Initially misidentified as a juvenile Little Blue Heron. Later observations and better photos of presumably the same bird by other birders confirmed that this individual was more than likely just a very pale juvenile Snowy.
On Narrow Leaf Milkweed in my front yard
It looks like a purple rolypoly.
Is it laying eggs?
Caught for UCLA course study
Found under coverboard during survey
Caught and immediately released specimen for UCLA course study
Retrieved from a turtle trapping net at the Ballona Wetlands Reserve during a field day for a UCLA ecology and herpetology field course. Specimen was saved for LA county museum collections.
Caught at Ballona Wetlands as part of UCLA field course. Weight was 1078 grams. Preserved for LANHM herpetology collection.
Did a full life-cycle web album of them growing on my back deck.
UCLA course trip involving surveying population of red-eared sliders. Female, fairly aggressive
The frog weighed 1078g.
"I saw this butterfly on some flowers by my neighbor's driveway as I was walking home one day last February." - Jody Reichel
This observation and photo were made by Jody Reichel and sent to email@example.com.
In lilac verbena plants in my front yard