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.
Find more birds.
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
Bird ObservationsFind all bird species recorded in Santa Barbara County historically and through the current year. See recent sightings by exploring maps, view abundance and count graphs:
Checklist MediaView a gallery of recent and historical checklist media including photographs, audio, and video. There are over 100,000 media files for Santa Barbara County alone:
Explore RegionAn overview of all recent eBird activity in the county can be found here. Search the top 100 Hotspots and filter by activity. See recent visits and view illustrated checklists:
birdinghotspots.orgThe Birding Hotspots website presents detailed descriptions, maps, and habitat photos of eBird Hotspots. You can help this valuable resource continue to grow by suggesting edits for Santa Barbara County. Visit the birding hotspots page for Santa Barbara here: