Specialty Birds

Hermit Warbler
Spring 2003, Figueroa Campground.
Copyrighted Photo courtesy of: Jim Greaves


Hermit Warbler
Dendroica occidentalis

Uncommon migrant.

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

San Luis Obispo County: 
Oceano Campground
Oso Flaco Lake

Santa Barbara County: 
[In winter, rare but regular in Santa Barbara, particularly in the Hope Ranch area]
Waterfowl Natural Resource Area
Miguelito Canyon
Cachuma Campground
Figueroa Mountain
Patterson Avenue and Atascadero Creek Bike Path
Rocky Nook Park
Lake Los Carneros

Ventura County:
Ventura Keys [north of harbor]

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Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

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