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syrphid flies (Syrphidae) Family Syrphidae

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surferjo22

Date

April 18, 2015 09:39 AM PDT

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Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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Common Loon Gavia immer

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Description

One in breeding plumage, the other not so much.

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Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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California Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis ssp. californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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Observer

cachris

Date

April 16, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

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Sterna elegans (Elegant Tern) Thalasseus elegans

Observer

jeffreyhaight

Date

August 4, 2014 09:07 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Group of approximately 40 individuals seen flying and diving for schooling bait fish offshore of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, south of the Santa Cruz Pier. Identified by plumage and call (adult and juvenile)

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 15, 2015

Place

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Purple Owl's Clover Castilleja exserta

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)
Insects

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Insect Class Insecta

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yosial

Date

April 15, 2015 01:07 PM PDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dahliamb

Date

April 13, 2015 06:38 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dahliamb

Date

April 13, 2015 06:35 PM PDT

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

dahliamb

Date

April 13, 2015 06:57 PM PDT

Description

West coast beaches are covered with these!

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Mason bees Genus Anthidium

Observer

gbentall

Date

April 12, 2015 01:11 PM PDT

Place

Aptos, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Hearty bee fly-like about the size of a typical bumblebee (~.5").

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gbentall

Date

April 12, 2015 01:09 PM PDT

Place

Aptos, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Laying eggs on Salvia?

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Alfalfa Looper Autographa californica

Observer

gbentall

Date

April 12, 2015 01:32 PM PDT

Place

Aptos, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

I'm going out on a limb proposing an ID since I'm fairly clueless with moths....but the forewing marking seems distinctive.

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California Buckeye Aesculus californica

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claricesorrel

Date

April 9, 2015 03:12 PM PDT

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surferjo22

Date

April 12, 2015 07:48 PM PDT

Place

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Description

About 7" crossing the trail in medicine Buddha

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jeanee

Date

April 11, 2015 06:38 PM PDT

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San Francisco popcornflower Plagiobothrys diffusus

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janinalarenas

Date

April 11, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

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jeanee

Date

April 11, 2015 01:27 PM PDT

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Point Reyes horkelia Horkelia marinensis

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fassio

Date

April 11, 2015 11:38 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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dolphins

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chrisince

Date

April 10, 2015 06:56 PM PDT

Description

Off the coast of Santa Cruz playing

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Sea Lions Family Otariidae

Observer

chrisince

Date

April 10, 2015 06:29 PM PDT

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cretan mallow Malva pseudolavatera

Observer

glennjoy

Date

April 10, 2015 01:15 PM HST

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yosial

Date

April 9, 2015 04:35 PM MDT

Description

Grey 1" hundreds

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Observer

yosial

Date

April 9, 2015 04:31 PM MDT

Description

Red dots 12 and more

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What

Wasp like

Observer

yosial

Date

April 9, 2015 04:29 PM MDT