This list contains all bird species recorded in Santa Barbara County, CA to date. The list 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 Checklist used by eBird. This bird list will be updated when additional species are recorded, and when AOS taxonomic changes or CBRC decisions are published. See the Introduced Birds page for a list of Introduced and Exotic species reported in the county.
Red text - CBRC "Review List" species
(In) Introduced species
(Is) Recorded on the Channel Islands only
(R) Reintroduced species
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