=A guide to the best birdwatching locations
A guide to the most productive locations to watch birds in San Diego County. With a seasonal birding calendar, maps, directions, target bird lists, and extensive notes. San Diego is a birder's paradise, with a county list in excess of 500 species. This guide will help you locate many of these birds, including specialties like Elegant Tern, Mountain and California Quail, California Gnatcatcher, California Towhee, and Lawrence's Goldfinch. You'll be searching for your targets from sea level to 7000 feet, in dramatic oceanside cliffs, saltwater marshes, verdant riparian corridors, freshwater lakes and streams, shimmering deserts, and towering cedar forests. Between the great variety of habitats, the magnificent weather, the breeding season and migration, there is no off-season - just a constantly changing parade of wonderful birds!