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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

redhat

Date

February 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Off Soberanes Point

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At least a dozen whales were feeding in the late afternoon in and around Cypress Cove. All of these photos were taken from shore!

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 27, 2015 11:35 AM EDT

Description

Spanish Bay Beach, Asilomar
Monterey County, CA
27 July 2015

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

matty

Date

August 25, 2015 11:03 AM PDT

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Willet Tringa semipalmata

Observer

matty

Date

August 25, 2015 10:47 AM PDT

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Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala

Observer

matty

Date

August 25, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

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Alligator Lizards Genus Elgaria

Observer

matty

Date

August 22, 2015 07:33 PM PDT

Description

Tiny juvenile

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Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus

Observer

dpom

Date

August 21, 2015 12:05 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

csavy

Date

October 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Hopkin's Rose Okenia rosacea

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 24mm length.

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Three-lined Aeolid Flabellina trilineata

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 15mm length.

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Monterey Dorid Doris montereyensis

Observer

mcduck

Date

March 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 13mm length.

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Modest Cadlina Cadlina modesta

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal, 18mm length.

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Yellow-spotted Cadlina Cadlina flavomaculata

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 16mm length.

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mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 19mm & 22mm length.

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Red Aldissa Aldisa sanguinea

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 17, 2015

Description

Found in rocky intertidal; 26mm length.

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Spotted Dorid Triopha maculata

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on drift kelp, 5mm length.

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on drift kelp; 12mm length.

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Three-lined Aeolid Flabellina trilineata

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on drift kelp; 12mm length

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Green Balloon Aeolid Eubranchus rupium

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on drift kelp; 3mm length. At first I assumed this is E. rustyus, but once I looked at the photos & noticed the white dots, I decided it is likely E. rupium.

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Monterey Dorid Doris montereyensis

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

23mm length.

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Branched Dendronotus Dendronotus venustus

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on drift kelp; 11mm length.

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Steinberg's Corambe Corambe steinbergae

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 5, 2015

Description

Found on Membranipora on drift kelp; 4mm length.

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Rough Limpet Lottia scabra

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 8, 2015

Description

These limpets were common in the upper intertidal zone at Point Pinos.

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Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 8, 2015

Description

Massive swarms of seaweed flies were covering the wracks of kelp on the beach. These individuals were identified (out of the five described California species) by their large size, overall coloration, and the row of conspicuous spines along the costal margin of the wings.

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Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 8, 2015

Description

Massive swarms of seaweed flies were covering the wracks of kelp on the beach. These individuals were identified (out of the five described California species) by their small size, overall color pattern, and rufous-tinged tibiae.

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Red Aldissa Aldisa sanguinea

Observer

mcduck

Date

October 8, 2010

Description

20mm length, found in rocky intertidal.

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California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

davidavilasilva

Date

August 15, 2015

Place

carmel, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

About 2 pounds, 18 inches long.

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Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 8, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I estimated the flock of Elegant Terns at this spot to be around 650 birds. A complete checklist of birds seen at this spot can be found here:

ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24551945

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 8, 2015

Description

This is an adult molting into its winter plumage. A complete checklist of birds seen at this spot can be found here:

ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist?subID=S24551945