San Francisco Bay Wildlife
Wildlife of the San Francisco Bay Area

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Northern Pacific Rattlesnake
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake (the local race of the Western Rattlesnake), Mount Diablo State Park

There are some very informative websites created by individuals and local organizations which provide detailed information about the wildlife of a particular smaller region within the San Francisco Bay Area. If you know of any that are not listed here, please .

Websites and Blogs

Musings on Nature & Other Interests
Birds, Photography, Art. Major focus on birds, especially Peregrine Falcons and San Francisco.
Author: Glenn Nevill
Los Farallones
An account of the trials and tribulations of conducting ecological fieldwork on a small, rocky island (Farallon Islands) 28 miles west of San Francisco (37.7 N, 120 W).
Author: Point Blue Conservation Science
The Natural History of Bodega Head
Primary focus is on Bodega Head, including Sonoma Coast State Park (Bodega Head, Bodega Dunes, Salmon Creek Beach), Bodega Marine Reserve, Bodega Harbor, and Doran Beach
Author: Jackie Sones
Wild Life in the North Hills
Flora and Fauna of Claremont Canyon, Oakland, California
Author: Kay Loughman
backyard critter watch
Amateur naturalists (from the East Bay hills) discuss the flora and fauna of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Alameda Point Environmental Report
Covering environmental cleanup, parks, and open space issues at the former Naval Air Station in Alameda.
Author: Richard Bangert
Lake Elizabeth, Fremont
Photos of Birds, Insects and Flora around Lake Elizabeth
Author: Alice Cavette
Nature Notes from Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
Several printable pdf guides.
Monterey County - Birds, cetaceans, odes, herps and more
A Portal to Natural History Information About Monterey County, California
Author: Don Roberson
Lovely photos and some articles, mostly from the Big Sur area.
Author: Tim Huntington
Dipper Ranch
Sightings & Seasonal Changes on a Nature Preserve & Ranch in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Author: Cindy Roessler
Nature of a Man
Posts from camera trapping and exploring in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Author: randomtruth
Hike reports, photos and sound recordigs, many in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Author: Debbi Brusco
Point Reyes Walkabout 2012
Goal is to walk all 154 miles of trails in Point Reyes National Seashore to raise funds for the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.
Author: Jules Evens
Nature ID
Created to learn more about the local natural world by documenting what, when, and where.
Author: Katie based in Pacific Grove
Alan Wight's Home Page
Many photographs of Sonoma County wildlife, along with a few other locations.
Author: Alan Wight

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