Snowy tufa towers and mountains loom in gray greed rippling lake water.

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A small brown bird sits amongst branches against a blue sky.

Virtual Seminar: Bird Migration & Dispersal

Learn about the essentials of bird migration and dispersal with Lead Naturalist Guide Nora Livingston from the comfort of your own home. This virtual seminar will broaden your knowledge of important foundations of ornithology (the study of birds) that can be applied to every bird you see, and we…
Hundreds of small shorbirds bathed in golden light, in flight, on the shore, and in the water at Mono Lake in front of tufa towers.

7: The birds of Mono Lake

The Mono Basin is an oasis for hundreds of species of birds, many of which rely exclusively on alkali flies and brine shrimp for sustenance. The lake is critical habitat for California Gulls, Eared Grebes, and phalaropes. Learn more about…