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Nestucca Bay

This area includes the Bay and the adjacent lowlands south of Pacific City.

Red Marker Nestucca Bay
This area includes the Bay and the adjacent lowlands south of Pacific City.

Location: North-coastal Oregon, Tillamook County, South of Pacific City, just off Highway 101.

Description: This area includes the Bay and the adjacent lowlands extending from populated Pacific City to the undeveloped, sandy peninsula of Bob Straub State Park. It contains a multitude of habitats including pastures, grasslands, woodlands, tidal marsh and mudflats, freshwater bogs, and forested lagg. The estuary is approximately 1176 acres in area and has a watershed of approximately 322 square miles.

Ornithological Highlights: During winter months the pastures around Nestucca Bay harbor the entire Semidi Islands population (about 130 birds) of Aleutian Canada Geese, as well as one of the few coastal wintering populations of Dusky Canada Geese. Six subspecies of Canada Geese winter here.

For more information on Nestucca Bay NWR, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Location: North-coastal Oregon, Tillamook County, South of Pacific City, just off Highway 101.

Description: This area includes the Bay and the adjacent lowlands extending from populated Pacific City to the undeveloped, sandy peninsula of Bob Straub State Park. It contains a multitude of habitats including pastures, grasslands, woodlands, tidal marsh and mudflats, freshwater bogs, and forested lagg. The estuary is approximately 1176 acres in area and has a watershed of approximately 322 square miles.

Ornithological Highlights: During winter months the pastures around Nestucca Bay harbor the entire Semidi Islands population (about 130 birds) of Aleutian Canada Geese, as well as one of the few coastal wintering populations of Dusky Canada Geese. Six subspecies of Canada Geese winter here.

For more information on Nestucca Bay NWR, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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