There are these little bumps on the underside of these leaves that I found... I want to say that they are exoskeletons of dead aphids, but I'm not sure.
"Found this lizard in my entry hall on Feb. 14, 2015. (The door had been open all week with workman coming and going.) My cat evidently found the lizard first, as it was minus its tail. I later found the tail and tossed it. Was able to pick up the lizard and photograph it. It was then released into my back yard."
- Ann Cantrell
Observation and photos by Ann Cantrell, sent to email@example.com
I know that the other plant is slender leaf ice plant but the larger plant is the mystery.
Frogs calling near the UA Marketplace theater in Long Beach.
I made an audio recording on my phone, but I'm not sure how to upload it here.
However, I think this observation is notable because I don't think Long Beach hosts many other populations of native frogs! (In fact, I'm not aware of any....)
Sparrow-like but head feathers appear in bands side-to-side, not forward to back?
Found under rock less than 300 yrds from beach/ocean. Found under rock Sandy Salt Marsh area.
Habitat currently preserved.
Scratch the preserved part, a visit in 2011 reveled that the habitat this lizard was found in was DESTROYED to "restore" a portion of the wetlands area.
So frustrating to see this type of habitat management and "restoration" work.
Other individuals have been found in the reserve as well.