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INLAND
Photo Although the Bobcat is often considered difficult to find, it can be relatively common on this tour.
Photo by Paul Kunstek
Watching and listening to Sandhill Cranes is always enjoyable.
Photo by Kristine Sowl
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Photo Swainson’s Hawks are fairly distinctive whether perched or in flight.
Photo by David Nelson
It is fun to watch the feeding antics of a Reddish Egret.
Photo by Dick Scribner
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Photo Yellow-footed Gull is a specialty of the Salton Sea, the only location in the US in which it is found.
Photo by John Puschock
The Black-crowned Night-Heron is much slower and more deliberate than the Reddish Egret.
Photo by Drew Weber
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Photo Any bittern anywhere is a good find, such as this American Bittern at the edge of a marsh.
Photo by Les Eastman
Barn Owls on a day roost in an abandoned building.
Jim and Deva Burns/Natural Impacts
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Photo Burrowing Owl in the vast agricultural areas near the Salton Sea.
Photo by Les Eastman
Simply awesome, the Great Gray Owl!
Photo by Randy Miller
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Photo Anna’s Hummingbird nests on the Pacific Coast. Many are resident there.
Photo by John McNamara
With their sheer size and grace, American White Pelicans put on quite a show.
Photo by John Puschock
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Photo Say’s Phoebe inhabits wide open areas.
Photo by Rene Perst
Yellow-headed Blackbird, a nice colorful male.
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COASTAL
Photo Our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. This pair was putting on quite a show.
Photo by Steve Dale
Rocky shoreline is the favored habitat of the Black Oystercatcher.
Photo by John Puschock
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Photo Harlequin Ducks also prefer the rocky coast.
Photo by Tom Amico
The Spotted Owl, a denizen of the old growth forests.
Photo by Peter Hunsberger
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Photo Another owl of evergreen forests is the Long-eared Owl.
Photo by Tom Amico
Townsend’s Warbler is a striking migrant and winter resident.
Photo by Tom Amico
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Photo The original model of the cartoon character Woody Woodpecker, the Pileated Woodpecker is a very impressive bird.
Photo by Tom Amico
We often observe California Sea Otters close to shore. This one is with a Western Gull.
Photo by Tom Amico
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Photo Red-necked Phalarope is a showy shorebird species.
Photo by John Puschock
PELAGIC (AT SEA)
There is a fair chance of seeing a Tufted Puffin when we are at sea.
Photo by John Puschock
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Photo Black-footed Albatross will be one of the highlights of our pelagic trips.
Photo by Jason Horn, tour leader
Red Phalarope is a highly pelagic species most of the year.
Photo by John Puschock
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Photo Wilson’s Storm-Petrel, dainty and graceful.
Photo by John Puschock
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We will hope to see a Northern Right Whale Dolphin.
Photo by John Puschock
Photo We normally see one or more Humpback Whales from our boat and occasionally from shore.
Photo by Bob Schutsky
And we always hope to see at least one South Polar Skua, preferably several.
Photo by Tom Amico
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