Finding Birds at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County, California

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Spot Yellow-footed Gulls and hundreds of Black Terns?
Listen to fresh-water Ridgway's Rails?
Hear thousands of Snow and Ross's Geese honking as they rise into the air?
Watch a Peregrine Falcon send thousands of shorebirds into frenzied flight?
Look over a sea of black & white--marveling at the sight of hundreds of White-faced Ibis and egrets feeding in a flooded alfalfa field?
Search for rarities like Mountain Plover, longspurs, and Sprague's Pipit?

Now you can, by ordering a copy of Finding Birds at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County, California! This second edition (2023) provides detailed accounts of the best areas to bird around the Salton Sea and in Imperial County. At the end of the book is a comprehensive Imperial County bird checklist of 457 birds. Each chapter contains the following information:
- Habitat
- Target birds
- Description
- Birding suggestions
- Driving directions

PREVIEW the "Table of Contents & Introduction" by clicking here!
PREVIEW the "Picacho State Recreation Area" chapter by clicking here!
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The book costs $18.00; media mail postage adds an additional $4.00. To order a hard copy of the book, please choose from these two options:
- Send a check for $22.00 payable to Henry Detwiler, at 8815 S. Ave D., Yuma, AZ 85364, along with your name and address
- Click on the "Buy Now" button below to make a $22.00 payment using PayPal

A PDF version of the book costs $13.00. Pay $13 via check or PayPal and e-mail me, then I'll e-mail you a digital copy of the bird guide. To select the PDF version and pay with PayPal, click on the small down arrow at the right edge of the Media selection box below, and then click on "PDF Version."


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