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Coyote Creek Lagoon

Coyote Creek Lagoon


On Saturday D. and I returned to the National Wildlife Refuge's Coyote Creek Lagoon to see more of it.  Here are some of the pics I took.


A view at the north end of the trail.





A least sandpiper pokes around at the edge of the water.






A snowy egret sits on one leg.





Power lines stride through the marsh.





A channel leading toward San Francisco Bay.





Gumplant is abundant in the marsh.





Different kinds of lichen grow on wooden railing.





A rickety boardwalk, nearly overgrown with marsh plants, follows the power lines to allow maintenance crews to access the towers.





A look across the marsh.





A northern shoveler paddles in the water.





Looking north as the tide goes out.





A red-tailed hawk perched on a high tension tower glares at a crow harassing it from nearby.




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Tags: bird, coyote creek, duck, field trip, flower, fremont, lichen, native wildflower, power lines, red-tailed hawk, snowy egret, wildlife refuge
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