SoCal Birding Guides - Big Bear

Big Bear Lake and the surrounding San Bernardino Mountains are a favorite early summer destination for SoCal birders. In addition to supporting many of our mountain specialties, difficult to find birds like Gray Vireo and occasionally Whip-poor-will and Hepatic Tanager can often be found. Most birding in these mountains are on very rough dirt roads and high clearance 4wd vehicles are highly recommended, if not necessary.

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