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Palo Alto Baylands: Magnificent marshes will take your breath away

June 7, 2013, 1:08 p.m.
Birdwatchers on a Palo Alto Baylands beach

Photo: donjd2/Flickr

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Birders' paradise

From dawn until dusk, there is something to see at the Baylands. Visitors can walk out on the quarter-mile pier that extends out over the water, picnic near the duck pond, and keep tabs on how many bird species they spot throughout their visit.