Yaquina Head Natural Area
During the summer 65,000, of the birds listed below, claim Yaquina Head Natural Area as home. They spend the spring and summer breeding, nesting and raising their chicks on these bluffs.
`Brandt’s and Pelagic Cormorants
`Western and Glaucous-winged Gulls
I have never seen so many Murres before our visit to Yaquina Head Natural Area. My photo of the single Common Murre was taken at the South Jetty of Yaquina Bay while on a hike from South Beach State Park.