, Luxury Travel, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.jazznuts.com

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Patricia Hager
(858) 395-3147
252 Witham Rd
Encinitas, CA
Agency
Travel Leaders/Thomas Hogan Travel (dba OutsideAgentLink.com)
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Australia / New Zealand, Caribbean, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Educational, Family Fun, Great Outdoors, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Rail, Religious, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult
Website
www.DestinationAgent.com/wheretonext

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Dotschi Schloh
(760) 941-6900
550 W Vista Way #102
Vista, CA
Agency
Travel Experts
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Honeymoon, Meeting Planning / Events
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Paula Mullins-Worster
(760) 632-5010
7792 Madrilena Way
Carlsbad, CA
Agency
First Tee Promotions, LLC
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Italy, France, Australia / New Zealand, England - United Kingdom
Specialities
Golf & Tennis
Website
www.allpars.com

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Barbara Jenkins-Lee
(858) 755-7368
1327 La Sobrina Ct
Solana Beach, CA
Agency
Rancho Del Mar Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.rdmt.com

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Kelly Romanello
(760) 431-8600
6405 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA
Agency
Holiday Travel International
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Travel, Incentive Travel, Reunions
Website
www.holidaypassports.com

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Windrose Cruises & Tours
(714) 893-3299
Oceanside, CA
 
Brad Anderson
(760) 305-5060
1890 Hacienda Dr
Vista, CA
Agency
America's Vacation Center
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.americasvacationcenter.com

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Heather Scherer
(858) 254-8969
4405 Manchester Ave Ste 102
Encinitas, CA
Agency
Association Travel Concepts
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.atcmeetings.com

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Leslie Phelps
(858) 759-5858
Po Box 9595
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Agency
Piazza Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.travelsense.org

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Rare Bird Focus

Rare Bird Focus: The Endangered Kirtland's Warbler

The endangered Kirtland's warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler (Parulidae) family. It is a fascinating bird for a few reasons: First, it nests in just a few counties in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas. Also, it is closely tied to a narrow and distinctive habitat of young jack pine barrens where it conceals its nest in the lush understory. It has been on the endangered species list since 1967. You can view a profile of this species on our site .

In the 1950's and 1960's, Kirtland's warbler numbers dropped precipitously, but in recent years habitat management has led to a promising increase in the number of singing males. Management efforts have focused on habitat improvements and control of the local brown-headed cowbird population. Cowbirds are brood parasites, which means they lay their eggs in other species' nests and shift the burden of parental care onto the host species. This strategy, while good for cowbirds, has had a devastating effect on the breeding success of other species.

Prescribed fire burns have been used to regenerate forests of young jack pines, which require fire to open their cones and spread their seeds. This, in combination with brown-headed cowbird control projects (led by the United States Forest Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Audubon Society), have resulted in an increase of the number of singing males from just a few hundred in the late 1980s to a total of 1,341 males, according to the 2004 annual breeding census. The Kirtland's warbler will remain on the endangered species list until at least 1,000 nesting pairs are documented.

In spring, Kirtland's warblers migrate from the Bahamas to northern Michigan. Fortunately, a specially appointed Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team has a collaborative working relationship with Baha...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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