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Birding the Bottom of Byxbee

Saturday, July 08, 2023

08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Byxbee Parking Lot

37.451015, -122.106613

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Birding the Bottom of Byxbee

Join us for this easy walk for beginning birders and those wanting to learn about the birds that inhabit the marshlands of Palo Alto during the summer months. We'll see gulls, swallows, harriers, hummers and more.

Trip Difficulty: under 2 miles. wide, flat, dirt-packed, graveled path, benches available along the way, no shade

Leaders: Diane McCoy (650) 714-3769 and Howard Friedman (408) 806-6772

Beginner Friendly, Family Friendly Ages 10 and up

Meet: Byxbee Parking Lot

Directions: From US-101, take the Embarcadero Road North exit; continue on Embarcadero Road for about three quarters of a mile to a "T;" turn right at the "T" onto Embarcadero Road; drive to the parking lot beside the restrooms (37.451015, -122.106613). There is a dirt overflow parking area just before the left turn into the main parking lot. If that is also full, return to the "T" intersection, drive straight through and park in the first lot to your right (37.455403, -122.109472). It will be about a 5 minute walk to the meeting spot.

Facilities: ADA accessible bathrooms and drinking water

Parking Type and Fees: paved and dirt parking lots, no fees

Banner Photo: Great Blue Heron by Diane McCoy

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