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

Tag: birding

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…
A small light and dark brown sparrow sits on a thin branch.

Virtual Seminar: Bird Breeding Biology

Learn about the essentials of bird breeding biology 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 will…
Three blue birds sit on the top of a pine branch against a clear blue sky.

Virtual Seminar: Bird Mating, Social, & Vocal Behavior

Learn about the essentials of bird mating, social, and vocal behavior 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,…
A bird with black wings and a gray body swoops through the blue sky.

Virtual Seminar: Bird Food & Foraging

Learn about the essentials of bird food and foraging 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 will…
A small tan bird sits perched on barbed wire.

Virtual Seminar: Bird Anatomy & Physiology

Learn about the essentials of bird anatomy and physiology 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 will…
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…