sbcobirding receives the generous support of the Santa Barbara Audubon Society. For more than 50 years SBAS has helped to preserve the biological diversity of the Santa Barbara area.
sbcobirding This website was created as a resource for everything birding in Santa Barbara County. The goal is simply to promote the activity of field birding in the county and to provide information to interested birders. If you have comments about this website or would like more information about local birding, please contact me.
eBird Help CenterHelp is available through the eBird Help Center and the eBird Community Discussion Group on Facebook. Connect with area birders to learn firsthand the status and distribution of area birds through the local sbcobirding discussion forum.
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eBird is the world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project, with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed each year by eBirders around the world.www.ebird.org
An overview of all recent activity in the county can be found here. Search the top 100 Hotspots and filter by activity. See recent visits and view illustrated checklists:
All bird species recorded in Santa Barbara County historically and through the current year. Find recent sightings by exploring maps, abundance and count graphs:
View a gallery of recent and historical checklist media including photographs, audio, and video. There are nearly 75,000 media files for Santa Barbara County alone: