|White-breasted Nuthatch working branch|
|White-breasted Nuthatch ground-feeding|
|Sunol Backpacking Area|
|Gambolin' Man meets 4WheelBob|
The gigantic knoll hosts five camps, all unoccupied. At Hawk's Nest, the views are all-encompassing and heady. We kick back in the presence of a totemic boulder and a rotted old tree trunk bullet hole riddled with old acorn caches.
|Beautiful Sunol Scenery|
|Sycamore-lined Alameda Creek|
Eventually, with the day waning, it's time to pick ourselves up and head back to the staging area, of course taking twice as long to return owing to stops here and there to investigate pretty areas of the floodplain and creek, and, as always, delayed endlessly by birds, birds and more birds.
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