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Coyote Creek Trail, Hwy. 237 to Cottonwood Dr.

Coyote Creek Trail, Hwy. 237 to Cottonwood Dr.


On Sunday D. and I took a walk on the Coyote Creek Trail between Highway 237 and Cottonwood Dr., and I took some pics of what we saw along the way.


The trail.




Wild radish and California poppies.






Which one of these hundreds of trees is the "first tree"? 




Graffiti, a pigeon and reflections where the trail goes under Hwy. 237.








Coyote Creek.




Tiny beetles on angelica blossoms




The trail skirts the campus of a tech company that has dedicated part of its land to habitat for the endangered burrowing owl.




Cisterns are part of the Coyote Creek flood control system.




The trail.




A black phoebe hunts for bugs to eat at the edge of the woods.




Girafa under the Tasman Dr. overpass.




California blackberry.




A sign with the letter V mysteriously cleaned off.  (D. and I think it indicates the proximity of a homeless encampment in the woods.)




Mallow.




We pass by a great blue heron rookery, with little baby herons poking their head above the nests.






We pass by a mysterious white dome between a townhome complex and a flood control station. 






A fiery skipper rests on the trail.




Coyote Creek, framed by the Hwy. 237 overpass.




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Tags: beetle, bird, butterfly, california poppy, coyote creek, field trip, flower, girafa, graffiti, great blue heron, insect, milpitas, mystery structure, native wildflower, nest, pigeon, sign, skipper
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