Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage
Santa Barbara Island is currently closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie. More »
San Miguel Island Closure
In the interest of public safety, the U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. More »
Channel Islands National Park is recognized as an important breeding and resting area for a variety of landbirds, shorebirds, and seabirds. Please click on the links to the left to learn more about these species.
For a complete list of birds found in Channel Islands National Park, download A Checklist of the Birds of Channel Islands National Park (PDF, 434 kb).
Did You Know?
The endemic island deer mouse is the only native terrestrial mammal common to all the Channel Islands and is larger than mainland deer mice. Densities of deer mice on the islands can be greater than anywhere else in the world. This makes you happy if you're an owl, but not if you're a camper.