Bird and
Wildlife Watching

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California has some of the most varied wildlife habitat on earth - from arid southern desert to snowy mountains to Pacific seacoast. Birds are among the most visible wildlife at many locations. Here is a directory of some of the best and most consistant locations for observation of all types of wildlife.

Nat'l Wildlife Refuges Coachella Valley
Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
Salton Sea Nat'l
Wildlife Refuge
Seal Beach Nat'l
Wildlife Refuge
Tijuana Slough
Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

BLM designated
'Watchable Wildlife'
Afton Canyon Big Morongo
Canyon Preserve
California Desert
Conservation Area
Carrizo Plain
Natural Area
Coachella Preserve Desert Tortise
Natural Area
Dos Palmas
Harper Lake

State Wildlife Areas Camp Cady Wildlife Area Hollenbeck Wildlife Area
Imperial Wildlife Area Kelso Peak Wildlife Area
Marble Mountains Wildlife Area San Felipe Wildlife Area
San Jacinto Wildlife Area Santa Rosa Wildlife Area


We recommend these books for California wildlife watching...