~ submitted by Marilyn Davis
Description: Area has open desert along hillside, rocks and sand, is
across from Santa Clara River, has trail, has many large old trees, nut and
fruit trees, and a restroom.
Directions: From St. George take Hwy 91 west to Santa Clara. Take main
road through Santa Clara and just before the road curves right look for the
historical Jacob Hamblin Home sign, and turn right to parking area by home.
Good Birds: Spotted Towhees, Ladder-back Woodpecker, Nuthatches, Harris
Sparrow, maybe the Vermilion Flycatcher, Chukar, etc. etc. etc.
Rare Birds: Lawrence's Goldfinch, Harris Hawk, White-throated Sparrow,
Clark's Nutcracker...... this seems to be a little corridor with unusual species
for the Dixie area. Super place for Christmas Bird Count.
Other: Walk around the grounds, the house, and take the trail around the
hill (west). There are wonderful nut and fruit trees, and desert bushes. The
whole area is full of bird life. Before you leave, let the people at the home
know what birds you found. Public is welcome.
eBird Data: |
Jacob Hamblin Home |
Santa Clara Downtown (aka
Sunset Blvd ) |
(to the west) |
Santa Clara River Reserve --
Tukupetsi Trailhead |