Birds - The trails of Coal Mine Ridge Nature Preserve are a wonderful place to watch or look for birds.  Species vary with season and location, and regular visitors will discover their own “hot spots” for viewing.

Portola Valley Ranch Bird List -  This list was compiled by residents of Portola Valley Ranch and is based on their observations.

Other Animals - Coal Mine Ridge is home to wide variety of native  species including bobcat, coyote and mountain lion.