Time: 8:00 AM (Half day plus)
Leader: Rich Page, (408) 377-1092
Directions: Take Hwy 17 to Santa Cruz, then go north on Hwy 1. Meet at the beach parking area alongside Hwy 1 just north of Waddell Creek Bridge (at MP 36.30; which is 2 miles south of Año Nuevo State Park and 7 miles north of Davenport).
Highlights: Swainson's Thrush, Pacific Wren, Wilson's Warbler, and woodpeckers.
Difficulty: Moderately long but fairly level hike along Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail.
Notes: Variable weather, dress in layers.