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County Statistics 
Current county list: 446
Top 5 county lists: 415 (Guy McCaskie; 93%),  
Top Big Year: 294 in 2006 (Guy McCaskie) 
Top Big Day: 172 on 30 Apr 2006 (Todd Easterla, David Easterla, Guy McCaskie) 
Top Five Birds: Ross's Gull (17-19 Nov 2006 Red Hill Marina), Bean Goose (9 Nov 2010-12 Jan 2011 Unit 1 Salton Sea NWR), Bridled Tern (7 Jul - 24 Aug 2008 Unit 1 Salton Sea), Red-headed Woodpecker (17 July-22 Aug 1971 near Niland), Least Grebe (twice-1946 and 1988)
Compiler for North American Birds
Guy McCaskie
954 Grove Avenue 
Imperial Beach, CA  91932
Statistics last updated 1/07; see "explanations of county statistics" for more details. Thank you to Guy McCaskie for supplying some of the information here.

Bird Clubs
San Diego Audubon Society

Birding Sites
Inland Counties Birding Map - Tom Benson's Guide
Salton Sea Birding
Finding Birds at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County, California
Poe Road
Salton City

Imperial Wildlife Management Areas
Imperial Dam & West Pond
Laguna Dam
Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
Salton Sea State Recreation Area
Picacho SRA
Imperial National Wildlife Refuge
Dos Palmas Preserve
Anza Borrego State Park

Other Birding Resources
Southeastern California Rare Bird Alert
Salton Sea Birding
Southwest Birders
Birding at the Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
Avifauna of the Salton Sea
Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge Checklist
Imperial National Wildlife Refuge Checklist
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge Checklist
Inland County Birds - Mailing List

Recommended References
Birds of the Salton Sea - Univ. Calif. Press. (2003)
Birds of the Lower Colorado River Valley - Univ. Ariz. Press (1991)

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