Hoar frost clings to pine needles on a branch that holds a now open cone.


A close up of a gray bird sitting on a rock near green water.

Mono Lake Moment: American Dipper

I was lucky to capture this rare moment with an American Dipper, Cinclus mexicanus, along Lee Vining Creek. Dippers are the only songbird that swims, almost flying underwater to capture their aquatic prey. Find all the other Moments we have…
A person in a blue jacket sits in the dry grass and talks to an Iphone which is propped up on a tripod.

Mono Lake Moments video series

When the Covid-19 pandemic began earlier this year, the Mono Lake Committee education team began producing Mono Lake Moments—short videos that bring the Mono Basin’s sights and sounds to you at home. Scroll down to see videos from much of…