Planning to look for some birds? Take a look at our checklists that show the species you are likely to see in various habitats around the county. You can also download a handy brochure that lists and maps some of the best birding spots around the county.
Ventura County, situated between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Counties, is located in California’s Central Coast. Birding is one of the Central Coast’s finest recreational activities. The Central Coast is strategically located on the Pacific Flyway and provides habitat to many resident and migratory birds. Another informative site for Ventura County birding is provided by the Ventura Audubon Society.
Some of the recommended Ventura County birding sites are listed below. Note: All directions start from the city of Ventura.