An Accidental Sea

In 1905 irrigation canals from the Colorado River were overwhelmed and the resulting disaster gave us the Salton Sea. Now a major stopover for migratory birds, the sea is estimated to support thirty percent of the population of American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), pictured here.

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