A PORTAL TO NATURAL HISTORY INFORMATION ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 
 
MONTEREY COUNTY is a large county on the central California coast. At 3324 sq.mi. (over 2 million acres) it is larger than some states. The Monterey Peninsula is a well-known tourist destination for its beauty and mild climate, and the Salinas Valley is rich in history and agriculture.
 The county has many diverse habitats in the Santa Lucia Mountains, along the Big Sur coast, and in the drier Diablo Range on the eastern flank.

Throughout these pages, the abbrevation MTY means "Monterey County."

CLICK ON THE PHOTOS OR LINKS BELOW FOR PAGES ON THOSE TOPICS

this portal and the linked pages are a project by Don Roberson

 
 
BIRD portals & pages
Checklist of Monterey County Birds: annotated & illustrated
Ten Most Misidentified Birds in Monterey County

The Monterey 400 Club: birders w/400+ MTY birds

Portal to Rarity Highlights updated seasonally
Portal to a plethera of pages on bird identification topics
MAMMAL pages
Humpbacks of Monterey Bay; shots of breacher
Bat roost at Hastings Natural History Reservation
Chipmunks of California, including the one MTY species
HERPS reptiles & amphibians portals & pages
Portal to California herps, including those in MTY
Sea Turtles, incl Leatherback in Monterey Bay
Endangered Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander, California Tiger Salamander & San Francisco Garter Snake (San Mateo Co.)
ODES dragonflies & damselflies portals
Checklist of MTY Odonata, illustrated and annotated
Dragonfly Journal: a birder becomes a beginner odite
more to come
Assorted other natural history pages including BUTTERFLIES
   
 
     
 
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  page created 20-27 May 2007