Specialty Birds


Pigeon Guillemot
Copyrighted Photo courtesy of: Peter La Tourrette


Pigeon Guillemot
Cepphus columba  

Pigeon Guillemots are common breeders on rocky, shoreline cliffs.

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

Monterey County: 
Pt. Lobos State Reserve

San Luis Obispo County: 
Highway 1 parking areas and turnouts
Morro Rock 
Montana de Oro State Park Bluff Trail 
Shell Beach cliffs and offshore rocks

Santa Barbara County: 
Anacapa Island [Channel Islands]

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Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

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