Bird Watching Destinations: California Birding

California Birding Notes:
For some California birding listings, the address listed is for the headquarters and not the actual California bird watching destination. Call ahead for entry fees and regulations, regulations regarding family pets, and hunting seasons and locations to avoid.

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Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park (more info...)
28373 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 , Tel: 949-923-2200
Ballona Wetlands (more info...)
Between Marina del Rey and the Westchester Bluffs, CA 
Bolsa Chica Wetlands (more info...)
3842 Warner Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 
Catalina Island (more info...)
Santa Catalina Island, CA 
Chino Hills State Park (more info...)
4721 Sapphire Road, Chino Hills, CA 91709 , Tel: 951-780-6222
Crystal Cove State Park (more info...)
8471 North Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 , Tel: 949-492-0802
Enchanted Tiki Room - Disneyland (more info...)
1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802 , Tel: 714-956-6425
George F. Canyon Nature Center (more info...)
27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 , Tel: 310-547-0862
Heartwell Park (more info...)
801 E Parkcrest Street, Long Beach, CA 90808 , Tel: 562-570-1635
Huntington Beach Central Park (more info...)
18000 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 , Tel: 714-536-5486
Idyllwild (more info...)
Off Highway 243 Between Highway 74 and Interstate 10, Idyllwild, CA 90278 
James Dilley Greenbelt Preserve (more info...)
, CA 
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park (more info...)
18751 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 , Tel: 949-923-2235
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (more info...)
301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007 
Madrona Marsh Preserve (more info...)
3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA 90503 , Tel: 310-782-3989
Mono Lake (more info...)
Info center: Corner of Highway 395 & 3rd Street, Lee Vining, CA 93541 , Tel: 760-647-6377
My Back Yard (more info...)
, CA 90278 
Newport Back Bay Science Center (more info...)
600 Shellmaker Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660 
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (more info...)
916 Silver Spur Road, Suite 207, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 , Tel: 310-541-7613
Peters Canyon Regional Park (more info...)
548 E. Canyon View Avenue, Orange, CA 92869 , Tel: 714-973-6611
Point Vicente Interpretive Center (more info...)
31501 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA , Tel: 310-377-5370
Polliwog Park (more info...)
1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 , Tel: 310-802-5408
San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary (more info...)
15600 Sand Canyon Avenue, Irvine, CA 92618 , Tel: 949-261-7963
Sims Pond Biological Reserve (more info...)
NW corner of Loynes and Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA 90803 
Birding checklists for California Bird Watching destinations from the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
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