Salton Sea-San Jacinto Mts
July 4, 2000
0530-1930, Started off in the 70s at the Sea, up to 80s in the mountains by the afternoon.

Ramer Lake, Imperial Wildlife Management Area, Salton Sea (Pound, Beach, Johnston Roads), Black Mountain and Fulmor Lake in the San Jacinto Mts.
99 species (too much time in the mountains), 486 miles total

Goals were Glossy Ibis and Black-tailed Gull, but didn't find either.  Did get a seasonally rare Northern Harrier.  Black Mountain Road was wonderful, with Mountain Quail and chicks, White-headed Woodpecker feeding young, a singing Fox Sparrow, and circling flocks of Violet-green Swallows.  Back to Yuma in time to see some fireworks from home!


White-faced Ibis
Salton Sea

Clark's Grebe
Eared Grebe
Pied-Billed Grebe
Western Grebe
White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Double-Crested Cormorant
Least Bittern
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Black-Crowned Night Heron
Cattle Egret
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
White-Faced Ibis
Cinnamon Teal
Ruddy Duck
Redhead
Common Gallinule
American Coot
American Avocet
Black-Necked Stilt
Black-Bellied Plover
Killdeer
Long-Billed Dowitcher
Marbled Godwit
Western Sandpiper
Wilson's Phalarope
Black Tern
Forster's Tern
Laughing Gull
Gull-Billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Skimmer
Bonaparte's Gull
California Gull
Yellow-Footed Gull
Ring-Billed Gull
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Red-Tailed Hawk
Northern Harrier
Peregrine Falcon
American Kestrel
Mountain Quail
Mourning Dove
Rock Dove
Band-Tailed Pigeon
White-Winged Dove
Common Ground Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Burrowing Owl
Lesser Nighthawk
Anna's Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttal's Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
White-Headed Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
Western Kingbird
W. Wood Pewee
Rough-Winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Violet-Green Swallow
Stellar's Jay
Common Raven
Common Crow
Mountain Chickadee
Oak Titmouse
Verdin
Bushtit
White-Breasted Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch
Marsh Wren
American Robin
Western Bluebird
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Mockingbird
Phainopepla
European Starling
Plumbeous Vireo
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Dark-Eyed Junco
Yellow-Headed Blackbird
Song Sparrow
Great-Tailed Grackle
Red-Winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Brown-Headed Cowbird
Abert's Towhee
House Sparrow
House Finch
Purple Finch
Lazuli Bunting



Photos Henry D. Detwiler

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