Santa Barbara County Birding

SBCOBIRDING is a discussion group devoted to sharing information about the birds of Santa Barbara County, CA. This includes the nearshore ocean waters and the Channel Islands within the county area.  Topics may include daily trip reports, rare bird sightings, early and late migration dates, status and distribution, and ID issues.  Brief announcements of upcoming meetings, hikes, and pelagic trips are also permitted.  To learn more about local birding - where to go, find bird lists, county listing stats, and breeding bird data - visit the sbcobirding website link in the Group Information section.

IMPORTANT - Please read and follow the Participation Rules found HERE to participate unmoderated in this group

  • SIGNATURE - Please provide your name and location at the end of every post
  • Discuss only the birds of Santa Barbara County
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  • Please enter your full name as your Display Name. This is found in your personal Settings and will allow administrators to validate and approve new member requests
  • Use photo attachments only for rarities or difficult ID challenges that you need help with. All other images will be removed

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