Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve

Just south of the Town of Los Gatos, on the east side of the Lexington Reservoir, sits Sierra Azul, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's southernmost open space preserve. Translated Sierra Azul means "Blue Range." This Preserve encompasses more than 18,000 acres and is the District's ...more ↓

miniature suncup 1
Camissoniopsis micrantha
Sierran Treefrog 2
Pseudacris sierra
California Giant Salamander 3
Dicamptodon ensatus
Ensatina 4
Ensatina eschscholtzii
Yellow-eyed Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica
Arboreal Salamander 5
Aneides lugubris
Santa Cruz Black Salamander 6
Aneides flavipunctatus niger
California Slender Salamander 7
Batrachoseps attenuatus
California Newt 8
Taricha torosa
Southern Alligator Lizard 9
Elgaria multicarinata
California Alligator Lizard 10
Elgaria multicarinata multicarinata
Western Fence Lizard 11
Sceloporus occidentalis
Coast Range Fence Lizard 12
Sceloporus occidentalis bocourtii
Western Skink 13
Plestiodon skiltonianus
Skilton's Skink 3
Plestiodon skiltonianus skiltonianus
Western Whiptail 12
Aspidoscelis tigris
California Whiptail 12
Aspidoscelis tigris mundus
Ringneck Snake 14
Diadophis punctatus
Pacific Ringneck Snake 6
Diadophis punctatus amabilis
Aquatic Garter Snake 15
Thamnophis atratus
Santa Cruz Aquatic Garter Snake 16
Thamnophis atratus atratus
Common Garter Snake 17
Thamnophis sirtalis
Gopher Snake 18
Pituophis catenifer
Pacific Gopher Snake 19
Pituophis catenifer catenifer
Spotted Night Snake 3
Hypsiglena ochrorhyncha
California Nightsnake 3
Hypsiglena ochrorhyncha nuchalata
Western Rattlesnake 20
Crotalus oreganus
Northern Pacific Rattlesnake 4
Crotalus oreganus oreganus
Northern Flicker 21
Colaptes auratus
Great Horned Owl 22
Bubo virginianus
California Quail 23
Callipepla californica
Caspian Tern 24
Hydroprogne caspia
Anna's Hummingbird 25
Calypte anna
Golden Eagle 26
Aquila chrysaetos
Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter cooperii
Red-tailed Hawk 27
Buteo jamaicensis
Turkey Vulture 28
Cathartes aura
Double-crested Cormorant 29
Phalacrocorax auritus
Oak Titmouse 30
Baeolophus inornatus
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 31
Poecile rufescens
Pacific Wren 32
Troglodytes pacificus
Hermit Thrush 33
Catharus guttatus
Ash-throated Flycatcher 24
Myiarchus cinerascens
Olive-sided Flycatcher 26
Contopus cooperi
Wrentit 34
Chamaea fasciata
Dark-eyed Junco 35
Junco hyemalis
Black-chinned Sparrow 31
Spizella atrogularis
Chipping Sparrow 36
Spizella passerina
Fox Sparrow 37
Passerella iliaca
Golden-crowned Sparrow 38
Zonotrichia atricapilla
Spotted Towhee 27
Pipilo maculatus
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 39
Aimophila ruficeps
Black-headed Grosbeak 25
Pheucticus melanocephalus
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 26
Polioptila caerulea
Bushtit 40
Psaltriparus minimus
Western Scrub-Jay 41
Aphelocoma californica
American Crow 42
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven 43
Corvus corax
Steller's Jay 44
Cyanocitta stelleri
Lawrence's Goldfinch 26
Spinus lawrencei
Purple Finch 45
Haemorhous purpureus
Mule Deer 46
Odocoileus hemionus
Columbian Black-tailed Deer 47
Odocoileus hemionus columbianus
Striped Skunk
Mephitis mephitis
Bobcat 48
Lynx rufus
Gray Fox 49
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Western Gray Squirrel 50
Sciurus griseus
Merriam's Chipmunk 3
Tamias merriami
California Vole 8
Microtus californicus
Dusky-footed Woodrat 51
Neotoma fuscipes
Trowbridge's Shrew 52
Sorex trowbridgii
Pacific Banana Slug 53
Ariolimax columbianus
Nicklin's Peninsula Snail 54
Helminthoglypta nickliniana
Yellow Garden Spider
Argiope aurantia
Western Forest Scorpion 7
Uroctonus mordax
Western Blacklegged Tick 56
Ixodes pacificus
Pale Swallowtail 12
Papilio eurymedon
California Sister 3
Adelpha californica
Mylitta Crescent 58
Phyciodes mylitta
Variable Checkerspot 59
Euphydryas chalcedona
Red Admiral 60
Vanessa atalanta
Painted Lady 61
Vanessa cardui
American Lady 62
Vanessa virginiensis
Mourning Cloak 63
Nymphalis antiopa
Common Buckeye 64
Junonia coenia
Large Heath 65
Coenonympha tullia
California Ringlet 66
Coenonympha tullia california
Callippe Fritillary
Speyeria callippe
Hedgerow Hairstreak 5
Satyrium saepium
Brown Elfin 5
Callophrys augustinus
Bramble Green Hairstreak 29
Callophrys dumetorum
Gorgon Copper 67
Lycaena gorgon
Echo Azure 68
Celastrina echo
Acmon Blue 26
Icaricia acmon
Acmon Blue 26
Plebejus acmon
Sara Orangetip 65
Anthocharis sara
Margined White 69
Pieris marginalis
Mormon Metalmark 70
Apodemia mormo

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