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Species found at Viewing Site

Success Lake  - Site # 201

American White Pelicans at Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park. Photo by Jim Duckworth American White Pelicans at Anderson Marsh Natural Preserve. Photo by Harvey Abernathey Pelicans at Elkhorn Slough. Photo by Jim Duckworth
Species:American White Pelican
Seen:Yes
Locations:Lake
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

American Wigeon. Photo by Christine Hansen
Species:American Wigeon
Seen:Yes
Locations:This bird is common in certain seasons, and is best found in ths coves of the lake feeding in the shallows.
Present Season:W,Sp
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Common Merganser
Seen:Yes
Locations:This is an open water bird often seen towards the middle of the Lake feeding on shad and other small fish usually these birds are in large numbers. Occasinally the rare Red-breasted Merganser may be seen with the Common Merganser's in the winter.
Present Season:W,Sp
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Pied-Billed Grebe and chick. Photo by Cindy Tucey
Species:Pied-Billed Grebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:Lake
Present Season:Sp,F
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Good

Western Grebe at Anderson Marsh. Photo by Harvey Abernathey Western Grebe at Clear Lake State Park. Photo by Harvey Abernathey
Species:Western Grebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:These birds are incredible to watch in the Spring. They run on the water doing their breeding dance from April to May.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp
Reliable:Excellent