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 PDFs that you can print and take in the field.

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

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

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

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

E. Carrizo Plain / East County Guide (ONLINE) (PDF)
The far eastern portion of the county