3914 thumb Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve

This 3,137-acre preserve known for its showy display of wildflowers in spring. In summer, the hills turn to gold with the late evening sunlight. Autumn, when the fog recedes, is the ideal time to enjoy the ridge views of San Francisco Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains through the ...more ↓

Small
California Quail 1
Callipepla californica
1801845517 e9f060fd07 m
Ring-necked Pheasant 2
Phasianus colchicus
3038308796 75ef92bb76 m
Wild Turkey 3
Meleagris gallopavo
3070052982 fc77b55b1c m
Turkey Vulture 4
Cathartes aura
2943084055 1d5b4ff63f m
White-tailed Kite 5
Elanus leucurus
Small
Northern Harrier 6
Circus cyaneus
3181667427 5acdb3986d m
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7
Accipiter striatus
1861866801 f92c88a047 m
Cooper's Hawk 8
Accipiter cooperii
3218807582 d0f545b145 m
Red-shouldered Hawk 9
Buteo lineatus
2939911664 a9e7513df5 m
Red-tailed Hawk 5
Buteo jamaicensis
3129167285 5dc135a810 m
Ferruginous Hawk 10
Buteo regalis
3267798008 47e8110cd7 m
Rough-legged Hawk 11
Buteo lagopus
3086977792 bf82ccbf8e m
Golden Eagle 10
Aquila chrysaetos
3213612671 8cfcf8e5e1 m
American Kestrel 12
Falco sparverius
2392366041 c677fb4e59 m
Merlin 13
Falco columbarius
2842133065 04ce2450b0 m
Prairie Falcon 10
Falco mexicanus
287782863 4b0e6cface m
Killdeer 14
Charadrius vociferus
8490078966 32c3b5cd49 m
Herring Gull 15
Larus argentatus
2175759757 6934761cc4 m
Rock Pigeon 16
Columba livia
1408864626 4fd9af1a46 m
Band-tailed Pigeon 17
Patagioenas fasciata
12884979173 dc77bacf7a m
Mourning Dove 18
Zenaida macroura
2792563210 5603caa23e m
Barn Owl 19
Tyto alba
2312402577 5b86bc50dc m
Western Screech-Owl 20
Megascops kennicottii
2925340745 1e9c95f813 m
Great Horned Owl 21
Bubo virginianus
2717918317 740bb62918 m
Northern Pygmy-Owl 22
Glaucidium gnoma
3022632393 d0dc668d4c m
Burrowing Owl 23
Athene cunicularia
2471624146 2bb91c5652 m
Long-eared Owl 10
Asio otus
3056509987 27f742e521 m
Northern Saw-whet Owl 24
Aegolius acadicus
5956975588 111fef5e3b m
Common Poorwill 25
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Small
Black Swift 26
Cypseloides niger
132653073 879583c253 m
White-throated Swift 27
Aeronautes saxatalis
Small
Anna's Hummingbird 28
Calypte anna
13836386184 6ab7ec12a1 m
Rufous Hummingbird 29
Selasphorus rufus
4427816917 54a97d45bc m
Allen's Hummingbird 30
Selasphorus sasin
2841112888 ec420af3b7 m
Belted Kingfisher 31
Megaceryle alcyon
Small
Acorn Woodpecker 32
Melanerpes formicivorus
4052990138 ffb5fa776e m
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10
Sphyrapicus varius
512701060 83e4dc38bc m
Nuttall's Woodpecker 33
Picoides nuttallii
3064143839 2caa4b9da1 m
Downy Woodpecker 34
Picoides pubescens
471754562 d999b3f567 m
Hairy Woodpecker 35
Picoides villosus
3187140734 840780f5bf m
Northern Flicker 36
Colaptes auratus
499981592 22410c8958 m
Pileated Woodpecker 37
Dryocopus pileatus
2497653627 5ce6888112 m
Olive-sided Flycatcher 10
Contopus cooperi
2514789970 83a0c3706d m
Western Wood-Pewee 31
Contopus sordidulus
3576962621 ebcb098334 m
Willow Flycatcher 10
Empidonax traillii
1461312238 92c5adc822 m
Pacific-slope Flycatcher 10
Empidonax difficilis
2982248215 b96cfcdc30 m
Black Phoebe 30
Sayornis nigricans
Small
Say's Phoebe 32
Sayornis saya
2603970665 fe531ea952 m
Ash-throated Flycatcher 30
Myiarchus cinerascens
3402745004 0fd3f00ae6 m
Western Kingbird 38
Tyrannus verticalis
3954796754 b27c1ea49b m
Cassin's Vireo 10
Vireo cassinii
4017196411 ea72e273dc m
Hutton's Vireo 39
Vireo huttoni
2811898697 5fd4520c7a m
Warbling Vireo 31
Vireo gilvus
177140208 66b72a867d m
Steller's Jay 40
Cyanocitta stelleri
62271214 52faae0d55 m
Western Scrub-Jay 41
Aphelocoma californica
Small
American Crow 42
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Small
Common Raven 43
Corvus corax
2359544760 967dbea211 m
Horned Lark 44
Eremophila alpestris
3544131767 df09b01c51 m
Purple Martin 45
Progne subis
435466650 1ea6cb197e m
Tree Swallow 24
Tachycineta bicolor
2557867884 d465468c1d m
Violet-green Swallow 30
Tachycineta thalassina
439779782 122ee6bcf0 m
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 10
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
42147 260 190
Cliff Swallow 46
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
30665 orig
Barn Swallow 47
Hirundo rustica
6086751918 84855ecfe7 m
Chestnut-backed Chickadee 38
Poecile rufescens
371282239 0c2aacd74e m
Oak Titmouse 48
Baeolophus inornatus
2196341730 0d6eba8877 m
Bushtit 49
Psaltriparus minimus
2101493177 d2c0ddb1ba m
Red-breasted Nuthatch 3
Sitta canadensis
2388338509 3690ec5fca m
White-breasted Nuthatch 50
Sitta carolinensis
2093296885 608989635e m
Pygmy Nuthatch 51
Sitta pygmaea
2149245135 0081ebeaaf m
Brown Creeper 52
Certhia americana
Small
Bewick's Wren 28
Thryomanes bewickii
2859948801 eaaa57967c m
House Wren 10
Troglodytes aedon
97262 260 190
Pacific Wren 53
Troglodytes pacificus
4196627607 8e5d4ccb9e m
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10
Polioptila caerulea
3219106075 b0e5cb064d m
Golden-crowned Kinglet 54
Regulus satrapa
5214434381 3ccb23b5ec m
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 55
Regulus calendula
3218813167 81a8c3914f m
Wrentit 12
Chamaea fasciata
2335261065 c2c274f118 m
Western Bluebird 39
Sialia mexicana
2929788789 9ec89a9628 m
Townsend's Solitaire 10
Myadestes townsendi
2889053668 8760cb591c m
Swainson's Thrush 36
Catharus ustulatus
2783288252 6f21bf941c m
Hermit Thrush 39
Catharus guttatus
101735605 a60d7f0df0 m
American Robin 56
Turdus migratorius
97713694 d795198ebe m
Varied Thrush 57
Ixoreus naevius
Small
Northern Mockingbird 6
Mimus polyglottos
3394276295 4fb9934d52 m
California Thrasher 39
Toxostoma redivivum
6164665952 20208a7af8 m
European Starling 58
Sturnus vulgaris
2091664714 448b3c5bb0 m
American Pipit 10
Anthus rubescens
5512560241 1c1d8e67b6 m
Cedar Waxwing 59
Bombycilla cedrorum
888473515 bb7d1ae6fb m
Orange-crowned Warbler 31
Oreothlypis celata
6796564072 92787bf3e7 m
Yellow Warbler 60
Setophaga petechia
Small
Yellow-rumped Warbler 28
Setophaga coronata
Small
Black-throated Gray Warbler 28
Setophaga nigrescens
2275869327 b92df977d2 m
Townsend's Warbler 61
Setophaga townsendi
4747790911 8b61a2cb7e m
Hermit Warbler 62
Setophaga occidentalis
26107945 9d38fc38df m
Wilson's Warbler 27
Cardellina pusilla
2939912802 9c1d026c1d m
Spotted Towhee 5
Pipilo maculatus
190297770 9c55d9746a m
California Towhee 63
Melozone crissalis
5627717818 8df66459a6 m
Chipping Sparrow 64
Spizella passerina
3214291040 546294d129 m
Lark Sparrow 12
Chondestes grammacus

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