Hikers in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve / photo by Lanette Otvos

Birding on the Boardwalk

December 2, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ravenswood Preserve
Approximate Total Miles

What birds can you find in this unique intertidal ecosystem? Meander along the boardwalk with Docent Naturalists Bobbie Riedel and Melissa Hero in search of waterfowl and raptors while learning about the largest tidal wetland restoration project on the West Coast. You'll discover the rich mosaic of salt marsh habitat, observe the impact of tidal systems, and look for shorebirds along the way. This leisurely-paced walk along the Bay Trail will leave you with a new appreciation for the lure of life among the wetlands.

Where to Meet

Meet at the Ravenswood Parking Area. From Highway 101, exit on University Avenue. Follow University Ave. north (about four long blocks) to Bay Road.  Turn right on Bay Rd. and follow it to the very end (about 1.2 miles).  The preserve entrance and parking lot are marked with large signs. 

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