Birds

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Black Turnstone Class Aves

Observer

ejbsf

Date

September 28, 2014 04:21 PM PDT

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Walking Sticks Family Phasmatidae

Observer

finatic

Date

September 24, 2014 08:41 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

I was surprised to see this on the outside of my co-worker's office window two stories above the ground. I didn't realize that they could climb glass.

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Garden Orbweavers Genus Argiope

Observer

finatic

Date

September 19, 2014 08:45 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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No photos or sounds

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Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

A few up in the dry sand.

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 11:54 AM PDT

Description

The picture is not very good for identification but it was fairly large, flight was flappy and "heavy" if that makes any sense.

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Weed's Mariposa lily Calochortus weedii var. weedii

Observer

rdm24

Date

June 22, 2008 01:17 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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california ground squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014

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belding's savannah sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis ssp. beldingi

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

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Forster's tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

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royal tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

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Common Raven Corvus corax

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

Description

eating a bird, possibly a petrel or shearwater, see http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/888426

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No photos or sounds

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Heerman's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Tags

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No photos or sounds

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Willet Tringa semipalmata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

A few foraging on the beach (widely separated from each other).

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No photos or sounds

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Leopard Shark Triakis semifasciata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

A lot of 5-6 footers swimming around on the bottom at ~10 feet (fortunate, as the visibility was right around 10 feet.

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No photos or sounds

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Sunning on the rocks at the edge, and frolicking in the water with snorkelers.

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No photos or sounds

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Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

What looks like a small rookery up on the cliffs.

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Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) Thalasseus elegans

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 14, 2014 09:10 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw it get attacked by a peregrine falcon and fall into the ocean. Washed up alive on shore a few minutes later.

see obs: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/875880

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American Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus ssp. anatum

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 14, 2014 09:02 AM PDT

Description

Saw it dive on a tern, fall with it in it's talons, drop it into the ocean then leave it to perch on a cliff

see obs: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/875881

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Great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 03:57 PM PDT

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Orange-throated Race-runner Aspidoscelis hyperythra

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 02:29 PM PDT

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 03:42 PM PDT

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California Gnatcatcher Polioptila californica

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

Description

two birds were chasing each other through the scrub, making buzzing sounds during the chase

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Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

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Silver Garden Spider Argiope argentata

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

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Common Raven Corvus corax

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 8, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

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What

chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 16, 2007

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What

California Buckwheat Eriogonum fasciculatum

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 16, 2007

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What

Weed's Mariposa lily Calochortus weedii var. weedii

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

California Brittlebush Encelia californica

Observer

rdm24

Date

May 16, 2007