201002 - Salton Sea
Feb 26, 2010Public
Photo: Salton Sea is located in the Imperial Valley. This areal view from the North shows southern California and the Baja region of Mexico in the distance (Google Earth)
Photo: In the hills between San Diego and Imperial Valley
Photo: The hills seem to be just piles of boulders
Photo: Cholla cactus
Photo: Rabbit catches the sun's first rays; near the Visitors' Center of the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
Photo: Dive bombing gull
Photo: American coots
Photo: Greater yellowlegs
Photo: Snowy egret on rock
Photo: Snowy egret
Photo: Brown pelican
Photo: Western grebe
Photo: American avocet trio
Photo: Geothermal power plants line the southern shore of Salton Sea
Photo: Great egret taking off
Photo: Great egret and black-necked stilt
Photo: Sweet acacia
Photo: Gambel's quail; many of them hang around the Refuge headquarters
Photo: Mourning dove, found near the Visitors' Center.
Photo: White-faced ibises
Photo: Northern harrier
Photo: Double-crested cormorant
Photo: American avocet in flight
Photo: American avocet