Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard Sceloporus uniformis

Observer

herptracker

Date

July 16, 2007

Description

A large male spiny lizard display shortly before diving under a rock for cover.

Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard - Photo (c) Kerry Matz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
james3's ID: Yellow-backed Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus uniformis)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Desert Banded Gecko Coleonyx variegatus ssp. variegatus

Observer

herptracker

Date

June 21, 2011

Description

A male banded gecko. Males have spurs on either side of their tail base.

Desert Banded Gecko - Photo (c) biosam, all rights reserved, uploaded by Sam McNally
james3's ID: Desert Banded Gecko (Coleonyx variegatus ssp. variegatus)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

herptracker

Date

June 25, 2007

Tags

Coastal Western Scrub-Jay - Photo (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james3's ID: Coastal Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Oregon Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. oregonensis

Observer

herptracker

Date

March 21, 2006

Description

A male ensatina found under a log.

Tags

Oregon Ensatina - Photo (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
james3's ID: Oregon Ensatina (Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. oregonensis)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

river otter Lontra canadensis

Observer

herptracker

Date

September 4, 2008

Description

A family of river otters which lives in this urban wetland area.

I observed them on many occasions, but this was the first time I could get a photo successfully.

Northern River Otter - Photo (c) Jason Pratt, some rights reserved (CC BY)
james3's ID: Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis)
Added on February 16, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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What

Fly Agaric Amanita muscaria

Observer

herptracker

Date

October 10, 2008

Description

An amanita with a nice clean bite mark in it made most likely by a deer.

Fly Agaric - Photo (c) Marc-André Jung, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
james3's ID: Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria)
Added on February 16, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

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What

Nutria Myocastor coypus

Observer

herptracker

Date

December 27, 2006

Description

A large nutria feeding in the grassy near the edge of the wetland.

Tags

Nutria - Photo (c) greglasley, all rights reserved, uploaded by Greg Lasley
james3's ID: Nutria (Myocastor coypus)
Added on February 16, 2014. 2 people agree, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

What

Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina

Observer

herptracker

Date

July 27, 2007

Description

Observed in a mixed flock with other sparrows, and juvenile bluebirds.

I suspect this is a juvenile chipping sparrow because of the dark eye-line, strongly forked ends of tail and dark marks on the beak.

Please help with additional ID suggestions.

Chipping Sparrow - Photo (c) Vitaliy Khustochka, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james3's ID: Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

herptracker

Date

June 21, 2007

Description

A juvenile coot observed with about 8-10 others coots and some mallards.

It was very strange to be observing coots and mallards, hear and see red-winged blackbirds singing in such an extremely arid environment. The few feet of water depth in the dam drew these birds in from many miles away!

American Coot - Photo (c) Jerry Cannon, all rights reserved
james3's ID: American Coot (Fulica americana)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

herptracker

Date

October 13, 2007

Place

Gdansk, PL (Google, OSM)

Description

A flock of mute swans exploring a popular spot on a beach near the pier. They were wild birds, but somewhat use to handouts from people.

Tags

Mute Swan - Photo (c) Jörg Hempel, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
james3's ID: Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

What

Northwestern Gartersnake Thamnophis ordinoides

Observer

herptracker

Date

April 3, 2013

Description

A northwestern gartersnake observed in this urban wetland area, in a grassy meadow along the trailside.

Northwestern Garter Snake - Photo (c) benet2006, some rights reserved (CC BY)
james3's ID: Northwestern Garter Snake (Thamnophis ordinoides)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

California Kingsnake Lampropeltis californiae

Observer

herptracker

Date

March 12, 2007

Description

A large kingsnake that just emerged from one of the ponds at the Preserve.

California King Snake - Photo (c) Maury Duchamp, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
james3's ID: California King Snake (Lampropeltis californiae)
Added on February 16, 2014. 3 people agree, 0 disagree

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What

California Striped Racer Coluber lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

herptracker

Date

June 24, 2013

Description

Observed on a trail in a state park along the coast.

California Striped Racer - Photo (c) Bill Bouton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james3's ID: California Striped Racer (Coluber lateralis ssp. lateralis)
Added on February 16, 2014. 3 people agree, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-eared Slider Turtle Trachemys scripta

Observer

herptracker

Date

August 25, 2013

Description

One of the many red-eared sliders found around this urban wetland.

Interesting that a majority of them are strongly melanistic. Note the length of this one's fore claws. This indicates it is a male.

Pond Slider - Photo (c) J. N. Stuart, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
james3's ID: Pond Slider (Trachemys scripta)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Great Basin Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer ssp. deserticola

Observer

herptracker

Date

May 19, 2012

Description

This snake had a lovely pattern, with practically every scale having a little dot of black on it.

Great Basin Gopher Snake - Photo (c) Joe Decruyenaere, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
james3's ID: Great Basin Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer ssp. deserticola)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

james5

Date

February 1, 2014
Clapper Rail - Photo (c) Len Blumin, some rights reserved (CC BY)
james3's ID: Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris)
Added on February 16, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 13, 2014
Northern Cardinal - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
james3's ID: Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Added on February 13, 2014. 5 people agree, 0 disagree

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What

White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 13, 2014
White-crowned Sparrow - Photo (c) Yathin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
james3's ID: White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Added on February 13, 2014. 4 people agree, 0 disagree

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Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 13, 2014
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Photo (c) Dan Pancamo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
james3's ID: Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)
Added on February 13, 2014. 5 people agree, 0 disagree

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 13, 2014
Northern Mockingbird - Photo (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
james3's ID: Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Added on February 13, 2014. 3 people agree, 0 disagree

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