For locals and tourists, bird watching is a major sport along the Fort Bragg Coastline with 276 species identified by the Mendocino Coast Audubon Society.
At Virgin Creek Beach, north of downtown, you might even spot an endangered Snowy Plover.
Bird Walks at the Botanical Gardens
Over 150 species of birds live in or visit the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens each year. Join the experts and learn more about our avian friends. Walks start at the Gardens Entrance. For more information call 707-962-9413 or 707-964-6362.
- Early Bird Walks: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8:30 am
- Beginning Birding Walks: 1st Saturday of the month at 9:00 am
- Tour is included in the Gardens admission.