Birds of California

The ones I’ve met so far.

Greater Roadrunner, San Juan Capistrano, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017

The bird is my spirit animal.

Each time I study them, birds teach me something new about life, or myself.

I love how they color and awaken the world. I love how they inspire breakthrough and resilience. I love how they sing to me in the morning.

I have been fascinated by birds all my life, but it’s only been in the last seven years that I’ve become serious about birding.

In the last few years, I’ve made an effort to get to know the birds living in my home state. These are the birds of California — the ones I’ve met so far.

Stellar’s Jay, Big Sur, California © Lindsay Linegar 2015
Anna’s Hummingbird, Bakersfield, California © Lindsay Linegar 2016
Peacock, Bakersfield, California © Lindsay Linegar 2016
Sandpiper, San Clemente, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017
Black Phoebe, San Clemente, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017
Western Gull, Capistrano Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017
California Towhee, San Juan Capistrano, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017
(Maybe) Common Raven, San Juan Capistrano, California © Lindsay Linegar 2017
House Finch, Crystal Cove, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Forster’s Tern, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Long-billed Curlew, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Osprey, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Great Blue Heron, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Reddish Egret, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
American Robin, Yosemite, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Woodpecker, Yosemite, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Red-tailed Hawk, San Juan Capistrano, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Great Egret, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Brown Pelican, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Double-crested Cormorant, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018
Belted Kingfisher, Huntington Beach, California © Lindsay Linegar 2018

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