Gambel's Quail at Culp Valley
ANZA-BORREGO CENTRAL : BIRDING HOTSPOTS
For Birding – Agua
Caliente County Park, Hawk Canyon,
San Felipe Valley, San Sebastian Marsh, Sentenac Cienega and Canyon, Pinyon
Mountain Valley, Sonny Bono Salton
Sea National Wildlife Refuge, Vallecito
Station, Yaqui Well.
Here are some favorite places for birding in central Anza-Borrego:
Borrego Sink — East of Borrego Springs off Borrego
Palm Canyon Campground in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Peña Spring — Good birding area near Culp
San Felipe Valley — Pacific Crest Trail on the high
ground, creekside trails on the low ground.
Sentenac Canyon and Cienega — Riparian area with
good bird and animal viewing, riparian plants.
Pinyon Mountain Valley — In a pinyon-juniper woodland.
A base for climbing Whale Peak. 4WD road to Vallecito-Fish Creek Badlands.
Yaqui Well — Near the intersection of County Road
S-3 and Highway 78.
— Remarkable scenery, birding, and wildflowers in a peaceful canyon
in the middle of the desert.
San Sebastian Marsh
Fish Creek Mountains — Remote, but don't overlook