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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

"A dead crow outside Sony Studios in Culver City. This is an Instagram photo from my Instagram: http://instagram.com/irelandprez "
- Erin Perez

Observation and photo by Erin Perez, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata

Observer

ianbernstein

Date

January 25, 2015 01:07 PM PST

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Toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia

Observer

daydream

Date

January 22, 2015 10:00 AM PST

Description

Ballona Discovery Park

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Observer

kweiner

Date

January 22, 2015 08:13 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On California Sagebrush. There were several of these on the same plant.

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Guava tree

Observer

briseidavargas

Date

January 19, 2015 03:08 PM PST

Description

They normally grow up to 33 feet with branches spreading out. But in California they grow up to 10-12 feet. They also need a lot of sun where they are placed at.

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Palm tress

Observer

briseidavargas

Date

January 19, 2015 03:07 PM PST

Description

The scientific name for a palm tree is Arecaceae. Usually are used as flowering plants. They also have large evergreen leaves that would look either feather or fan leaves.

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Lemon tree

Observer

briseidavargas

Date

January 19, 2015 03:07 PM PST

Description

Lemon trees are slightly acidic soil which is close about 5 to 5.5 pH. They grow up to 10-20 feet and have oily yellow skin that has a strong scent.

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American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 19, 2014

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Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 19, 2014

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 19, 2014

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 19, 2014

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sanderling Calidris alba

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:43 PM PST

Description

with American Avocet

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mew gull Larus canus

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 05:21 PM PST

Description

with Ring-billed Gulls

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Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:16 PM PST

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Common Loon Gavia immer

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:23 PM PST

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red-throated loon Gavia stellata

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:31 PM PST

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American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:43 PM PST

Description

with Sanderlings

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Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:47 PM PST

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ancient murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 03:51 PM PST

Description

Playa del Rey, California, 1.2.2015

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Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 04:24 PM PST

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Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 04:38 PM PST

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Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

bbunny

Date

January 2, 2015 05:21 PM PST

Description

with Mew Gulls

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

alexc88

Date

October 25, 2014

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Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri

Observer

alexc88

Date

March 2, 2014

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Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii

Observer

alexc88

Date

January 26, 2014

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Tropical Milkweed Asclepias curassavica

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

January 4, 2015

Description

"I took these three milkweed pictures on Sun., Jan. 4, in our front yard. The monarchs seem to like it." - Sally Palm

Observation and photos by Sally Palm.

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American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Observer

alexc88

Date

January 24, 2014

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Shore Crabs Family Grapsidae

Observer

alexc88

Date

August 10, 2014

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

Observer

alexc88

Date

August 10, 2014

Description

Not captive, just behind a fence. Large turtle - significantly larger than Red-eared Sliders seen in same pond.

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

john8

Date

January 10, 2015 10:47 AM PST

Description

Ballona Creek, with Mew Gulls and Marbled Godwits in front