On Sunday D. and I decided to go look at the birds at the Wildlife Refuge in Alviso, and here is Part 1 of the pics I took as we walked on the Mallard Slough Trail (Part 2 here).
A Canada goose greets us at the trail head.
Thistle in bloom.
A view of the pumphouse, and the slough.
New Chicago Marsh.
Looking back at the Visitor Center.
The boardwalk goes over the marsh.
Avocets are feeding in the shallow water.
Part 2 here.