California Birding Tours

California is one of the largest states in the continental United States and boasts a wide array of plant and animal life. This of course includes birds, some of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. With so much area to look through, it can be extremely helpful to have a guide when birding this vast and exciting state.

Notable Species: Yellow-billed Magpie, Nuttall’s Woodpecker, White-headed Woodpecker, Williamson’s Sapsucker, Clark’s Nutcracker, Mountain Quail, California Thrasher, Wrentit, Hermit Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Green-tailed Towhee, Cassin’s Finch, Canyon Wren, Rufous-crowned Sparrow, White-throated Swift, and so many more!

Meet the Guides

Rachel Clark

Location: Central California

Between the Sierra Nevada Mountains, San Joaquin Valley, and central coast, Central California is home to nearly 400 bird species, many of them difficult, if not impossible, to find elsewhere! If you are looking for a guided birding tour in Central California, Rachel Clark of Central California Birding Tours is your go-to! Rachel is an extremely experienced birder and has an amazing ear for picking out songs and calls. Bringing first -hand knowledge of the best birding locations in Central California, an extreme passion for birds, and a fun personality, Rachel is a great choice for anyone looking to find some of the best birds that California has to offer and also have a lot of fun in the process.

If you’re looking for a guided birding experience in the central Sierra Nevada, San Joaquin Valley, or central coast, check out Rachel’s website at or feel free to reach out to her directly at 559-492-6240 or