NOTE: TWO SEGMENTS - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM & 12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Leaders: Phil Gordon, pagpeg AT aol.com, and Park Ranger Sandy Ferreira
1st Segment: At 10:00, Park Ranger Sandy Ferreira will lead us along Lake Elizabeth and Mission Creek to view several nesting swallow species: Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow, Tree Swallow and possibly others. From I-880, exit at Stevenson Blvd. and go east to Paseo Padre Parkway. Turn right on Paseo Padre and follow the signs to the Waterpark. We will meet at the five tall palm trees at the north end of the Waterpark lot, south end of the lake.
2nd Segment: At 12:15 PM, meet Phil on the Visitor Center lawn at Coyote Hills Regional Park to eat your bag lunch, followed at 2:00 by a Marsh and Hills Swallow Trek. From the Waterpark at Lake Elizabeth, turn right onto Paseo Padre Parkway. Turn left on Stevenson and stay on it to I-880. Go north on I-880 to the Decoto Road/Highway 84/Dumbarton Bridge exit. Go west on Highway 84 to the last exit before the bridge, Paseo Padre Park-way. Turn right onto Paseo, then left on Patterson Ranch Road. $5 parking fee at Coyote Hills payable at kiosk unless you have an EBParks annual pass. Pre-registration is not required, and all are welcome. Heavy rain cancels.