This list contains the 503 bird species recorded in Santa Barbara County, CA to date. The checklist area includes the Channel Islands within the county and offshore waters to the 200 nautical mile limit. This list follows the official California Bird Records Committee (CBRC) state list. Taxonomic sequence follows that of the American Ornithological Society (AOS), "Checklist of North American Birds" 7th Edition and all incorporated supplements. This sequence differs from the Clements list used by eBird. This county bird list will be updated when additional species are recorded, or when AOS taxonomic changes or CBRC decisions are published.
Birds in red text are on the CBRC "Review List"
(In) Introduced species
(Is) Recorded on the Channel Islands only