Birds find shelter year-round at Dungeness. Whether it's brant staying for the winter, least sandpipers migrating through in the fall, or chestnut-backed chickadees nesting in the summer, many species can be found here.
Dungeness is best known for its population of brant, but it also supports a wide range of other ducks and geese.Learn More
Shorebirds such as dunlins and sanderlings can be found roosting and foraging for food in the Refuge's nearshore habitats.Learn More
A variety of seabirds from scoters to cormorants can be spotted swimming off the shores of the Spit.Learn More
Birds of Prey
Bald eagles and snowy owls perch stoically in the driftwood, scanning for prey.Learn More
Page Photo Credits Pigeon guillemot / USFWS Peter Davis, American wigeon / ©Dow Lambert, Least sandpiper / ©Dow Lambert, Pigeon guillemot / USFWS Peter Davis, Snowy owl / ©Dow Lambert
Last Updated: Mar 06, 2014