SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
 
Sample of Open Water Birds, Ducks, and Shorebirds
Susceptible to Oil Spill
 

Open Water Birds
  • red-throated loon
  • Arctic loon
  • common loon
  • pied-billed grebe*
  • horned grebe
  • red-necked grebe
  • eared grebe*
  • western grebe
  • brown pelican**
  • double-crested cormorant*
  • Brandt's cormorant
  • pelagic cormorant
     
Ducks
  • mallard*
  • northern pintail*
  • cinnamon teal*
  • northern shoveler*
  • American wigeon
  • canvasback
  • ring-necked duck
  • greater scaup
  • lesser scaup*
  • black scoter
  • surf scoter
  • common goldeneye
  • Barrow's goldeneye
  • bufflehead
  • hooded merganser
  • common merganser
  • red-breasted merganser
     
Shorebirds
  • black-necked stilt*
  • American avocet*
  • greater yellowlegs
  • lesser yellowlegs
  • willet
  • whimbrel
  • long-billed curlew
  • marbled godwit
  • black turnstone
  • sanderling
  • western sandpiper
  • least sandpiper
  • Baird's sandpiper
  • short-billed dowitcher
  • long-billed dowitcher

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  * breeds in Bay Area
** protected or endangered