Birds of Point Lobos

Numerous bird species can be sighted all over the Reserve, but the Bird Island Trail is (not surprisingly) an especially good place to look. You can use the tags to sort this list into subcategories for easier viewing by selecting Raptors or one of three habitat groups: Shore, Coastal ...more ↓

Great Blue Heron 1
Ardea herodias
Great Egret 1
Ardea alba
Brandt's Cormorant 2
Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Double-crested Cormorant 3
Phalacrocorax auritus
Snowy Egret 4
Egretta thula
Western Gull 5
Larus occidentalis
Killdeer 6
Charadrius vociferus
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
Heermann's Gull
Larus heermanni
Brown Creeper 7
Certhia americana
Acorn Woodpecker 8
Melanerpes formicivorus
Red-breasted Nuthatch 9
Sitta canadensis
Steller's Jay 10
Cyanocitta stelleri
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 11
Poecile rufescens
Pygmy Nuthatch 12
Sitta pygmaea
Dark-eyed Junco 13
Junco hyemalis
Northern Flicker 14
Colaptes auratus
Hairy Woodpecker 15
Picoides villosus
Yellow-rumped Warbler 16
Setophaga coronata
California Thrasher 5
Toxostoma redivivum
American Crow 17
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Black Phoebe 18
Sayornis nigricans
Bushtit 19
Psaltriparus minimus
Song Sparrow 13
Melospiza melodia
Golden-crowned Sparrow 20
Zonotrichia atricapilla
Townsend's Warbler 21
Setophaga townsendi
Violet-green Swallow 18
Tachycineta thalassina
Bewick's Wren 16
Thryomanes bewickii
American Goldfinch 22
Spinus tristis
Scrub-Jays 5
Aphelocoma
White-crowned Sparrow 23
Zonotrichia leucophrys
Anna's Hummingbird 16
Calypte anna
Spotted Towhee 24
Pipilo maculatus
California Quail 25
Callipepla californica
Wrentit 26
Chamaea fasciata
California Condor 27
Gymnogyps californianus
Peregrine Falcon 28
Falco peregrinus
Red-shouldered Hawk 29
Buteo lineatus
Osprey 1
Pandion haliaetus
Cooper's Hawk 30
Accipiter cooperii
White-tailed Kite 24
Elanus leucurus
American Kestrel 26
Falco sparverius
Red-tailed Hawk 24
Buteo jamaicensis
Turkey Vulture 31
Cathartes aura
Pelagic Cormorant 32
Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pigeon Guillemot 1
Cepphus columba
Eared Grebe 33
Podiceps nigricollis
Western Grebe 1
Aechmophorus occidentalis
Black Turnstone 34
Arenaria melanocephala
Red-breasted Merganser 35
Mergus serrator
Belted Kingfisher 36
Megaceryle alcyon
Brown Pelican 37
Pelecanus occidentalis
Black Oystercatcher 1
Haematopus bachmani

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