Coastal Birds
Brown Pelicans
Brown Pelicans exist on all coasts of the United States and range to South America.

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Black Oystercatcher
The jet black plumage, bright red bill, red-rimmed golden eyes, and sharp cries, whistles and yelps of the black oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani cannot be mistaken for any other bird.

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Great Blue Heron
Great blue herons, Ardea herodias, can often be seen in the shallows of Netarts Bay.

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Sea Gulls
The Western Gull, Larus occidentalis, is one of the most common shore birds on the Oregon coast.

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Stout, Heather (ed).  1976.  The Natural Resources and Human Utilization of Netarts Bay, Oregon.  Oregon State University, Corvalis.
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