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Bird Rock
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Bird Rock as of 2009
Bird Rock is located in California
Bird Rock
Bird Rock
Location in California
Bird Rock is located in the United States
Bird Rock
Bird Rock
Location in the United States
Geography
Coordinates 38°13′48″N 122°59′40″W / 38.23000°N 122.99444°W / 38.23000; -122.99444
Total islands 1
Administration
State California
County Marin County, California


Bird Rock is a rock formation and a small Pacific island west of Tomales Point in Marin County, California that is roughly 2 acres (0.8 ha).

A seabird colony, the island is covered with a layer of guano. Cormorants are common on the island, and ashy petrels were found breeding there in 1972.

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