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CALIFORNIA BIRD SITE LINKS

www.imperial.cc.ca.us/birds - Eldon Caldwell has compiled a wealth of Salton Sea birding info (including numerous bird photos taken by James Kuhn), the most comprehensive Imperial Valley bird site around.  Excellent!

fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~jmorlan/county.htm  - Joe Morlan's California birding info and LINKS organized by county.  This is THE site for consolidated California web browsing.

www.newriverwetlands.com   - home page for the New River Wetlands Project and the Salton Sea Birding Festival - the next festival will be held over President's Day weekend, February 2007.

If you're heading up to Orange County or the LA area, please contact our partners Bruce Aird and Vic Leipzig, who will be happy to assist you in finding birds in their neck of the woods.

www.sdnhm.org/education/brochure/index.html - San Diego Natural History Museum, which offers tours led by none other than Bob Miller!    
  
     

ARIZONA BIRDING

www.melodysbirdingadventures.com - Melody is a fine, lively, experienced, personable birding guide & companion who will show you all the fantastic birds of SE Arizona.

ghrosenberg.home.comcast.net - Gary is the secretary of the Arizona Bird Committee (ABC).  He provides information about the ABC and features many wonderful Arizona bird photos.  

www.aztrogon.com - Stuart Healy's site; a most knowledgeable birding guide operating out of Sierra Vista. His continually updated site offers great amounts of information about southeast AZ.

www.artfullbirds.com - Check out these fine photos that Tony Godfrey has taken!

 

MEXICO BIRDING

www.solipaso.com - David MacKay offers a fine birding/natural history trip down the Rio Mayo (see www.southwestbirders.com/alamos112104.htm) and other trips throughout Mexico.  Their web site offers a nice introduction to Alamos and Sonoran natural history.

Stephanie Meyers has been living in Alamos since 1988, and is a fantastic source of information on the local area and its natural history.  She offers a wonderful ecotour boat trip to a mangrove estuary off the Gulf of California (see www.southwestbirders.com/alamos112104.htm) that includes a killer seafood feast.

    

OTHER BIRDING-RELATED SITES

Bushnell Binoculars

birding.about.com   - a wealth of birding information, national and worldwide

www.birdingonthe.net/birdmail.html -  rare bird alerts and mail servers for the USA and worldwide -- this is the key to up-to-date bird-finding!

www.naturesongs.com - North American & Costa Rican bird songs (a fine collection of songs, call notes, bill rattles, etc.)

www.virtualbirder.com - wonderful on-line birding magazine

 

DRAGONFLIES & DAMSELFLIES

www.sonic.net/dragonfly - Visit a great resource by Kathy Biggs for learning about and identifying California Odonata

www.southwestdragonflies.net - And here's another great site by Kathy Biggs which covers Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Nevada, as well as California. 

www.azodes.com - Here's a detailed photographic guide to the odonates of Arizona.  Includes listings by county, and has a form for submitting new records.

tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/CalOdes/ and tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/SoWestOdes/ - Two on-line discussion groups where you can ask questions and share sightings about these crazy bugs

 

LOCAL INFO & NATURAL HISTORY

www.yumachamber.org - Yuma Chamber of Commerce - links to hotels, businesses, and local attractions

www.visityuma.com - Yuma Convention and Visitors Bureau - more information about Yuma-area attractions

topozone.com - more local and nationwide USGS maps (FREE!!!)

www.desertusa.com - travel and informational site with pages about minerals, geology, animals, culture, parks, and plants of the desert southwest

   

 

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Last Update: 18 Jan 2007
Photos & Content Henry D. Detwiler