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Great birding locations in Northern California

Each issue of BirdWatching includes profiles of great birding locations written by local experts — our Hotspots Near You. The slideshow below features 11 top birding hotspots in Northern California.  

Below each photo, click “Learn more” for descriptions, bird lists, maps, and other necessary information about each site. 

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, California

Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont, California
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A site in the San Francisco Bay Area where you can see bitterns, rails, shorebirds, raptors, and many other birds. Learn more.

Pictured above: American Kestrel by Paul Marto


Use our interactive map of hotspots to find more great birding locations near you.

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