About Bay Species
From Bat Rays to Black-necked Stilts
We are fortunate to share the Bay with a diversity of wildlife. The open bay, tidal marshes, creeksides, and grassy upland areas not only provide us with scenic beauty and a place to recreate, but are unique and valuable ecosystems for more than 500 species of wildlife, including nearly 300 bird species. We invite you to discover and learn about the wildlife that lives in and around the Bay. Remember to be considerate of the wildlife you do encounter and avoid disturbing them by maintaining buffer distances. They need their energy for feeding, raising young, and survival.