Specialty Birds

Pacific-slope Flycatcher
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Peter La Tourrette

Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Empidonax difficilis

Fairly common migrant and summer visitor [March through September] that frequent riparian and oak-riparian woodlands.

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

Monterey County: 
Garland Ranch Regional Park
Andrew Molera State Park

San Luis Obispo County: 
Upper Salinas River
Montana del Oro State Park
Oceano Campground
Oso Flaco Lake

Santa Barbara County: 
Refugio Road
Cachuma Creek Campground

Nojoqui Falls County Park

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
 Carpenteria Creek

Ventura County:
Santa Paula Canyon and Steckel Park
Happy Camp  
Sycamore Canyon 
Wheeler Gorge Campground 

For information on this bird, visit:


Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

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