13
taxa
5 plants
1 other animal
1 mollusk
2 birds
1 ray-finned fish
1 mammal
1 insect
1 arachnid
8
life list firsts

Photos / Sounds

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What

bristly ox-tongue Helminthotheca echioides

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Non-native to California.

Photos / Sounds

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What

seaside woolly sunflower Eriophyllum staechadifolium

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Non-native to California.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

No flower to be seen, but rest assured I would stray from taking the time to smell this rose.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Low bulrush

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow-spotted Millipede Harpaphe haydeniana

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Shown under the UV light.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Birds were in silhouette so I took some liberty with the photo.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Elephant Seal Mirounga angustirostris

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Seals are here in the summer months pulled out on the beach taking a break from the water while they molt their skin.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Banana Slug Ariolimax columbianus

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Banana slug accompanying some unknown liverworts.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Satyr Comma Polygonia satyrus

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Seen sunning itself along side the road. Lots of thimble berry, huckleberry, and twin berry in the area. Not completely sure on the ID.

Photos / Sounds

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What

salmon and allies Family Salmonidae

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Seen swimming in a spot of sunlight in the creek near the bridge. Unsure to what they may be, but I was thinking some kind of trout.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Found along side Pescadero Creek on a sandbar. The spider was laying in wait in the piles of driftwood, pine cones, and acorn husks that was up on these sand bars. Coloration of the spider matched well to this "duff" material which had blacken.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

greenrosettas

Date

July 15, 2012

Description

Not completely sure on the ID.