Featured Species

Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area's hardstem bulrush marsh attracts large numbers of nesting waterfowl, while the playa areas surrounding the marsh attract migrating and nesting shorebirds. 

Here are some of the species you may see at the WPA: 

Trumpeter swan and young swimming in Pablo day use pond

The trumpeter swan is a majestic bird, with snowy white feathers; jet-black bill, feet, and legs; and 8-foot wingspan. At close range, a thin orange-red line can be seen on the lower part of the bill. The trumpeter is often confused with the smaller, more northerly tundra swan, especially where...

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