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Date: 4-27-2017 12:24 AM
Subject: National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Slough Trail
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Tags:alviso, bird, canada goose, field trip, insect, ladybug, salt pond, thistle, wildlife refuge
National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Slough Trail


On Saturday D. and I went to the National Wildlife Refuge in Alviso.  I took a little walk on the Alviso Slough Trail in the southwest part of the refuge; here's part 1 of the pics I took (part 2 here).


Milk thistle in bloom.





Little sandpipers known as peeps run along the edge of a salt pond.





A willet forages in the salt pond.





A ladybug and a tiny brine fly take a rest on a large chunk of driftwood.





Two views of salt pond A12.







Canada goose.





American avocet.





The Alviso Slough Trail follows a levee separating salt evaporation ponds.





Black-necked stilts forage in the ponds.








Part 2 here.


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