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California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

Observer

redhat

Date

February 16, 2015

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Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

redhat

Date

February 16, 2015

Description

At a parking lot on Cabrillo HWY, north of Gorda

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Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

Observer

redhat

Date

February 16, 2015

Description

At a parking lot on Cabrillo HWY, north of Gorda

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

rjadams55

Date

March 17, 2013

Description

These checkspots were common among the roadside flowers in the bluffs above the southern Big Sur Coast. It was identified to species level by location, completely orange antennae, and by the white spots on its abdomen.

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Pacific Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum

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rmedina

Date

August 20, 2013 03:19 AM EDT

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Coulter pine Pinus coulteri

Observer

rmedina

Date

August 20, 2013 08:08 PM EDT

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American Painted Lady Vanessa virginiensis

Observer

matty

Date

July 10, 2015 04:30 PM PDT

Place

Big Sur (Google, OSM)

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Bramble Green Hairstreak Callophrys dumetorum

Observer

rjadams55

Date

March 17, 2013

Description

These small butterflies were fairly common in the chaparral and grassy bluffs along the southern Big Sur coast.

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Gray Bird Grasshopper Schistocerca nitens

Observer

rjadams55

Date

March 17, 2013

Description

This large species can be recognized by the pale stripe at the base of the pronotum.

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Sea Figs Genus Carpobrotus

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daveireland

Date

February 13, 2015 02:22 PM EST

Description

Along top of cliffs near Big Sur CA

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

daveireland

Date

February 13, 2015 12:33 PM EST

Description

Found near Big Sur - quite common around grounds of campsite

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Purple Owl's Clover Castilleja exserta

Observer

brodiemaxa

Date

February 25, 2015 02:34 PM PST

Description

Growing in open grassy slopes on the west side of the Santa Lucia Range with Lupinus sp. and Eschscholzia californica.

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Goose Barnacle Pollicipes polymerus

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janinalarenas

Date

April 26, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

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Seep Monkeyflower Mimulus guttatus

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kwillott

Date

April 26, 2015

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Spider Mites Family Tetranychidae

Observer

abr

Date

April 4, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

Place

Gorda, CA (Google, OSM)

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Oregon Bitterroot Lewisia rediviva

Observer

abr

Date

April 4, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

Place

Gorda, CA (Google, OSM)

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blue dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

Observer

christophe

Date

April 4, 2015 05:20 PM PDT

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baby-blue-eyes Nemophila menziesii

Observer

christophe

Date

April 4, 2015 05:17 PM PDT

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leptonia

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Seen while snorkeling in the channel between the two seastack islands.

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leptonia

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Only one specimen found

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hedge nettles Genus Stachys

Observer

benjifriedman

Date

February 16, 2015 10:40 AM PST

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

February 11, 2015 01:07 PM PST

Description

Nearly every rocky outcrop on this west-facing slope had a fence lizard.

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Coffee bean trivia Pseudopusula californiana

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. 10mm length.

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mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Chan's Dorid Hallaxa chani

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

16mm total length. Found in rocky intertidal. Specimen now at CASIZ 181310.

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Chan's Dorid Hallaxa chani

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 6, 2009

Description

~28mm total length. Found in rocky intertidal.

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Dark-spot Cadlina Cadlina sparsa

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

27mm total length. Found in rocky intertidal.

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Dark-spot Cadlina Cadlina sparsa

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

23mm total length. Found in rocky intertidal.

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Dark-spot Cadlina Cadlina sparsa

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 27, 2009

Description

24mm total length. Found in rocky intertidal. Specimen now at CASIZ 181308

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Dark-spot Cadlina Cadlina sparsa

Observer

mcduck

Date

December 12, 2008

Description

27mm total length. Found by Jeff Goddard.