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The Salton Sea is a unique environment. Images from USGS research activities in the region highlight the diversity and harshness of the environment for both humans and species that inhabit or visit the area.

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Image: Forster's Tern Diving
June 8, 2010

Forster's Tern Diving

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Least Sandpiper
April 16, 2008

Least Sandpiper

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: California Brown Pelicans
June 8, 2010

California Brown Pelicans

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Clarks Grebe
July 13, 2006

Clarks Grebe

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Forster's Tern Hovering
June 8, 2010

Forster's Tern Hovering

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Marbled Gowit
March 20, 2008

Marbled Gowit

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Western Snowy Plover
May 17, 2006

Western Snowy Plover

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: White-faced Ibis
July 2, 2009

White-faced Ibis

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Great Blue Heron and Northern Pintail
May 23, 2006

Great Blue Heron and Northern Pintail

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Snow Geese
November 19, 2008

Snow Geese

Birds found in and around the the Sonny Bono Refuge in southern Salton Sea, California.

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Image: Western Snowy Plover
May 17, 2006

Western Snowy Plover

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

Image: Wilson's Phalarope
July 28, 2006

Wilson's Phalarope

Birds found in and around the Salton Sea, California.

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