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Bike And Bird Arrowhead Marsh, Mlk Jr. Regional Shoreline, Oakland

Saturday, November 09, 2019

1/LT/15 Leader: Pat Greene  pjgreene@sonic.net   (415) 481-5469 Meet at 9:30 am Start Location: Coliseum BART This birding ride is co-listed with Golden Gate Audubon, with Cathy Bleier, csbleier@sbcglobal.net, as co-leader We will cycle and bird our way to a high tide (about 6 ft.) at Arrowhead Marsh. Leaders will use BART trains scheduled to arrive at the Oakland Coliseum BART station at 9:26 and 9:32 from SF and East Bay, respectively. Riders and potential drivers should meet near BART ticket machines. The route enters the Shoreline Trail at the end of 66th Ave. (Zhone Way), with birding stops at the channel alongside the trail entry point and seasonal wetland at Garretson Point. After Arrowhead, we’ll probably head over to Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary in Alameda, from where we can bike back to Fruitvale or Coliseum BART. We will look for wintering ducks, shorebirds, and rails.  Beginners welcome. Please bring lunch because THERE’S NO PLACE ALONG ROUTE TO BUY FOOD! Also snacks since lunch may be late. Possible lunch stops are picnic tables along Swan Way or near Shoreline Center. Bring binoculars, warm layered clothes, and HELMETS. Restrooms are located in the BART stations, at Arrowhead Marsh, and Shoreline Center. Rain cancels; if weather is uncertain, email Pat the night before to receive last minute updates.

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Club: Grizzly Peak Cyclists click for this clubs Click for Rating

Type: Road  Where: East Bay

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