Specialty Birds


Wandering Tattler
Photo credit: Brad Hines 

Wandering Tattler
Heteroscelus incanus

Fairly common to uncommon migrant and winter visitor along rocky coastlines. SB Co. add Goleta Point [On campus of UCSB].

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
Shell Beach Cliffs and offshore rocks
Avila Beach rocks

Santa Barbara County: 
Channel Islands

Ventura County:
Pt. Magu State Park 

Anacapa Is. (Channel Islands)
Ventura Harbor breakwater

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Specialty Birds of the California Central Coast

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