Bird of Famosa Slough

Many different kinds of birds inhabit or visit the slough, in fact, over 240 species of birds have been observed at Famosa Slough! Migrating waterfowl are more commonly seen in winter, while others such as the least tern are summer visitors. Year around visitors include many of the songbirds, egrets, and gulls.  See the Famosa Slough Bird Checklist for a more complete list.

Grebes and Herons (year-round visitors)

Ducks (Winter visitors)

Raptors (year-round visitors)

Coopers hawk

Waterfowl (mostly Winter visiters)

Greater yellow legs