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What

Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. helleri

Observer

escout

Date

August 30, 2015

Description

About 1 meter long, sunning on trail in morning. Conqueror Trail in Forestal Reserve, near start of Portuguese Bend Reserve.

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What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

August 26, 2015 12:46 PM PDT

Description

Adult Sceloporus occidentalis found at Silver Spur elementary school.

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What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

August 26, 2015 12:25 PM PDT

Description

Baby Western Fence Lizard found at Silver Spur elementary school.

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What

Southern Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 25, 2015 01:21 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This one has intact tail, was in the garden near parsley and nasturtiums.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

Observer

bertdaman

Date

August 22, 2015

Description

Giant kelp washed on to the rocks. Plentiful

Giant kelp at the dive site. Consistent healthy looking (no decay), at water temp of 67.
Plenty of fresh new growth, thick around reefs, blocking sunlight.

Also saw single blade kelp growth, fedora all in good conditions.

Will return for research site and take pictures

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What

Leaf-footed Bugs Family Coreidae

Observer

cspnl

Date

August 19, 2015 03:30 PM PDT

Description

On same flax flower buds as observation when they were smaller.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Observer

rkharwood

Date

August 19, 2015

Description

Observed perched on cactus and foraging on the ground in the Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Reserve.

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What

Sheep Genus Ovis

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 18, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sandy Stilt-puffball Battarrea phalloides

Observer

johnnymoro

Date

April 24, 2015 01:27 PM PDT

Description

The cap was powdery

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What

California common scorpion Paruroctonus silvestrii

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 15, 2015 11:27 AM PDT

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What

California common scorpion Paruroctonus silvestrii

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 15, 2015 11:22 AM PDT

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What

San Bernardino Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus ssp. modestus

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 15, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

Description

Found DOR, probably hit this mourning. Ventral pattern transitioned to red 1/3 way down the body. Very dull, but complete ring.

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

natureinla

Date

August 13, 2015

Description

"A big speckled Sea Hare. As seen in every ocean aquatic touch tank around the country. Some think it as a sea slug. Amazing creature. Found on the beach under The Donalds Golf Club for the Sickly Rich."

- Doyle Harrison @niceislife

Observation and photo by Doyle Harrison, sent via Instagram, #bioblitzla

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What

California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

nice_is_life

Date

August 13, 2015 04:29 PM PDT

Description

Found this Brown Speckled Sea Hare in a tide pool. In an area that is inshore from a giant kelp forest.

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What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

August 13, 2015

Description

These Western Fence Lizards were found all over the Roadrunner Trail.

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What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

cadentaylor15

Date

August 13, 2015

Tags

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What

Euschistus stink bugs Genus Euschistus

Observer

cspnl

Date

July 30, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

Description

Stink bug?

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What

Torpedo Bug Siphanta acuta

Observer

cspnl

Date

July 30, 2015 08:00 AM PDT

Description

Found on lime tree

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

natureinla

Date

December 29, 2014

Description

Observation and photo by Gaby Mishra, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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What

geraldton carnation weed Euphorbia terracina

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 5, 2015 09:43 AM PDT

Description

White milky substance excreted when broken.

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What

California Striped Racer Coluber lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

August 5, 2015 04:42 PM PDT

Description

3' 7", 17 mid body scales. Pinkish present on tail, color more of a charcoal than black.

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What

California common scorpion Paruroctonus silvestrii

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

July 29, 2015 12:38 PM PDT

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What

California common scorpion Paruroctonus silvestrii

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

July 29, 2015 12:42 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

California common scorpion Paruroctonus silvestrii

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

July 29, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

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What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

andrew_louros

Date

July 29, 2015 08:44 AM PDT

Description

Adult with regenerated tail.

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What

Large Gulls Genus Larus

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 01:47 PM PDT

Description

A western gull?

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19902614759 8f681a4961 s

What

Rock Pigeon Columba livia

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

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What

Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 02:06 PM PDT

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 02:16 PM PDT