Native Birds

We have fabulous local, native birds, such as the California Towhee, California Quail and California Thrasher. You can find these birds at places like Eaton Canyon. Our Pasadena Bird Finding guide has many great locations for where to find our local birds.

This is a quick and easy video guide for the most common birds you can find in the chaparral ecosystems of Southern California.

Photos of birds taken in Southern California including peacocks, pelicans, herons, egrets, seagulls, doves, hummingbirds, owls, & wild parrots.. Many shots are taken at Legg Lake in Rosemead and the Los Angeles Arboretum, both wonderful places for bird lovers and well worth a visit. Other locations include the Santa Barbara Pier and the L.A. County Fair. Video and photos by Sherry Novak.

About 600 bird species call California home. Here are 26 of them, arranged alphabetically. Get to the know the these and the rest at California Audubon