Specialty Birds


Acorn Woodpecker
Copyrighted Photo courtesy of: Hugh P. Smith

 

Acorn Woodpecker
 Melanerpes formicivorus 

The Acorn Woodpecker is a common resident of oak woodlands.

Some of the best Central Coast birding sites to find it are:

Monterey County: 
JACK'S PEAK REGIONAL PARK
GARLAND RANCH REGIONAL PARK

San Luis Obispo County: 
Highway 58, east of Santa Marguerita
Lopez Lake

Santa Barbara County: 
Waller County Park
Miguelito Canyon County Park

Nojoqui Falls County Park
  Figueroa Mountain
  Lake Cachuma County Park
Happy Canyon Road
Refugio Road, North
 Mission Canyon

Ventura County:
Lake Casitas 
Wheeler Gorge Campground
Steckel Park
Rancho Sierra Vista
Camarillo Grove Park 
Wheeler Canyon Rd and Aliso Canyou Rd

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