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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

jolynnejones

Date

May 18, 2015

Description

HAWK-LIKE BIRD, HAVE SEEN HARRIERS IN THE AREA, BUT BECAUSE IT DID NOT FLY, WAS NOT SURE. SEEMS TO BE SOME WHITE ON BACK.

FIRST TIME TO SEE THIS BIRD ON THE ONE TREE IN THE AREA. IT IS USUALLY OCCUPIED BY BLACK-SHOULDERED KITES.

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SOUTHERN SEA OTTER Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

jolynnejones

Date

May 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

MOST FREQUENTLY OBSERVE THESE ANIMALS ON THE JETTY ROAD WETLANDS AREA OR IN THE WATER. THIS YOUNG MALE WAS RECENTLY DEAD. REPORTED HIM TO THE SOUTHERN SEA OTTER PROJECT THAT CAME AND PICKED HIM UP. AUTOPSIES ARE DONE ON ALL SEA OTTERS THAT THEY FIND. THERE WAS A LARGER DEAD SEA OTTER SOUTH OF THIS ONE ON THE BEACH.

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SURF SCOTER Melanitta perspicillata

Observer

jolynnejones

Date

May 18, 2015

Description

DISTINCTIVE ORANGE AND WHITE ON BEAK AND FACE, WHITE SPOT ON BACK OF HEAD, PREDOMINANTLY BLACK

MEDIUM SIZE DIVING DUCK

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biosam

Date

May 24, 2015 03:17 PM PDT

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White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Brush Rabbit Sylvilagus bachmani

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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American Avocet Recurvirostra americana

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 24, 2015

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

jolynnejones

Date

May 18, 2015

Description

small sparrow with melodious voice

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Japanese mud snail Batillaria attramentaria

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

Description

Gradually replacing the native CA horn snail, Cerithideopsis californica in Elkhorn Slough

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Long-beaked Common Dolphin Delphinus capensis

Observer

nlaroche

Date

May 22, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

nlaroche

Date

May 22, 2015 11:55 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Beach Suncup Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:09 AM PDT

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salt marsh dodder Cuscuta salina

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:56 AM PDT

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Oregon gumplant Grindelia stricta

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:54 AM PDT

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beach morning-glory Calystegia soldanella

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:09 AM PDT

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beach wormwood Artemisia pycnocephala

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 10:36 AM PDT

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Pickleweed Genus Salicornia

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

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alkali seaheath Frankenia salina

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:14 AM PDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:01 AM PDT

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Striped shore crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 12:24 PM PDT

Description

1000s of these scrambling over the mud at low tide.

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anise swallowtail Papilio zelicaon

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

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American avocet Recurvirostra americana

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:50 AM PDT

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long billed curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:48 AM PDT

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White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:14 AM PDT

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

gbentall

Date

May 22, 2015 11:44 AM PDT