Specialty Birds


Bird Name
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Glaucous-winged Gull
Larus glaucescens

Fairly common winter visitor in small numbers south from Monterey County to west facing coast of Ventura County. 

Some of the best Central Coast Sites to find it are:

San Luis Obispo County: 
Morro Rock 
Morro Strand State Beach 

Santa Barbara County: 
Ocean Park 
Rancho Guadalupe Dunes County Park

Ventura County:
Santa Clara River Estuary
Ventura River Estuary
Ormund Beach

For information on this bird, visit:


Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

Central Coast Birding Trail | Monterey | San Luis Obispo | Santa Barbara | Ventura