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What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 23, 2015

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What

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 23, 2015

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What

California Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis ssp. californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 23, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 23, 2015

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What

Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 21, 2015

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What

California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 21, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Botta's Pocket Gopher Thomomys bottae

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 21, 2015

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What

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 21, 2015

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Square

Observer

andym

Date

April 13, 2015

Description

An immaculate specimen (ie. unmarked elytra), found on my arm after an afternoon in the garden. ~4mm length.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Point Reyes horkelia Horkelia marinensis

Observer

gingerwojo

Date

April 11, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Coastal prairie habitat surrounded by mixed redwood stands.

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Square

What

Beach evening-primrose Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia ssp. cheiranthifolia

Observer

kwillott

Date

April 10, 2015

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What

Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 18, 2015

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What

Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Loon Gavia immer

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Description

One in breeding plumage, the other not so much.

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What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

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What

California Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis ssp. californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

cachris

Date

April 16, 2015 11:59 AM PDT

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What

Western Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana ssp. elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Purple Owl's Clover Castilleja exserta

Observer

jmaughn

Date

April 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dahliamb

Date

April 13, 2015 06:38 PM PDT

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Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dahliamb

Date

April 13, 2015 06:35 PM PDT

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Square

What

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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Square

What

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").

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gbentall

Date

April 12, 2015 01:09 PM PDT

Place

Aptos, ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Laying eggs on Salvia?

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Square

What

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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Square

What

California Buckeye Aesculus californica

Observer

claricesorrel

Date

April 9, 2015 03:12 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

jeanee

Date

April 11, 2015 06:38 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

San Francisco popcornflower Plagiobothrys diffusus

Observer

janinalarenas

Date

April 11, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)