Tuesday, November 17, 2009

San Bruno Pt. - Nov. 16, 2009

Walking Distance: 2.23 miles
Walking Time: 1 hour, 23 minutes (1:10 - 2:33 p.m.)
Start & End Point: Public Parking lot/space, San Bruno Point, South San Francisco, CA

Another beautiful day. I walked today with my friend Sandy, and we discovered, as we walked south from San Bruno Point parking lot -- expecting to hit a dead end, that the dotted line (gap) shown on the Bay Trail map (south of San Bruno Pt.) was now a walkable path/trail. So, we headed south (toward the San Francisco airport); occasionally peered down at clumps of shorebirds embedded in the short grass and mud/sand by the water; and enjoyed the sun. We stopped at a bridge not far from Belle Air Rd. and Airport Blvd., turned around and headed north back to San Bruno Point.

Wildlife Sightings:
12 ducks; 27 sea gulls; 3 coots or large grebes; 40 little brown jobs (LBJs); 140 unidentified brownish shorebirds (small, medium & large); 4 willets; 1 dragonfly; 1 crow; 1 snowy egret; 3 Western grebes; 1 brown pelican

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