The Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Regional Shoreline is part of the East Bay Regional Park District, is located in the Oakland Estuary at the southern end of San Leandro Bay. The Shoreline includes the mouths of five major creek systems and protects some of the last remaining wetland habitat in the East Bay, including Damon Slough and beautiful Arrowhead Marsh. This 50-acre marsh provides habitat to a host of species, including the burrowing owl and the endangered California clapper rail. (From Save the Bay)
The park includes many kinds of native plants and insect life thrives in the park despite its sometimes windy weather. The park is a favorite for birders who come to observe the many kinds waterfowl. This small guide is a great complement to birding events in the areas.
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