Where can I see birds and butterflies in downtown San Francisco?
Find the wild in downtown San Francisco.
Even amidst the tall buildings of downtown San Francisco, wildlife flourishes. In the city’s most developed areas, you may spot red-tailed hawks, peregrine falcons, and tiger swallowtail butterflies.
San Francisco is habitat for 800,000 people – meeting needs for space to work, play, and learn; for food, water, and air; for community with local flora and fauna. SF Environment provides support for urban agriculture and forestry and green buildings, helping residents and businesses harness environmental opportunities.