This site includes all rocks and islands from the south jetty of the Coquille River, south to Crooked Creek. The following seabird colonies are included in the site: Unnamed Rocks (270-013), Table Rock (270-014), Unnamed Rock (270-014.1), North Coquille Point Rock (270-015), Middle Coquille Point Rock (270-016), Unnamed Rock (270-017), Elephant Rock (270-018), Cat and Kittens Rock (270-019), Unnamed Rock (270-019.1), Face Rock (270-020), Grave Point Rock (270-020.1), Unnamed Rock (270-020.2), Haystack Rock (270-021), Unnamed Rock (270-021.1), and Monkey Rock (270-021.2). Habitat varies from barren rocks to rocks with deep soils and vegetation.

Ornithological Summary

This site support 60,153 breeding seabirds comprised of 10 species. The 56,745 common murres found here constitute 8% of the murres breeding in Oregon and a greater number than breed in all of Washington and British Columbia combined (USFWS census data).

Conservation Issues

Non-native foxes have been decimating Tufted Puffin populations on some of these rocks. Also, curious people sometimes disturb birds and destroy burrows without knowing it when climbing on nesting areas.

Habitat

Habitat varies from barren rocks to rocks with deep soils and vegetation.

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