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      Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve in Morgan Hill

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      December 1, 2019

      Sunday   9:00 AM

      4289 Casa Loma Road
      Morgan Hill, California

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      Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve

      Located in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Rancho Cañada del Oro offers oak savanna, oak woodland, and riparian habitat. We'll walk along Llagas Creek Loop and part of Longwall Canyon Trail in search of birds such as Band-tailed Pigeon, White-breasted Nuthatch, Wrentit, Northern Flicker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Hermit Thrush, Red-shouldered Hawk and other typical oak woodland species. 

      Trip Difficulty: 2 miles, generally flat; depending on weather and recent rain, there might be a shallow stream crossing

      Meet: preserve parking lot

      Michael Hawk, (408) 475-4295 and Eve Meier

      Beginner friendly

      Google Plus Code: “46WG+X3 San Jose, California” (paste code, city, and state into Google maps)

      Directions: From US-101, exit Bailey Ave. Continue west on Bailey Ave for 3 miles. Turn left onto McKean Rd, continue for 2.5 miles, then turn right onto Casa Loma Rd. The preserve is located at the end of Casa Loma Rd.

      Facilities: wheelchair-accessible pit toilet, no drinking water

      Parking Fees: no

      This trip is organized by the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society ( Please read our trip policies. Questions? Contact the trip leader or email

      Cost: 0.00

      Categories: Other & Miscellaneous

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.