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Coyote Ridge Wildflower and Birding Volunteer Event (Morgan Hill)

Saturday, April 13, 2024

11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Meet: Metcalf Motorcycle Park, 2nd parking lot

37.236790, -121.718571

Coyote Ridge Wildflower and Birding Volunteer Event

Coyote Ridge comprises 1,831 pristine acres located in the Diablo Range foothills in southern Santa Clara County and offers spectacular wildflower displays paired with stunning views over Coyote Valley. Although there are not many bird species on Coyote Ridge, the ones that are there can be fairly rare to include, BURROWING OWL, PRAIRIE FALCON, HORNED LARK, ROCK WREN, RUFOUS CROWNED SPARROW, FERRUGINOUS HAWK, ROADRUNNER and both EAGLES. Coyote Ridge is unique serpentine grassland, and its natural and cultural history will be discussed.

Optional: Pack your own lunch/snack.

Trip Difficulty: 4 miles; mostly flat ranch road with minor elevation and some short rocky areas; full sun; trail not ADA compliant.

Other Trip Notes: Heavy rain will cancel.

Leaders: Craige Edgerton (408) 460-1102 and Edward Rooks (408) 318-2485

Beginner Friendly, Family Friendly Ages 10 and up, Intermediate Level Birding

Meet/Directions: Metcalf Motorcycle Park is located on Metcalf Blvd off of US-101 in Morgan Hill. Enter the parking lot using the 2nd entrance: 37.236790, -121.718571

Facilities: porta-potty

Banner Photo: Horned Lark by Peter Shen

Questions? Email general questions to or contact the trip leader for questions regarding the event.

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