Shorebirds and Bay Area Wetlands
The wetlands of the San Francisco Bay Area are critically important to many species of shorebirds. These areas account for a very high proportion of the shorebirds in the wetlands of the Pacific coast of the United States, excluding Alaska.
Move your cursor over a bird to see the percentage of shorebirds counted in San Francisco Bay Area wetlands to totals recorded for the entire Pacific coast of the contiguous United States, for each of 3 seasons.
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarola
Semipalmated PloverCharadrius semipalmatus
Black-necked StiltHimantopus mexicanus
American AvocetRecurvirostra americana
Greater YellowlegsTringa melanoleuca
Long-billed CurlewNumenius americanus
Marbled GodwitLimosa fedoa
Red KnotCalidris canutus
Western SandpiperCalidris mauri
Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla