Salton Sea Birding Festival
Feb 18-21, 2000
Imperial Valley and the Salton Sea
60s & 70s on Friday & Saturday, rainy on Sunday and Monday
Tour Leaders: Bob Miller, Henry Detwiler, Bruce Aird, Vic Leigzig, Roy Paucher, Herb Young, Claude Edwards
153 species total

Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe 
Clark's Grebe 
Double-crested Cormorant 
American White Pelican 
Brown Pelican 
Ruddy Duck 
Snow Goose 
Ross' Goose 
Canada Goose 
Eurasian Wigeon 
American Wigeon 
Northern Pintail 
Blue-winged Teal 
Cinnamon Teal 
Northern Shoveler 
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck 
Lesser Scaup 
White-winged Scoter 
Common Goldeneye 
Snowy Egret 
Great Blue Heron 
Great Egret 
Cattle Egret 
Green Heron 
Black-crowned Night-Heron 
American Bittern 
White-faced Ibis 
Turkey Vulture 
White-tailed Kite 
Bald Eagle 


Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk 
Cooper's Hawk 
Swainson's Hawk 
Red-tailed Hawk 
Ferruginous Hawk 
American Kestrel 
Prairie Falcon 
Peregrine Falcon 
Common Pheasant 
Gambel's Quail 
Common Moorhen 
American Coot 
Sandhill Crane 
Common Snipe 
Marbled Godwit 
Long-billed Curlew 
Greater Yellowlegs 
Lesser Yellowlegs 
Spotted Sandpiper 
Long-billed Dowitcher 
Western Sandpiper 
Least Sandpiper 
Stilt Sandpiper 
Wilson's Phalarope 
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet 
Black-bellied Plover
Mountain Plover 
Heermann's Gull 
Mew Gull 
Ring-billed Gull 

California Gull 
Yellow-footed Gull 
Herring Gull 
Lesser Black-backed Gull 
Bonaparte's Gull 
Laughing Gull 
Caspian Tern Rock Dove 
Mourning Dove 
Inca Dove 
Common Ground-Dove 
Greater Roadrunner 
Barn Owl 
Great Horned Owl 
Burrowing Owl 
Short-eared Owl 
Lesser Nighthawk 
White-throated Swift 
Anna's Hummingbird 
Costa's Hummingbird 
Rufous Hummingbird 
Allen's Hummingbird 
Belted Kingfisher 
Gila Woodpecker 
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 
Northern Flicker 
Eastern Phoebe 
Say's Phoebe 
Black Phoebe 
Vermilion Flycatcher 
Common Raven 
Loggerhead Shrike 
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing 
Mountain Bluebird 
American Robin 
Northern Mockingbird 
Sage Thrasher 
Common Starling 
Cactus Wren 
Rock Wren
Marsh Wren 
House Wren 
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 
Tree Swallow 
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 
Barn Swallow 
Cliff Swallow 
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 
Horned Lark 
House Sparrow 
Lesser Goldfinch 
House Finch 
Orange-crowned Warbler 
Yellow-rumped Warbler 
Common Yellowthroat 
Painted Redstart 
Song Sparrow 
Lincoln's Sparrow 
White-crowned Sparrow 
Dark-eyed Junco 
Savannah Sparrow 
Chipping Sparrow 
Vesper Sparrow 
Lark Sparrow 
Green-tailed Towhee 
Abert's Towhee 
Yellow-headed Blackbird 
Red-winged Blackbird 
Western Meadowlark 
Great-tailed Grackle 
Brewer's Blackbird 
Brown-headed Cowbird 

Contents Henry D. Detwiler