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Elkhorn Slough, California - Northern (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Elkhorn Slough, California - Northern

Map of Elkhorn Slough, California - Northern



Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) Black-footed Albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)
Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans) Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans) Heermanns Gull (Larus heermanni) sea otter (Enhydra lutris) sea otter (Enhydra lutris)
sea otter (Enhydra lutris) sea otter (Enhydra lutris) sea otter (Enhydra lutris) Forsters Tern (Sterna forsteri) Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris)

Saltwater estuary.


Species Recorded (69)

Birds ( 63 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Common Loon - Gavia immer
Pacific Loon - Gavia pacifica
Red-throated Loon - Gavia stellata

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Horned Grebe - Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis

Albatrosses ( Diomedeidae )
Black-footed Albatross - Phoebastria nigripes

Shearwaters and Petrels ( Procellariidae )
Sooty Shearwater - Ardenna grisea
Northern Fulmar - Fulmarus glacialis

Boobies and Gannets ( Sulidae )
Brown Booby - Sula leucogaster

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus
Pelagic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Brandt's Cormorant - Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Brant - Branta bernicla
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
Surf Scoter - Melanitta perspicillata

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola
American Avocet - Recurvirostra americana

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius
Black Turnstone - Arenaria melanocephala
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Western Sandpiper - Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Marbled Godwit - Limosa fedoa
Long-billed Curlew - Numenius americanus
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
Red-necked Phalarope - Phalaropus lobatus
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Bonaparte's Gull - Chroicocephalus philadelphia
California Gull - Larus californicus
Mew Gull - Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis
Heermann's Gull - Larus heermanni
Western Gull - Larus occidentalis
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
Elegant Tern - Thalasseus elegans

Auks and Puffins ( Alcidae )
Pigeon Guillemot - Cepphus columba
Rhinoceros Auklet - Cerorhinca monocerata
Common Murre - Uria aalge

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Tricolored Blackbird - Agelaius tricolor
Brewer's Blackbird - Euphagus cyanocephalus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus

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