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What

California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

Observer

brucerogers

Date

August 27, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single adult, approximately 27 cm long. Body slim, not too chunky. Upper body color dark brown with copper-colored, irregular network of splotches. Fully eyed and actively moving from lights.

Located approximately 240 m inside entrance of disused tunnel under an abandoned marble quarry in access-controlled private conservation tract near Davenport, CA. Elevation approximately 128 m.

Floor of tunnel has perennial stream with discharge varying from approximately 3 l/sec. autumn low flow to El Nino flood flows of approximately 2700 l/sec.

Salamander was in shallow pool with rotting redwood mine timbers and large volume of iron bacteria mats as well as root mats of douglas fir(?) growing down through soil-clogged solution passages approximately 20-30 m below quarry floor. Temperature approximately 13.3°C.

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Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Common Madia Madia elegans

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 23, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

andym

Date

August 8, 2014 03:25 PM PDT

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Description

Found while cleaning Brassica seed

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Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

andym

Date

August 3, 2014 02:06 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On Zinnia

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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joaaelst

Date

August 4, 2014 11:07 AM PDT

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Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus

Observer

miroungazalophus

Date

August 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

The mega-flock that has been hanging around near shore for the last month.

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samhogan

Date

August 1, 2014 10:39 AM PDT

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Western Box Elder Bug Boisea rubrolineata

Observer

dhanu

Date

July 28, 2014 04:10 PM PDT

Description

Many mating pairs of the bug on a rock. The insect has brown wings with bright red body which is hidden under the wings. The red color is visible when the insect is flying. The matings lasted more than 12 min.

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Observer

cbauer

Date

August 17, 2013

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wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

cbauer

Date

August 17, 2013

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Stout's Hardwood Borer Polycaon stoutii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Redwood Sequoia sempervirens

Observer

dominic

Date

July 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

If you have been to Santa Cruz, you know what I'm talking about.

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San Francisco Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea ssp. coerulea

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Coast Range Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis ssp. bocourtii

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 23, 2011

Description

Common on tree trunks

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

Occasional on bases of oak trees

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

Common on tree trunks

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

Common on oaks

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

Common on Oaks

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

Growing on Douglas Fir

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Observer

bcarter

Date

June 22, 2011

Description

On Madrone bark

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Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 9, 2014

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 9, 2014