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Shorebirds at San Leandro Marina (San Leandro)
Sunday, July 10, 2022 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am
Fall starts early along the East Bay shoreline, and by late June and early July, fall shorebird migration is already in full swing. Although diversity doesn’t peak until August and September, July is a great time to look for peeps, Wilson’s Phalaropes, and other early migrants such as Willets, Long-billed Curlews, and yellowlegs. San Leandro Marina has both foraging and roosting sites, and a variety of habitats – rocky shoreline, exposed mudflats along the bay, protected mudflats separate from the bay, and vegetated marsh. This attracts a diverse group of shorebirds and often allows for close looks at them, which will allow us to get reacquainted with shorebirds in preparation for the rest of fall migration. There are public restrooms and parking, and we will do probably 3-4 miles of walking on level, paved trails.
Leader: Alex Henry, firstname.lastname@example.org
This trip is free but advance registration is required. Registration will open two weeks before the trip and close at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. Directions for registered participants are below.
Please note the public health guidelines for this trip, as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic:
Walk is limited to 25 participants plus the leaders. There will not be a waiting list.
Participants must register online and acknowledge acceptance of our liability waiver. Each person must register separately. No “drop ins,” please.
Thank you for your flexibility in helping us ensure that everyone remains healthy! Because we have to limit the size of trips, please do not sign up unless you are committed to attending.
Directions: 13791 Monarch Bay Dr, San Leandro, CA 94577
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/5QMGRDnzAeAnA6P17