"The Fitzgerald Marine Reserve extends for about 3 miles, from Moss Beach to Pillar Point. The section reached by California Avenue is popular with classes of schoolchildren, especially at low tide when the reefs are exposed. Specialty birds: Resident—Black Oystercatcher, Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, Wrentit. Summer—Brown Pelican, Heermann’s Gull, Elegant Tern, Pigeon Guillemot, Allen’s Hummingbird. Winter—Western and Clark’s Grebes; Wandering Tattler; Long-billed Curlew; Black Turnstone; Surfbird; Rock Sandpiper; Mew, Thayer’s, and Glaucous-winged Gulls; Townsend’s Warbler; Tricolored Blackbird. 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."