Bird Lists

Bird Checklists

A complete list of Birds of Inyo County, in 2016 taxonomic order is available here: Inyo_Bird_Checklist-2016 (PDF). Also available in a trifold brochure format (for printing double-sided): Inyo County Bird Checklist Brochure (PDF). This list was put together by North American Birds sub-regional editors for Inyo County, Tom and Jo Heindel, for reporting rare bird sightings.

The Mono Lake Committee maintains a Mono Basin Checklist. The Owens Valley Committee has a checklist of Owens Lake birds as well as a list of some common birds by habitat.

Eastern Sierra Audubon sponsors Owens Lake Big Days every year in the Spring and Fall, and a list of species (with numbers counted) in our Spring Big Days for the last few years beginning in 2008 are available here: Owens Lake Spring Big Day Counts Compared (PDF).

We’ve built a good start on our Birds of the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Conservation Open Space Area (COSA) through our monthly walks there – check out our bird list on e-Bird, or download and print out (double-sided) our tri-fold brochure-style COSA Bird Checklist (PDF).

Additionally, a checklist of bird species in the Laws area (PDF) was compiled by ESAS member Roberta Lagomarsini. This is also in a trifold brochure format for double-sided printing.

From northern Mono County, Elena Espinosa compiled lists from her Sunday Antelope Valley/Topaz Bird Walks (XLSX – Excel).

NEW – Check out this awesome resource which will only get better as more people input records into e-bird: eBird graph of Inyo-Mono bird abundance (histogram). This shows seasonality with links to location maps for bird sightings.

Focusing on birds, other wildlife and their habitats.