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What

Western Clothes Moth Tinea occidentella

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 7, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

20mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% match at DNA BOLD to Tinea occidentella. 2011GM-0376.

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One-eyed Sphinx Smerinthus cerisyi

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 16, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

75mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID confirmed by J.D. Roberts @ BugGuide & 100% match at BOLD to Smerinthus cerisyi. 2011GM-0176.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

September 23, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

29mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID by William H. Taft @ BugGuide & & 100% DNA match at BOLD to Pennisetia marginata. 2009GM-0173.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 17, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

10mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Bryotropha sp. 2011GM-0572.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

September 23, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

13.6mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide. 2012GM-0293.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 4, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

10.7mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID by Maury J. Heiman @ BugGuide. 2012GM-0467.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 12, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

18mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Anstenoptilia marmarodactyla. 2011GM-0525.

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What

Gorse Tip Moth Agonopterix nervosa

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 14, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

20mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Agonopterix nervosa. 2011GM-0541.

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common goldeneye Bucephala clangula

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:52 PM PST

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Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:36 PM PST

Description

I think all the duck in this pic are pintails

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horned grebe Podiceps auritus

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:21 PM PST

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Dowitchers Genus Limnodromus

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:47 PM PST

Description

leaning towards short-billed

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least sandpiper Calidris minutilla

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:45 PM PST

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long-billed curlew Numenius americanus

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:34 PM PST

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cinnamon teal Anas cyanoptera

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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blue-winged teal Anas discors

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 01:08 PM PST

Description

So excited to see this bird!

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Yellow-eyed Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. xanthoptica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Jerusalem Cricket Stenopelmatus fuscus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dunlin Calidris alpina

Observer

gbentall

Date

November 18, 2014 12:50 PM PST

Description

Dunlin? Are these possibly curlew sandpipers? Or stilt sandpipers? Legs seem dark, bill decidedly downturned. Is there a more common alternative for the location?

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What

Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 24, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

27mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Pseudorthodes puerilis. 2011GM-0688.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 31, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

31.9mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% DNA match at BOLD to Protorthodes rufula. 2012GM-0181.

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What

Bilobed Looper Megalographa biloba

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 19, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

37mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
ID by Robert Lord Zimlich @ BugGuide & 100% DNA match at BOLD to Megalographa biloba. 2011GM-0599.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 27, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

28mm wingspan spread. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).
100% match at BOLD to Lacinipolia cuneata. 2011GM-0268.

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

paloma

Date

November 10, 2014 10:54 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

peggyschaeffer

Date

November 11, 2014 04:16 PM PST

Description

Alone on the high tide mark, seemed to be looking out to sea as if searching for someone!

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What

Southern Sea Otter Enhydra lutris ssp. nereis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Appeared to be attempting mating...with a juvenile Harbor Seal. The seal eventually slipped the otter's grasp.

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)