Local printable documents:

Dave Compton and Joan Lentz  BIRDS of Santa Barbara County CHECKLIST

SBAS Eco-Dog-Beach-Guide

SBAS Guide to Bird-Friendly Vegetation Trimming

Paul Lehman’s “The Birds of Santa Barbara County, California” now usually updated yearly is now being hosted on SBCOBirding.

Sites where you can find great resources for birding locally:

Audubon California

Birds of Santa Barbara County – Paul Lehman – updated downloadable pdf

Santa Barbara County Birding

Rare Birds of Santa Barbara County photo page

Santa Barbara County Birding – Yahoo Group

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History (SBMNS) – they have a great bird hall

Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network

Books of local interest:

A Birder’s Guide to Southern California – Brad Shram

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Santa Barbara Region – Joan Easton Lentz

Birds of Cachuma Lake – Roger Millikan

Birds of Santa Barbara County – Paul Lehman

Birds of Southern California – Kimball L. Garrett, Jon L. Dunn, Brian E. Small

Birds of the Pacific States – Ralph Hoffmann

Birdwatching: A Guide for BeginnersJoan Easton Lentz

Great Birding Trips of the WestJoan Easton Lentz

Introduction to Birds of the Southern California Coast – Joan Easton Lentz

The Birds of Lake Los Carneros – Roger Millikan & Adam Lewis

Roadside Geology of Southern California

Other items of interest:

Hugh Ranson’s The Dragonflies of Santa Barbara County handout

SBMNH’s Kids’ Guides to the Natural World

Birdeez: Easy Bird Identification Guide iPhone App – by Jeff Simeon

BirdingPal – Go Birding With A Pal From Around The World

Downloadable “Quick Finders” to ID Warblers at CornellLabs

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