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Observer

mcduck

Date

June 21, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~11mm total length. Seen on yarrow in our yard. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Norm Woodley @ BugGuide.

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What

Halbmondschwebfliege Scaeva pyrastri

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 20, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~14mm total length. Came to black light. (live oak/chaparral habitat. ID by Gerard Pennards @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 29, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. Saw this fly on Argyanthemum in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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What

Bird Hover Fly Eupeodes volucris

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 8, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~10mm total length, ♀. Saw this fly on Euryops in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 20, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8mm length. ♂. Came to black light (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Matt Bertone @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

April 20, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~10mm total length. ♀. Came to black light. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Matt Bertone @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 3, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm length. Found this little fly on the lip of a large flower pot in our garden. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by John F. Carr @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 9, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~2mm length. Seen in our garden, on Argyranthemum frutescens. (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Matthias Buck @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 15, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~3mm length. Saw this guy on our potato plants, near the compost bin (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Ron Hemberger @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 15, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~18mm body length. Found this guy on our garage door jam. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Chen Young @ BugGuide.

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What

Giant Crane Fly Holorusia hespera

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 25, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

47mm length. Found this guy on our garage door, probably came in to the black light in the moth trap nearby. Biggest crane fly I can remember seeing. ID by Brady Richards @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 17, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm length. Small fly from our potato plants near compost bin (live oak/chaparral habitat). Genus ID by Matthias Buck @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 22, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~4mm length, ♂. Came to black light. Genus ID by John F. Carr @ BugGuide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

October 16, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~5mm length. Seen in our garden (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 28, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Least bittern Ixobrychus exilis

Observer

jenburge

Date

June 28, 2014 08:15 PM PDT

Description

In Struve slough, Watsonville

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What

White-faced Ibis Plegadis chihi

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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What

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014

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What

Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 23, 2014