• Scenic View from Inspiration Point, Anacapa Island ©timhaufphotography.com

    Channel Islands

    National Park California

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  • 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 »

Birds

Paul Collins
 

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?

Aerial view of the Channel Islands                  timhaufphotography.com

The Channel Islands are home to the oldest dated human remains in North America—Arlington Springs Man (13,000 BP).