Below are some of the Birds, Marine Invertebrates and other things that call Haystack Rock home. Many of the birds come to the rock in the spring and stay through the summer--just like some of our human visitors! The marine invertebrates are hearty year-rounders. We update this page often so be sure to check back soon to learn more about Haystack's amazing habitat.
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Birds-birds on the Go-go
References (Birds): Alden, Peter, Amy Gregoret, Richard Keen, Daniel Matthews, Eric A. Oches, Dennis Paulson, Robert Sundstrom, and Wendy Zomlefer. 1998. Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest (National Audubon Society), Chanticleer Press, Inc. NY.
Sibley, David Allen. 2000. The Sibley Guide to Birds (National Audubon Society), Chanticleer Press, Inc. NY.
Ehrlich, Paul R., David S. Dobkin, and Darryl Wheye. 1988. The Birder's Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. Simon and Schuster, Inc. NY.
References (Marine Invertebrates):
Russo, Ron and Olhausen, Pam. 1981. Pacific Intertidal Life. Nature Study Guild. NY.
Mohler, June E., Fox, David S. and Hastie, Bill. 1997. Guide to Oregon's Rocky Intertidal Habitats. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Resources Program.