Bird Watching along the LA River

The following five locations are the most popular birding spots along the 52-mile length of the LA. River. It is quite likely to spot various species at any location along the river from the typical Mallard to the uncommon Warbler. Get out your binoculars, field guide and sandwich, and make a day of it.

The markers below highlight areas where one will see the most concentrated and varied group of birds.

Bird Watching Maps
Bird Watching Along the LA River
Departures: L.A. River

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