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Welcome to the Mono Lake Committee's Bird Sightings page! This emphasis of this forum is birds, but other noteworthy wildlife sightings are encouraged also. Click on a link below to see the details of a sighting, and click on "Post" above to post a sighting. If you have a photo of your sighting, and would like it posted here, please email it to Bartshe Miller ().  We encourage people with knowledge of rare sightings in Mono County to report their sighting information to the sub-regional editor  for Mono County, Kristie Nelson (storm_petrel at hotmail dot com). When watching birds and other wildlife, please be respectful of their territory and habitat.


Short-eared Owl plying the marshy flats of Samman's Springs.  January 15, 2007.  Photo by Chris McCreedy.

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Tough little bird Larry Arbanas 22 Jan 2007
Sammon Spring cmccreedy at prbo.org 15 Jan 2007
Virginia Canyon birds Ryan and Janet Carle 28 Dec 2006
Short-Eared Owl at Navy Beach Ryan Carle 24 Dec 2006
Burrowing Owl Bob McCullogh 15 Dec 2006
Short-Eared Owls and Meadowlark Ryan and Janet Carle 13 Dec 2006
Lapland Longspur and ten species of raptors at 'Owl Meadow', Mono Lake Justin Hite and Kristie Nelson 12 Dec 2006
Sage Thrasher and two Slate-colored Juncos Justin Hite 10 Dec 2006
bald eagles and 'slate colored' junco Ryan Carle 10 Dec 2006
sage sparrow at Dechambeau Ponds Ryan Carle, Dec. 8 09 Dec 2006
Black-legged Kittiwake at Mono Lake (first Mono County record) Jon Dunn , Kathy Duvall, Justin Hite, Debbie House, Kristie Nelson, Susan Steele, Andy Zdon, and others from the ESAS Field Trip 04 Dec 2006
Lincoln's Sparrow and Juniper Titmice at "Millson" Delta Justin Hite 01 Dec 2006
84 Tundra Swans flying over Lee Vining Justin Hite 29 Nov 2006
Varied Thrush in Lee Vining Justin Hite 29 Nov 2006
Chili to keep you warm Leona 29 Nov 2006
Long-billed Curlews, Long-billed Dowitcher, and Long-tailed Duck at Rush delta Justin Hite 28 Nov 2006
Ross's Goose, Blue Snow Goose, Hooded Mergs, and 2 Herring Gull at Rush delta Justin Hite 27 Nov 2006
Long-tailed Duck and more at Lee Vining Delta Justin and Bartshe 20 Nov 2006
Re: Long-tailed Duck still there Bartshe & Justin 22 Nov 2006 (IMAGES)
American Redstart, Orange-crowned Warbler, Audubon's Warbler at Rush Creek Justin Hite 18 Nov 2006 (IMAGES)
Bridgeport Reservoir birds Justin Hite and George Appel 16 Nov 2006
Northern Mockingbird and Swamp Sparrow at County Park on 11/14 Justin Hite 14 Nov 2006
Tundra Swan, Golden Eagles, and 2 dead Horned Gebes at Rush Delta Justin Hite 14 Nov 2006
Re: Tundra Swan, Golden Eagles, and 2 dead Horned Gebes at Rush D... Justin Hite 14 Nov 2006
Hooded Merganser and others at Adobe Res., Adobe Ranch Sacha Heath 02 Nov 2006
Albino Eared Grebe Ron Wolf 16 Oct 2006 (IMAGES)
Re: Leucistic Eared Grebe Webmaster 17 Oct 2006
Clay-colored Sparrow at County Ponds, Burrowing Owl at Aeolian Buttes Justin Hite 13 Oct 2006
Golden-crowned Sparrow at Mill Creek Justin Hite 11 Oct 2006
Kuna Lake ditties Bartshe 09 Oct 2006
Merlin in Lee Vining Justin Hite and Paul McFarland 07 Oct 2006
Wood Duck Bartshe 26 Sep 2006
Catbird at Latte Da coffee shop the Latte Da morning crowd 24 Sep 2006 (IMAGES)
Indigo Bunting female James and Kay Wilson 24 Sep 2006
Two Sabine's at Rush Delta, early Merlin at Cain Ranch Justin Hite and George Appel 18 Sep 2006
Re: Two Sabine's at Rush Delta, early Merlin at Cain Ranch Justin Hite 24 Sep 2006
Lee Vining Delta Chris McCreedy 16 Sep 2006
birds at Dechambeau Ponds Chris McCreedy 15 Sep 2006
adult Sabine's Gull at Rush Delta, and good Sierra birds at Deadman Summit Justin Hite 15 Sep 2006 (IMAGES)
The Meadow on upper Lee Vining Creek Chris McCreedy 08 Sep 2006
Sabine's/Jaeger at Rush Cr. delta Will Richardson 06 Sep 2006 (IMAGES)
Re: Sabine's/Jaeger at Rush Cr. delta Justin Hite 12 Sep 2006
Peregrine Falcon over Rush Chris McCreedy 20 Aug 2006
Red-shouldered Hawk at the Narrows Chris McCreedy 18 Aug 2006
flycatchers of the Mono Basin Chris McCreedy 18 Aug 2006 (IMAGES)
I'll see that 67 and raise me 110 Bartshe 16 Aug 2006 (IMAGES)
67 White-faced Ibis b/n Navy/East Navy Beach Bartshe 14 Aug 2006
Northern Saw-whet Owl on Rush Chris McCreedy 13 Aug 2006
Northern Parula on Rush Creek Chris McCreedy 02 Aug 2006
Re: Northern Parula on Rush Creek Chris McCreedy 12 Aug 2006
SigAlert at County Park Alkali Fly 29 Jul 2006 (IMAGES)
summer tanager on Rush Chris McCreedy 24 Jul 2006
Rush Creek Chris McCreedy 19 Jul 2006 (IMAGES)
Lazuli Bunting David Garcia 10 Jul 2006 (IMAGES)
Lee Vining Cooper's (?) Hawk; other recent sightings Ben Winger 09 Jul 2006
nesting Common Poorwill at 8700' Bartshe 07 Jul 2006 (IMAGE)
Northern Parula on Rush Chris McCreedy 06 Jul 2006
Mimidae are the most groovy, and other marvelous birds on Rush Creek Chris McCreedy 05 Jul 2006
Re: Mimidae are the most groovy, and other marvelous birds on Rus... Bartshe 07 Jul 2006
Ducks in Rush Creek Channel 4B Greg Reis 05 Jul 2006
First 40 County Park Bartshe 30 Jun 2006
lodgepole forest goshawks near log cabin mine pmcfarland 27 Jun 2006
Long-billed Curlews, Nashville Warblers, etc. Ben Winger 23 Jun 2006 (IMAGES)
Imagine if American Redstarts bred here Chris McCreedy 21 Jun 2006
Jeffrey Birds Chris McCreedy 19 Jun 2006 (IMAGES)
Sabine's Gull & Common Tern @ Rush Creek Mouth etc. Joe Morlan 19 Jun 2006
Re: Cordilleran Flycatcher, etc. Ben Winger 21 Jun 2006
Great Horned Owl Gene and Trudy 09 Jun 2006 (IMAGE)
THE ALIENS ARE HERE alkali fly 02 Jun 2006
County Park Roundup MLC staff, Friday Bird Walk 26 May 2006
Saturniids alkali fly 19 May 2006 (IMAGE)
House Wren, April 25 & White-lined Sphinx on April 28 Bartshe 30 Apr 2006
wilson's warbler pmcfarland 27 Apr 2006
Osprey Stan Bluhm, bluhms2@cs.com 24 Apr 2006
Badger Greg Reis 17 Apr 2006
bluebirds and flickers in Bodie Greg Reis on behalf of Mark Langner 11 Apr 2006
Awakened - milbert's tortoiseshell pmcfarland 03 Apr 2006
Bullock's Oriole Sacha Heath 24 Mar 2006
Re: Bullock's Oriole Debby Parker 02 Apr 2006
Re: Bullock's Oriole Chris McCreedy 11 Apr 2006
Re: Bullock's Oriole D.Parker 23 Apr 2006
Re: Bullock's Oriole Chris McCreedy 30 Apr 2006
Re: Bullock's Oriole Sacha 07 Jun 2006
a few spring birds to note Bartshe 23 Mar 2006 (IMAGE)
Re: a few spring birds to note Sacha 24 Mar 2006
Vernal Equinox - Yellow-headed Blackbird Sacha Heath 20 Mar 2006
Re: Vernal Equinox - Yellow-headed Blackbird pmcfarland 27 Mar 2006
Rare bird Trey McCuen 15 Mar 2006
pine egrets mcfarland 09 Mar 2006
Evening Grosbeaks Alkali Fly 01 Mar 2006
Hairy or Downy?? David Garcia 13 Feb 2006
Re: Hairy or Downy?? Chris McCreedy 13 Feb 2006
Re: Hairy or Downy?? David Garcia 14 Feb 2006
Gulls and Brine Shrimp Have Returned to Mono Lake Greg Reis 12 Feb 2006
Greater White-fronted Goose Debbie House/Chris Allen 06 Feb 2006
Rush Hour Lee Vining Canyon alkali fly 21 Jan 2006 (IMAGES)
October 2005 Eared Grebe numbers Greg Reis on behalf of Sean Boyd 10 Jan 2006
2005 Sightings Webmaster 03 Jan 2006

Last Updated August 09, 2007

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