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Coastal California Gnatcatcher Polioptila californica ssp. californica

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lstoneburner

Date

August 10, 2014 06:16 PM PDT

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White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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California Towhee Melozone crissalis

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Say's Phoebe Sayornis saya

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

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csavy

Date

October 19, 2013

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Italian Wall Lizard Podarcis sicula

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

July 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two lizards were spotted.
1. This one looks Italian Lizard yet the color is not bright green.
2. This is a small one.
- Ken Yanagida

Observation and photos by Ken Yanagida, sent to rascals@nhm.org.

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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ajferrara

Date

July 25, 2014 11:15 AM PDT

Description

A caterpillar found crawling over the trail in a shady area.

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Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts Order Orthoptera

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ajferrara

Date

July 25, 2014 11:15 AM PDT

Description

Found under a rock, with some old mud-dauber nests. About 2-3 mm long

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Skippers Family Hesperiidae

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ajferrara

Date

July 25, 2014 11:11 AM PDT

Description

A lone orange-brown skipper. Was not feeding, but came to a stop for several minutes on the Poison Oak.

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Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

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cspnl

Date

April 5, 2014 11:45 AM PDT

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ajferrara

Date

July 18, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

Description

Not totally sure of the species (Even though I should know it). Found growing on a hillside off the trail by a few yards.

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San Diego Gopher Snake Pituophis catenifer ssp. annectens

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ajferrara

Date

July 18, 2014 11:32 AM PDT

Description

Found in a little depression in the ground, initially well hidden under grass (and I returned it to it's hiding spot after nudging it out to see its head). It was cold, and slow to move and react.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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ajferrara

Date

July 18, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Description

Especially dark. It was a cool and cloudy morning, and this trail was fairly breezy and cool.

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Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

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ajferrara

Date

July 18, 2014 11:38 AM PDT

Description

A Lesser Goldfinch feeding of a small plant.

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sstorer

Date

July 17, 2014 10:24 AM PDT

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BCNH Nycticorax nycticorax

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cspnl

Date

April 28, 2014 11:04 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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BCNH Nycticorax nycticorax

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cspnl

Date

August 21, 2013 12:32 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

with slider turtle, DOGO and DODU

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BCNH Nycticorax nycticorax

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cspnl

Date

May 17, 2009 03:08 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

adult

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Western Side-Blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

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tesla29

Date

July 15, 2014 01:16 PM PDT

Description

Saw many of these in Pv

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Phrynosomatid lizards Family Phrynosomatidae

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tesla29

Date

July 15, 2014 01:22 PM PDT

Description

Just a western that I spotted in Pv. It was one of many.

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Say's Stink Bug Chlorochroa sayi

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lorettarose

Date

July 14, 2014 04:54 PM PDT

Description

On a stucco wall.

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Vivid Dancer Argia vivida

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ajferrara

Date

July 11, 2014 10:39 AM PDT

Description

I saw several of these out that day. This one landed on the ground, and allowed me to get close enough to get some fairly decent photographs.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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ajferrara

Date

July 11, 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Description

Yet another Western Fence Lizard I spotted. One of many under a willow tree.

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Whites Genus Pieris

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ajferrara

Date

July 11, 2014 10:53 AM PDT

Description

One of several out that day. Please correct me if I'm wrong on the ID, lepidoptera aren't really my cup of tea.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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ajferrara

Date

July 11, 2014 10:54 AM PDT

Description

One of many in a small shaded area. This one found me very intimidating, and did pushups for about 30 seconds before finally running.

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Spotted Towhee Family Emberizidae

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ajferrara

Date

July 11, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Description

The Oregon form. Not a fantastic picture, but gets enough across for ID.