MCAS Bird Finding Guides for SLO County

Welcome to the SLO County Bird Finding Guides by Al Schmierer, with help from Tom Edell, Maggie Smith, Mike Stiles, Paul Andreano, and Joanne Aasen. We have divided the county into 5 sectors and there are Bird Finding Guides that correspond to each sector. Each Guide can be viewed ONLINE with interactive maps, or you can DOWNLOAD the Guides as PDFs that you can print and take in the field.

A. North Coast Guide
From Ragged Point Inn south to Cayucos and Whale Rock Reservoir along Highway 1
(View ONLINE) (Download PDF)

B. Morro Bay / San Luis Obispo Guide
The town of Morro Bay, Los Osos, and San Luis Obispo including Montana de Oro, and Cal Poly
(View ONLINE) (Download PDF)

C. South Coast Guide
Avila Beach south to Oso Flaco Lake including Lopez Lake area
(View ONLINE) (Download PDF)

D. North County Guide
Interior portions of the county north of Cuesta Grade
(View ONLINE) (Download PDF)

E. Carrizo Plain Guide
The far eastern portion of the county
(View ONLINE) (Download PDF)