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Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

matty

Date

July 6, 2015 02:38 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Pismo Clam Tivela stultorum

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 5, 2015 04:11 PM PDT

Description

Pretty and tiny specimen

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Square

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 5, 2015 03:40 PM PDT

Description

Hundreds of these green algae "tribbles" on the beach today. I am not entirely sure of the ID, since I am familiar with Cladophora more in a rocky intertidal context. Maybe it has used marine flotsam as a substrate?

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 5, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 1, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 28, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 28, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Stink Bugs, Shield Bugs, & Allies Superfamily Pentatomoidea

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Cabbage White Pieris rapae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias

Observer

sharksteward

Date

June 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Aptos lifeguards have observed via drone copter 15 White sharks aggregating around the Aptos Cement ship. Positive verification.

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Square

What

Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 05:09 AM PDT

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Square

What

Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 05:11 AM PDT

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Rough Keyhole Limpet Diodora aspera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 04:53 AM PDT

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Square

What

Three-lined Aeolid Flabellina trilineata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 05:00 AM PDT

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Square

What

Hilton's Aeolid Phidiana hiltoni

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 04:56 AM PDT

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What

Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 05:56 AM PDT

Description

The most common species at this small reef by far.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 19, 2015 06:03 AM PDT

Description

About 1.5" long.

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Square

What

Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Common Murre Uria aalge

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

ylicea

Date

April 26, 2015 03:39 PM PDT

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What

California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)