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Black-bellied Slender Salamander Batrachoseps nigriventris

Observer

rkharwood

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Black-bellied Slender Salamander, Botrachoseps nigriventris, observed at 7:18 am, after early morning rain, on asphalt road.

This is the third time a Slender Salamander was observed after a rain on this road, over the last 6 six years.

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Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

celticbere

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

Observed several groups of Giant Kelp washed up on shore, and many more groups about in the water in large clusters. Some groups appeared to be attached to floor, while others looked like they were afloat.

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Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger

Observer

kathrynmchristie

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

Squirrel in tree

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Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

johnnymoro

Date

March 1, 2015 01:52 PM PST

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Observer

willyrox05

Date

February 26, 2015 03:15 PM PST

Description

White worm snail shells

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California Brittlebush Encelia californica

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 25, 2015 05:03 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Arroyo Lupine Lupinus succulentus

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 25, 2015 05:16 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California phacelia Phacelia californica

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 25, 2015 05:02 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California sagebrush Artemisia californica

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 25, 2015 05:24 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Blue Dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 25, 2015 05:12 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius

Observer

rkharwood

Date

February 22, 2015

Description

A Varied Thrush joined a dozen American Robins in a Coastal Redwood on our property this afternoon. (No photos, unfortunately).

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Angel's Wing Cactus Opuntia lindheimeri var. linguiformis

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 09:31 AM PST

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Maguey Agave horrida

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 09:27 AM PST

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Shaw's Agave Agave shawii

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 09:30 AM PST

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Desert Agave Agave deserti

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 09:30 AM PST

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Parry's agave Agave parryi

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 09:30 AM PST

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Peach Prunus persica

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 10:36 AM PST

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Sausage tree Kigelia africana

Observer

vireo1929

Date

February 22, 2015 10:32 AM PST

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Observer

elainemay

Date

February 21, 2015 04:58 AM PST

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Observer

elainemay

Date

February 21, 2015 05:26 AM PST

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Cabbage white butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

bbryan

Date

February 21, 2015

Description

Abundant. Photos of a female (2 spots per fore-wing) and a male (1 spot)

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Allen's Hummingbird Selasphorus sasin

Observer

bbryan

Date

February 21, 2015 10:00 AM HST

Description

1 male by HQ, 2 males along trail.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

bbryan

Date

the past

Description

1 soaring with the ravens and cruising for food.

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No photos or sounds

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

bbryan

Date

the past

Description

1 male

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No photos or sounds

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Common Raven Corvus corax

Observer

bbryan

Date

the past

Description

4 soaring overhead with Red-tailed Hawk.

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No photos or sounds

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

bbryan

Date

the past

Description

2 seen, others heard

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No photos or sounds

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Nuttall's White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys ssp. nuttalli

Observer

bbryan

Date

the past

Description

5

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Man-roots Genus Marah

Observer

anitariz

Date

February 21, 2015 11:32 AM PST

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Coastal California Gnatcatcher Polioptila californica ssp. californica

Observer

rkharwood

Date

February 20, 2015

Description

Just North of the Terranea Resort on the trail that leads away from Nelson's Restaurant at 2:30 PM, a pair of California Gnatcatchers, Polioptila sp., were observed*. One was perched on top of a bush and making calls and the other came out and chased the calling bird and they disappeared into the bushes together.
* Observed by Jeff Manker and Deanna Harwood and reported to me.

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Observer

johnnymoro

Date

February 18, 2015 12:03 PM PST

Description

Why does this happen to the tree? Has anybody ever seen this? I see it in more than one place