SCVAS Field Trip: Panoche Valley

Saturday January 12th 2019 8:00 am –  4:00 pm

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Leader: Clay Kempf, (831) 761-8260.

Directions: Meet at Paicines Store on Hwy 25.

Highlights: Explore oak woodland and open grassland via back roads. Targets: Phainopepla, Mountain Bluebird, Prairie Falcon, Ferruginous Hawk, Golden Eagle; other possibilities: Mountain Plover, Lark, Vesper and Rufous-crowned Sparrows, Greater Roadrunner, Chukar.

Notes: Bring lunch and a full tank of gas; carpooling recommended. We’ll eat at Panoche Inn. To pre-order a sandwich (recommended), send choice of meat (turkey, ham, pastrami, chicken salad, tuna salad), cheese (Swiss, Cheddar, Pepper Jack, Monterey Jack), condiments, and bread (wheat, rye, sourdough) to 12” pizzas and burritos also available; order upon arrival. Restrooms limited throughout trip. Heavy rain in San Benito County cancels.


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Panoche Valley