Owens Lake – Bird Mecca

ESLT has participated in the Owens Lake Master Plan process for the past two years – and this story illustrates one of the reasons why: Owens Lake has returned to being significant habitat for many species of birds.  The City of Los Angeles has rewatered a large portion of the lake for dust control and the birds have returned!  Read on for a wonderful account of the Audubon Society’s recent Owens Lake Big Day by Andrea Jones, Director of Audubon California’s Important Bird Area Program.

http://www.audublog.org/?p=7754#more-7754

Photo by Stephen Ingram

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