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Mission Creek, San Francisco (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Mission Creek, San Francisco

Map of Mission Creek, San Francisco

Palm Warbler (Dendroica palmarum) Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) Male Audubons Ssp. Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) Female Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) Male Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus) Nonbreeding Plumage

Mission Creek is what is left of an estuary, now mostly paved over by city. There are efforts by the city to make the area more recreation friendly, but this is a fully humanized area. There are small parks surrounding the creek.


San Francisco 2007

4/30/2007: Riding my bike to a Giants game.



Previous Visit (Lake Merced : 4/29/2007)
Next Visit (Mount Davidson: 4/30/2007)

Species Recorded (13)

Birds ( 13 )

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Red-throated Loon - Gavia stellata

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Horned Grebe - Podiceps auritus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-shouldered Hawk - Buteo lineatus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Short-billed Gull - Larus brachyrhynchus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Kinglets ( Regulidae )
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Corthylio calendula

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata
Palm Warbler - Setophaga palmarum

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys


North America
San Francisco
United States


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