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Species found at Viewing Site

Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge  - Site # 182

Species:Abert's Towhee
Seen:Yes
Locations:Refuge Headquarters.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:American Avocet
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:American Coot
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:American Kestrel
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:American Pipit
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:American White Pelican
Seen:Yes
Locations:Salton Sea shoreline. Whitewater delta.
Present Season:W,Sp
Season View:W,Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:American Wigeon
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Ash-Throated Flycatcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Barn Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Belted Kingfisher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Big Brown Bat
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Species:Big Free-Tailed Bat
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Species:Black Phoebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Black Rat
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Species:Black Skimmer
Seen:Yes
Locations:Rock Hill Pond
Present Season:Su,F
Season View:Su
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Black Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Black-Bellied Plover
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Black-Crowned Night Heron
Seen:
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Black-Headed Grosbeak
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Black-Necked Stilt
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Black-Throated Gray Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Bonaparte's Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Botta's Pocket Gopher
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Species:Brewer's Blackbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Brewer's Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Brown Pelican
Seen:Yes
Locations:Salton Sea shoreline.
Present Season:Su,F
Season View:Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Brown-Headed Cowbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Bullfrog
Seen:Yes
Locations:
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Species:Bullock's Oriole
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:

Species:Burrowing Owl
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Cackling Goose (Aleutian Can In Ca)
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Cactus Mouse
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Species:California Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:California Leaf-Nosed Bat
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Species:California Myotis
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Species:Canada Goose
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Caspian Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:Obsidian Butte, Rock Hill Pond.
Present Season:Sp,Su
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Caspian Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su F
Season View: Sp Su F
Reliable:Good

Species:Cattle Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Checkered Garter Snake
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Species:Cinnamon Teal
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Cliff Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su F
Season View: Sp Su F
Reliable:Good

Species:Coachwhip
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Species:Common Ground-Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Common Kingsnake
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Species:Common Muskrat
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Species:Common Yellowthroat
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Coyote
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Species:Deer Mouse
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Species:Desert Cottontail
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Species:Desert Kangaroo Rat
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Species:Desert Pocket Mouse
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Species:Desert Shrew
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Species:Desert Spiny Lizard
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Species:Desert Woodrat
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Species:Double-Crested Cormorant
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
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Species:Dunlin
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Eared Grebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Eurasian Collared-Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:European Starling
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Forster's Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su F
Season View: Sp Su F
Reliable:Good

Species:Gambel's Quail
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Glossy Snake
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Species:Great Blue Heron
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Great Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Great-Tailed Grackle
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Greater Yellowlegs
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Green-Winged Teal
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:

Species:Gull-Billed Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:Rock Hill Pond
Present Season:Su,F
Season View:Su
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Gull-Billed Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su
Season View: Sp Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Herring Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: F
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Hispid Cotton Rat
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Species:Hoary Bat
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Species:Horned Lark
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:House Finch
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:House Mouse
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Species:House Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Inca Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Killdeer
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Kit Fox
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Species:Laughing Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su
Season View: Sp Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Lazuli Bunting
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Least Sandpiper
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Lesser Nighthawk
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su
Season View: Sp Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Lesser Scaup
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Lesser Yellowlegs
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: F
Season View: F
Reliable:Good

Species:Little Pocket Mouse
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Species:Long-Billed Curlew
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Long-Billed Dowitcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Long-Nosed Leopard Lizard
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Species:Long-Nosed Snake
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Species:Long-Tailed Pocket Mouse
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Species:Marbled Godwit
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Marsh Wren
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Merriam's Kangaroo Rat
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Species:Mexican Long-Tongued Bat
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Species:Mourning Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Nashville Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Flicker
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Harrier
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Mockingbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Pintail
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Northern Rough-Winged Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su F
Season View: Sp Su F
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Shoveler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Norway Rat
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Species:Orange-Crowned Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Pacific-Slope Flycatcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Pallid Bat
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Species:Phainopepla
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Pied-Billed Grebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Pocketed Free-Tailed Bat
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Species:Raccoon
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Species:Red-Necked Phalarope
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Red-Spotted Toad
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Species:Red-Tailed Hawk
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Red-Winged Blackbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Ring-Billed Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Ross' S Goose
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Round-Tailed Ground Squirrel
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Species:Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Ruddy Duck
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Sandhill Crane
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Savannah Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Say's Phoebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Semipalmated Plover
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Short-Billed Dowitcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Snow Goose
Seen:Yes
Locations:Refuge farm fields.
Present Season:W F
Season View:W
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Snowy Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Song Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Sora
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Spiny Pocket Mouse
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Species:Spiny Softshell
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Species:Spotted Bat
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Species:Striped Skunk
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Species:Tree Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Turkey Vulture
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Verdin
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Warbling Vireo
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Blind Snake
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Species:Western Diamond-Backed Rattlesnake
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Species:Western Kingbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp Su F
Season View: Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Meadowlark
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Patch-Nosed Snake
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Species:Western Pipistrelle
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Species:Western Sandpiper
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Spotted Skunk
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Species:Western Tanager
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Whiptail
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Species:Western Wood-Pewee
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Western Yellow Bat
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Species:Whimbrel
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Crowned Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Faced Ibis
Seen:
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Throated Woodrat
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Species:White-Winged Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Willet
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Willow Flycatcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Good

Species:Wilson's Phalarope
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Wilson's Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Woodhouse's Toad
Seen:Yes
Locations:
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Species:Yellow Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season: Sp F
Season View: Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Yellow-Footed Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Obsidian Butte, Rock Hill Trail
Present Season:Su
Season View:Su
Reliable:Good

Species:Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good