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Shorebird Protection

Protect These Birds

The endangered California Least tern and the threatened Western Snowy Plover nest on the sands of Oceano Dunes svra. You can help protect these species and YOUR RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES.

Your future access to this park is dependent, now more than ever, on your responsible behavior and strict adherance to the following laws and park policies:

  • Obey posted 15 mph speed limit; give all birds right of way
  • Do not enter posted nest exclosures, hang clothes, towels or items on fences, or drive next to protective exclosures

Photo of a Snowy Plover at Oceano Dunes SVRA
Western Snowy Plover
Photo of a Least Tern at Oceano Dunes SVRA
California Least Tern