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Previous Tours - CALIFORNIA EXTENSION

TOP TEN HIGHLIGHTS

 

Favorite birds of the CALIFORNIA – SALTON SEA EXTENSION,
conducted 27 September to 1 October 2011,
as voted upon by the participants and leader.

  1. COSTA’S HUMMINGBIRD
  2. ‘Yuma’ Clapper Rail
  3. Yellow-footed Gull
  4. Neotropic Cormorant
  5. Sandhill Crane
  6. Burrowing Owl
  7. Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
  8. Lesser Nighthawk
  9. Wood Duck
  10. Lawrence’s Goldfinch

 

Favorite birds and mammals of the COMPLETE CALIFORNIA and SALTON SEA,
conducted 14 September - 1 October 2010,
as voted upon by the participants & leader.

  1. TUFTED PUFFIN
  2. California Condor
  3. Black-backed Woodpecker
  4. MacGillivray’s Warbler
  5. White-headed Woodpecker
  6. Mountain Quail
  7. Greater Sage-Grouse
  8. Williamson’s Sapsucker
  9. Black-throated Sparrow
  10. Virginia Rail
There was a nice variety of marine mammals that included Orca, Gray Whale, Blue Whale, Humpback Whale, Northern Right Whale Dolphin, Pacific White-sided Dolphin, Risso’s Dolphin, Common Dolphin, Dall’s Porpoise, California Sea Lion, Northern Elephant Seal, Harbor Seal, and California Sea Otter. Salmon Shark and Ocean Sunfish were also seen on the pelagic trips. Tule Elk put on a good show. There was a nice Black Bear, several Bobcat and Coyote, and a Badger. Back to Previous Page