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What

Live Oak Apple Gall Wasp Callirhytis quercuspomiformis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:50 AM PDT

Description

The second photo shows an acorn and leaves to make sure I've got the right oak.

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What

Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:02 AM PDT

Description

Near Pipestem Clematis - same thing, just going to seed pods?

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What

Western Star Flower Trientalis latifolia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:31 AM PDT

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What

Pipestem Clematis Clematis lasiantha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:41 AM PDT

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What

Crimson Columbine Aquilegia formosa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:23 AM PDT

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Star-flowered False Solomon's Seal Maianthemum stellatum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:20 AM PDT

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hillside woodland star Lithophragma heterophyllum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:18 AM PDT

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Bluets Genus Enallagma

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:13 AM PDT

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Spot-winged Glider Pantala hymenaea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:11 AM PDT

Description

Note wide hind wings and small round dark basal spot. Hilltopping; not at pond.

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What

Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Description

About 3/4" long.

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

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Pale Swallowtail Papilio eurymedon

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:25 AM PDT

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Propertius Duskywing Erynnis propertius

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:01 AM PDT

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Variable Checkerspot Euphydryas chalcedona

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:44 AM PDT

Description

On pipestem clematis.

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Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:37 AM PDT

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Bramble Green Hairstreak Callophrys dumetorum

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:12 AM PDT

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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:51 AM PDT

Description

On tall flowering Arctostaphylos sp.

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What

Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:49 AM PDT

Description

On tall flowering Arctostaphylos sp.

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What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:30 AM PDT

Description

Breeding colors; red tongue. About 3" long. In burrow between coyote bush. Never came out far enough to show its tail. ID as per: http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/p.s.skiltonianus.html

Photos / Sounds

What

Skilton's Skink Plestiodon skiltonianus ssp. skiltonianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:35 AM PDT

Description

About 3" long. Blue tail barely visible. Under poison oak; no burrow visible. ID as per: http://www.californiaherps.com/lizards/pages/p.s.skiltonianus.html

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What

Merriam's Chipmunk Tamias merriami

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:58 AM PDT

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 09:00 AM PDT

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What

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:48 AM PDT

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Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 08:19 AM PDT

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What

Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 25, 2015 07:51 AM PDT

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Giant Wakerobin Trillium chloropetalum

Observer

rappman

Date

March 24, 2015 12:54 PM PDT

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Shepherd's-needle Scandix pecten-veneris

Observer

rappman

Date

March 24, 2015 01:12 PM PDT

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California saxifrage Micranthes californica

Observer

rappman

Date

March 24, 2015 12:06 PM PDT

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What

Nut and Acorn Weevils Genus Curculio

Observer

kschnei

Date

March 24, 2015 12:02 PM PDT

Description

Curculio sp. weevil (Curculionidae), Foothills Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California - 24 March 2015. Beat from oak tree onto beat sheet, photographed and then released.