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Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

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Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden

301 North Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007


The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is a 127 acre botanical garden and historical site in the heart of the historic Rancho Santa Anita. It is jointly operated by the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation and located in the city of Arcadia. Their mission is to cultivate natural, horticultural and historic resources for learning, enjoyment and inspiration. There have been 232 different species of birds sighted at the Arboretum.


Hawks, Bushtit, Kingfisher, Ducks, Swifts, Heron, Waxwing, Nighthawks, Cardinals, Vultures, Plovers, Pigeons, Crow, Cuckoo, Sparrow, Mannikin, Finch, Loon, Swallow, Shrike, Gull, Mockingbird, Pipit, Quail, Titmouse, Wood-warbler, Old World Sparrow, Pelican, Cormorant, Pheasant, Woodpecker, Grebe, Parrot, Silky Flycatcher, Bulbul, Rail, Avocet, Kinglet, Sandpiper, Nuthatch, Owl, Starling, Gnatcatcher, Tanager, Wrentit, Hummingbird, Wren, Thrush, Tyrant Flycatcher, Barn Owl, Viree.


Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.

Duck at the Arboretum
photograph Mary A. Vassilakis