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Imperial Valley with Lauri & Sylvia
Mar 07, 2005
Guide- Bob Miller

Imperial Valley from Fig Lagoon to Niland! 


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Eurasian Collared-Dove

Eurasian Collared-Dove are now well established in the Imperial Valley.

Cattle Egrets and gulls have learned to follow farm equipment across the fields as they turn up all kinds of insects and rodents.


Insect control


Northern Rough-winged Swallow nest in the canal banks all over the valley. 

 


Nesting islands


Ramer Lake


These are the nesting islands viewable from Rock Hill Trail at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR.



Salton Sea

 


Rock Hill

The ponds are loaded with waterfowl in the winter time. In the spring Gull-billed & Caspian Tern and Black Skimmer all nest here.


Lauri


The farmer!

Lauri hamming it up with a pitch fork that Imperial Irrigation District uses to clean the grates on the big drains.

American White Pelicans at Fig Lagoon. 


American White Pelicans

 

Photos Bob Miller