Borrego Day Five

Wednesday, March 26, 2003, Led by Steve Shunk (See also...)

Photos by Bill Walker

53 Species at Anza Borrego Desert State Park, CA

Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Remizidae (Penduline-Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Ptilogonatidae (Silky-flycatchers)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

53 Species at Anza Borrego Desert State Park, CA

Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Remizidae (Penduline-Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Sylviidae (Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Ptilogonatidae (Silky-flycatchers)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Today we had our last visit to the desert for this trip, and it was hotter than ever. We were reminded that the desert is not to be trifled with. The high meadows on our way to Julian were festooned with desert flowers, and the weather in Julian itself was delightful.