McClellan Ranch for Beginners

Friday, October 22, 2021
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
In front of the SCVAS Nature Shop
37.313072, -122.063695

Before signing up for this trip, please take a moment to read our trip policies and view our liability waiver.

McClellan Ranch for Beginners

This event will start outside the SCVAS Nature Shop where we will focus on the birds that visit our feeders such as Chestnut-backed Chickadee, Oak Titmouse and Nuttall’s Woodpecker. We will also show you how to use Merlin Bird ID, a free bird identification app that is helpful for new birders. Then we will take a short stroll together along Stevens Creek Trail, looking for and identifying birds. Afterwards, we’ll email you a list of the bird species observed and a list of additional birding resources.

Notes: Bring your binoculars. Optional: download Merlin Bird ID to your smart phone.

Trip Difficulty: less than 1 mile, flat trail, gentle pace appropriate for all regardless of physical abilities

Leader: Eve Meier (408) 569-9391 eve_m_meier@comcast.net and Unice Chang

Beginner Friendly, Family Friendly All Ages, Wheelchair Accessible

Meet: In front of the SCVAS Nature Shop

Directions: From I-280 in Cupertino, exit Foothill Expy. Travel south onto Foothill Blvd for 1.3 miles. Turn left onto McClellan Rd and continue for 0.5 miles. Turn left into the preserve parking lot. The nature shop is located at the preserve entrance. Address: 22221 McClellan Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014. Latitude/Longitude: 37.313072, -122.063695

Facilities: Wheelchair accessible bathrooms

Parking Fees: no

Banner Photo: McClellan Ranch by Eve Meier

Questions? Email general questions to fieldtrips@scvas.org or contact the trip leader for questions regarding the event.

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