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Point Reyes: A seashore sanctuary

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on June 18, 2013, 3:50 p.m.
Quail in Point Reyes

Photo: bmajoros/Flickr

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Birds of a feather

Birders love Point Reyes National Seashore. Land birds, like this California quail, can be spotted as easily as seabirds like pelicans, murre and gulls. In fact, Point Reyes is home to more than 490 species of birds, or 45 percent of all species of birds in North America. So bring those binoculars or spotting scopes when you visit!