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Don Edwards Shorebirds

Sunday, August 07, 2022

07:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Don Edwards Environmental Education Center

37.439242, -121.959694

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Don Edwards Shorebirds

This field trip explores parts of Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge In Alviso. We'll walk the boardwalk of the New Chicago Marsh - a great spot for shorebirds like Least Sandpipers and Long-billed Dowitchers, and Wilson's Phalarope. We'll also explore the upland areas and entrance road.

Trip Difficulty: 1.5 miles, flat trails with no elevation gain

Leaders: Chris Johnson (831) 601-8260 and Bilal Al-Shahwany (408) 482-0396

Intermediate Level Birding

Meet: parking lot for the Don Edwards Environmental Education Center

Directions: From CA-237 exit north onto Zanker Rd. Continue on Zanker Rd for about 2.5 miles (Zanker Rd becomes Los Esteros Rd). Make a sharp right turn onto Grand Blvd and continue into the park. Latitude/Longitude: 37.439242, -121.959694

Facilities: Porta-potty in main parking lot

Parking Type and Fees: Paved parking, no fees.

Banner Photo: Wilson's Phalarope by Tom Grey

Questions? Email general questions to or contact the trip leader for questions regarding the event.

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