Birding by kayak

Birds of Oregon's Coastal Habitat

Siletz Bay
Siletz Bay: Photo courtesy of dawn villaescusa
Local and migrating birds rely heavily on our rich coastal habitat: Rocky Shores, Estuaries, and Forested headlands provide rich resources for migrating and resident birds and other wildlife and our responsibility to protect these resources.

Some of the birds that depend on our coastal habitat:
Click on the photo to visit National Audubon's Field Guide for more information about each bird.
All photos taken in Lincoln and Tillamook Oregon counties.
American Wigeon
American Wigeon, photo Roy W. Lowe

Black Turnstone
Black Turnstone, photo dawn villaescusa

Brant, photo Jack Booth

Common Loon
Common Loon, photo dawn villaescusa

Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron, photo dawn villaescusa

Harlequin Duck
Harlequin Duck, photo Roy W. Lowe

Least Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper, photo Jack Booth

Rock Sandpiper
Rock Sandpiper, photo Jack Booth

Surf Scoter
Surf Scoter, photo dawn villaescusa

Western Grebe
Western Grebe, photo Roy W. Lowe

Western Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper, photo dawn villaescusa

Black Oystercatcher
Black Oystercatcher, photo dawn villaescusa

Brandt's Cormorant
Brandt's Cormorant, photo dawn villaescusa

Caspian Tern
Caspian Tern, photo dawn villaescusa

Common Murre
Common Murre, photo dawn villaescusa

Great Egret
Great Egret, photo dawn villaescusa

Hooded Merganser
Hooded Merganser, photo Roy W. Lowe

Pigeon Guillemot
Pigeon Guillemot, photo dawn villaescusa

Snowy Plover
Snowy Plover, photo Roy W. Lowe

Surfbird, photo Ken Chamberlain

Western Gull
Western Gull, photo dawn villaescusa

Whimbrel, photo dawn villaescusa

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