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Late Morning in Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Located between San Jose and Morgan Hill, this park of rolling hills, oak savanna, serpentine rock outcroppings, and native grasslands is a great place to spot raptors. We’ll start by birding the parking lot and small meadow before hiking a short portion of the Arrowhead Loop Trail.  Raptors such as American Kestrels, Northern Harriers, and Red-tailed Hawks are expected. Ferruginous Hawks and Golden Eagles are possible. We’ll also be on the lookout for Loggerhead Shrikes, Rock Wrens, and Say’s Phoebes.

Trip Difficulty: 3 miles, dirt trails, some hills

Meet: preserve parking lot

Eve Meier, (408) 569-9391, and Dani Christensen

Family friendly, ages 10+ 

Beginner friendly

Google Plus Code: “57CF+C3 Coyote, California”  (paste code, city, and state into Google maps)

Directions:  From US-101, exit Bailey Ave. Travel west for about 0.7 miles then turn left onto Santa Teresa Blvd. Continue for about 2 miles then turn right onto Palm Ave. Preserve is at the end of the road.

Facilities:  ADA accessible restroom, no water

Parking Fees: no

This trip is organized by the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society (scvas.org).  Please read our trip policies.  Questions? Contact the trip leader or email [email protected].

Details

Date:
January 22
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://scvas.org/events/field-trip-scvas-m79fa-rstl5-wb8s6

Venue

Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve
550 Palm Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037 United States
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Organizer

Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society
Phone:
(408) 252-3747
Website:
http://www.scvas.org/
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