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 crisp, clean air. ...more ↓

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California Quail 1
Callipepla californica
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Ring-necked Pheasant 2
Phasianus colchicus
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Wild Turkey 3
Meleagris gallopavo
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Turkey Vulture 4
Cathartes aura
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White-tailed Kite 5
Elanus leucurus
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Northern Harrier 6
Circus cyaneus
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 7
Accipiter striatus
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Cooper's Hawk 8
Accipiter cooperii
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Red-shouldered Hawk 9
Buteo lineatus
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Red-tailed Hawk 5
Buteo jamaicensis
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Ferruginous Hawk 10
Buteo regalis
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Rough-legged Hawk 11
Buteo lagopus
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Golden Eagle 10
Aquila chrysaetos
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American Kestrel 12
Falco sparverius
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Merlin 13
Falco columbarius
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Prairie Falcon 10
Falco mexicanus
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Killdeer 14
Charadrius vociferus
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Herring Gull 15
Larus argentatus
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Rock Pigeon 16
Columba livia
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Band-tailed Pigeon 17
Patagioenas fasciata
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Mourning Dove 18
Zenaida macroura
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Barn Owl 19
Tyto alba
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Western Screech-Owl 20
Megascops kennicottii
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Great Horned Owl 21
Bubo virginianus
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Northern Pygmy-Owl 22
Glaucidium gnoma
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Burrowing Owl 23
Athene cunicularia
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Long-eared Owl 10
Asio otus
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Northern Saw-whet Owl 24
Aegolius acadicus
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Common Poorwill 25
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
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Black Swift 26
Cypseloides niger
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White-throated Swift 27
Aeronautes saxatalis
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Anna's Hummingbird 28
Calypte anna
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Rufous Hummingbird 29
Selasphorus rufus
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Allen's Hummingbird 30
Selasphorus sasin
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Belted Kingfisher 31
Megaceryle alcyon
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Acorn Woodpecker 32
Melanerpes formicivorus
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 10
Sphyrapicus varius
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Nuttall's Woodpecker 33
Picoides nuttallii
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Downy Woodpecker 34
Picoides pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 35
Picoides villosus
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Northern Flicker 36
Colaptes auratus
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Pileated Woodpecker 37
Dryocopus pileatus
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Olive-sided Flycatcher 10
Contopus cooperi
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Western Wood-Pewee 31
Contopus sordidulus
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Willow Flycatcher 10
Empidonax traillii
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Pacific-slope Flycatcher 10
Empidonax difficilis
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Black Phoebe 30
Sayornis nigricans
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Say's Phoebe 32
Sayornis saya
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Ash-throated Flycatcher 30
Myiarchus cinerascens
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Western Kingbird 38
Tyrannus verticalis
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Cassin's Vireo 10
Vireo cassinii
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Hutton's Vireo 39
Vireo huttoni
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Warbling Vireo 31
Vireo gilvus
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Steller's Jay 40
Cyanocitta stelleri
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Western Scrub-Jay 41
Aphelocoma californica
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American Crow 42
Corvus brachyrhynchos
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Common Raven 43
Corvus corax
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Horned Lark 44
Eremophila alpestris
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Purple Martin 45
Progne subis
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Tree Swallow 24
Tachycineta bicolor
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Violet-green Swallow 30
Tachycineta thalassina
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow 10
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
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Cliff Swallow 46
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
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Barn Swallow 47
Hirundo rustica
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Chestnut-backed Chickadee 38
Poecile rufescens
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Oak Titmouse 48
Baeolophus inornatus
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Bushtit 49
Psaltriparus minimus
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Red-breasted Nuthatch 3
Sitta canadensis
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White-breasted Nuthatch 50
Sitta carolinensis
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Pygmy Nuthatch 51
Sitta pygmaea
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Brown Creeper 52
Certhia americana
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Bewick's Wren 28
Thryomanes bewickii
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House Wren 10
Troglodytes aedon
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Pacific Wren 53
Troglodytes pacificus
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10
Polioptila caerulea
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Golden-crowned Kinglet 54
Regulus satrapa
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet 55
Regulus calendula
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Wrentit 12
Chamaea fasciata
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Western Bluebird 39
Sialia mexicana
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Townsend's Solitaire 10
Myadestes townsendi
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Swainson's Thrush 36
Catharus ustulatus
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Hermit Thrush 39
Catharus guttatus
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American Robin 56
Turdus migratorius
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Varied Thrush 57
Ixoreus naevius
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Northern Mockingbird 6
Mimus polyglottos
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California Thrasher 39
Toxostoma redivivum
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European Starling 58
Sturnus vulgaris
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American Pipit 10
Anthus rubescens
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Cedar Waxwing 59
Bombycilla cedrorum
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Orange-crowned Warbler 31
Oreothlypis celata
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Yellow Warbler 60
Setophaga petechia
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Yellow-rumped Warbler 28
Setophaga coronata
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Black-throated Gray Warbler 28
Setophaga nigrescens
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Townsend's Warbler 61
Setophaga townsendi
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Hermit Warbler 62
Setophaga occidentalis
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Wilson's Warbler 27
Cardellina pusilla
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Spotted Towhee 5
Pipilo maculatus
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California Towhee 63
Melozone crissalis
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Chipping Sparrow 64
Spizella passerina
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Lark Sparrow 12
Chondestes grammacus

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