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2008 Results: Salton Sea Naval Test Range (Closed), Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, California

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 4,000       2      
Ross's Goose 3,000       2      
Tundra Swan 2       1      
American Wigeon 200       1      
Cinnamon Teal 3       1      
Northern Shoveler 684       4      
Northern Pintail 16       2      
Green-winged Teal 51       2      
Lesser Scaup 10       1      
Ruddy Duck 117       2      
Gambel's Quail 13       1      
Eared Grebe 100       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 800       1      
American White Pelican 680       3      
Great Blue Heron 18       2      
Great Egret 12       2      
Snowy Egret 10       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1       1      
Turkey Vulture 2       1      
Northern Harrier 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 2       2      
American Kestrel 2       2      
American Coot 133       4      
Black-bellied Plover 1       1      
Killdeer 1       1      
Black-necked Stilt 6       2      
American Avocet 136       3      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Long-billed Curlew 80       1      
Ruff 1       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 413       2      
Ring-billed Gull 1,000       1      
California Gull 3,013       2      
Caspian Tern 54       2      
Rock Pigeon 3       1      
Mourning Dove 13       2      
Greater Roadrunner 1       1      
Black Phoebe 3       3      
Say's Phoebe 3       2      
Vermilion Flycatcher 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3       1      
Tree Swallow 3       1      
Barn Swallow 2       1      
Cliff Swallow 1       1      
Verdin 1       1      
Marsh Wren 3       1      
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1       1      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 1       1      
European Starling 7       2      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 7       3      
Abert's Towhee 4       3      
Lark Sparrow 1       1      
Savannah Sparrow 12       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 5       1      
Dark-eyed Junco 2       1      
Red-winged Blackbird 160       3      
Western Meadowlark 2       1      
Great-tailed Grackle 12       2      
House Finch 7       2      
House Sparrow 3       1      
Total 14,829             

A total of 62 species were reported.

See a summary for California.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.