Amazing Bird Watching Spots in California 

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California has always been known for its beautiful weather, scenery, but it is also known for its wildlife. California has over 673 bird species, making it the most populated bird state. This is likely due to the state’s wide range of habitats including beaches, inland marshes, redwood forests, and deserts. Not only does California have a wide, coastline that is home to many birds, but it is also home to the Yellow-billed Magpie and Island Scrub-Jay. In this article, theLAShop will be discussing California’s most fabulous bird trials and hikes.

Point Reyes National Seashore 

 

Point Reyes National Seashore has been considered one of North America’s best, all-year around bird-watching destinations. That is because the location attracts a significant amount of seabirds and also gives room for a variety of land birds. You can expect to see a myriad of birds at the species list has been recorded to be well over 400 different types. 


As you walk along the shores of the Giacomini Wetlands or the Bolinas Lagoon, you can expect to spot several waterfowl, wading birds, as well as shorebirds. 


Yosemite National Park

 

This world-famous park is well known for its wide and beautiful forestry trails. The beautiful woodland is centered in the mountains so the high elevation attracts many types of birdlife. Large trees such as the giant sequoia, and the western juniper can house many creatures such as woodpeckers, the seller’s jay, the mountain chickadee, and the incredibly rare but often sought after Black Swift.  


Elkhorn Slough, Moss Landing 

 

 

River channels and wetlands are full of plant and animal life. The running waters make it the perfect spot for shorebirds and waterfowl to gather and hunt for small fish or feast on tiny plants. There are over 340 species that rely on these lush pastures to survive. Some of these creatures include the endangered and threatened California clapper rail peregrine falcon and California least tern. 


If you’re lucky, you may even spot a great horned owl along the walking trails and salt marshes. 

Big Morongo Canyon, Morongo Valley 

 

 

Over 250 avian bird species have been discovered traveling through or living in the large wetland. The jungle-like atmosphere supports plenty of wildlife that includes house finches, hummingbirds, and song sparrows. These wooden boardwalks are covered in beautiful marshy willows and cottonwoods make the perfect birdwatching stages for any beginners or experienced birdwatcher. 

Types of Birds You Can Expect To See in California 

As we’ve stated earlier in this article, California is home to a great array of creatures and is considered one of the Nation’s most plentiful birdwatching states. Some of the birds you can expect to encounter include: 

  1. Dark-eyed Junco
  2. Allen’s Hummingbird 
  3. California Towhee 
  4. Oak Titmouse 
  5. Cedar Waxwing 
  6. California Scrub-Jay 
  7. Cooper’s Hawk 
  8. Yellow-rumped Warbler 
  9. Chestnut-backed Chickadee 
  10. Red-shouldered Hawk 

What Equipment You Need for Bird Watching 

Now that you’ve picked a prime location, you need to learn what equipment will help you achieve the best birdwatching. 


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