Found in salt marsh area
Dead k rat on Serpentine trail in Calavera Preserve Carlsbad CA
7:23 AM. In marsh in San Luis Rey River.
10:24 AM. Basking on levee rip-rap.
10:00 AM. 75 degrees F. Feeding on Least Bell\'s Vireo nestlings.
It's hard to tell from the picture but I could hear it calling and later saw a few flying around over the cattails.
"I found a lizard at the San Luis Rey mission in Oceanside, CA on Sunday March 8th at 4:00pm !!!!"
- Nick Rotella
Observation and photo by Nick Rotella, sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:30 AM; air temperature 59 degrees F.Seen in low weeds in cleared area adjacent to dense riparian vegetation. Low wet area with abundant recently metamorphosed Pseudacris hypochondriaca. Fourth individual seen in four years of least Bell's vireo monitoring. Very low population density here.
Growing in irrigated landscaping.
Rare but annual vagrant to southern California.