Birding in Southern California
9/30 - 10/5/2007

Santa Barbara and vicinity:


Western Bluebird


Western Bluebird


Acorn Woodpecker Larder

Santa Barbara Harbor


Black Skimmers


Red-necked Phalaropes

Ventura


Eurasian Collared Doves


Great Blue Heron

Off to Santa Cruz Island


Parasitic Jaeger


Windy boat ride


Island Scrub Jay (Santa Cruz Isl. endemic)


Brewer's Sparrow


Common Raven


Adult Brown Pelican


Immature Brown Pelican


California Sea Lions

San Jacinto Mountains


Vista birding


Vista


Black-headed Grosbeak


Green-tailed Towhee


Phainopepla


Pygmy Nuthatch

Birding the Salton Sea area


Long-billed Curlews


White-faced Ibises


Gambel's Quail


Burrowing Owls


Burrowing Owl


Salton Sea


American Avocets and Northern Shovelers


Male Avocet


White Pelican and Snowy Egret


White-tailed Kite


Birding at 108 degrees

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park


Black-tailed Gnatcatcher


Black-tailed Gnatcatcher undertail


Coachwhip Snake


Yaqui Well (Dry, dry, dry)

Laguna Mountains


Lark Sparrow


White-headed Woodpecker


Loggerhead Shrike

La Jolla Cove area


Black Turnstone (with Brown Pelican, Heermann's Gull, and Western Gull)


Black Turnstone bathing


Brandt's Cormorants and American Oystercatcher


Brandt's Cormorants


Double-crested Cormorants and Heermann's Gulls


Harbor Seals


Heermann's Gull


Wandering Tattler

Torrey Pines State Reservation


Not an Ovenbird nest


Who is peaking through the brush?


Wrentit

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