Common Wildlife in Hansen Dam

Hansen Dam Recreaction Area has some of the best wildlife viewing in Los Angeles, California. From the Bewick's Wren to the rare Coastal Poppy, the park thrives with native and migratory animals and rare native plants. Some of these are:

Name Type Primary Color


Bernardino Blue Butterfly Blue
Blue Mud Dauber Wasp Black
Elderberry Flower White
Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Yellow
Tiger Whiptail Lizard Varies
Common Buckeye Butterfly Brown
Common Yellowthroat Bird Yellow
California Primrose Flower Yellow
Western Fence Lizard Gray
Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly Copper

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