Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County - Birds


This category includes 8 species...

  • Brown Pelican
    "The adult brown pelican is a large dark gray-brown water bird with white about the ..."
  • California Clapper Rail
    "The California Clapper Rail lives year-round in coastal wetlands and brackish areas around San Francisco, ..."
  • California Least Tern
    "Long, narrow wings and a broad, forked tail identify the California least tern. Also have ..."
  • Least Bell's Vireo
    "Least Bell's vireos are small birds. They are only 11.5-12.5 centimeters long. (About 4.5 to ..."
  • Marbled Murrelet
    "The Marbled Murrelet is a small, chubby seabird that has a very short neck. Adults ..."
  • Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
    "A small diurnal bird, the flycatcher is distinguishable by its brownish-olive upperparts, a whitish throat ..."
  • Western Snowy Plover
    "The Western Snowy Plover is a small shorebird which lives primarily on beaches, dry mud ..."
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo
    "Yellow-billed Cuckoos are medium-sized birds (26 to 30 cm or about 1 ft. in length) ..."

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E — Endangered

T — Threatened

CH — Critical Habitat

PE — Taxa proposed for listing as endangered

PT — Taxa proposed for listing as threatened

PCH — Critical habitat which has been proposed

C — Candidate species for which the Fish and Wildlife Service has on file sufficient information on the biological vulnerability and threats to support proposals to list as endangered or threatened

D — Delisted due to Recovery