Golden Gate Park Professional Review and Guide
"Golden Gate Park is one of the finest urban parks in the country, with grassy glades, lakes, mature trees, and many flowers. Strybing Arboretum, especially, is a delightful place for a stroll, and has good birds. NOTE: As is always the case in big city parks, you should be careful in the more isolated areas, where it is generally not a good idea to bird alone. Specialty birds: Resident—Band-tailed Pigeon, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch. Summer—Cinnamon Teal, Allen’s Hummingbird, Pacific-slope Flycatcher. Winter—Eurasian Wigeon, Mew Gull, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Varied Thrush, Townsend’s Warbler. This eTrail provides detailed information on birding strategies for this specific location, the specialty birds and other key birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, a detailed map, and helpful general information."