What’s bringing over 1,000 people to the Palo Alto Baylands? Rare bird sightings, thanks to the king tides

About the above photo: Shorebirds take advantage of the extremely long king tide to look for food along the mudbank at the Palo Alto Baylands on Jan. 13. January did more than usher in a new year — it also brought with it higher-than-normal ocean tides that provided rare bird sightings at Palo Alto Baylands […]