Specialty Birds

Tricolored Blackbird
Copyrighted Photo courtesy of: Peter La Tourrette


Tricolored Blackbird
Agelaius tricolor

Uncommon localized resident of coastal lowlands.

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

Monterey County: 
Laguna Seca Ponds along Highway 68

Santa Barbara County: 
Breeds along San Antonio Creek in Los Alamos
Foothill Road in Cuyama Valley

Grassy fields near Wastewater Treatment Plant [2]

Ventura County:
Canada Larga Rd (end of road in winter)

For information on this bird, visit:


Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

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