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Torrey Pines State Reserve, California - Southern (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Torrey Pines State Reserve, California - Southern

Map of Torrey Pines State Reserve, California - Southern

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) Breeding

This is a small state park on the Pacific Coast. In addition to a marsh habitat, there is a sandstone outcrop which is partially forested by the Torrey Pine and partially a shrubby semi-arid area. Steep cliffs drop off into the ocean.

Species Recorded (22)

Birds ( 21 )

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites ( Accipitridae )
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
American Wigeon - Mareca americana

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Caspian Tern - Hydroprogne caspia
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Wrentit - Chamaea fasciata

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii
California Towhee - Melozone crissalis
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus


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