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Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta

Observer

dpom

Date

March 28, 2015 05:08 PM PDT

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California Quail Callipepla californica

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dpom

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March 28, 2015 06:06 PM PDT

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Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Observer

dpom

Date

March 28, 2015 06:06 PM PDT

Description

Crazy early breeding activity for here. Adult junco with large insect returning to nest.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

dpom

Date

March 28, 2015 06:06 PM PDT

Description

Male hooting to female on nest across the eucalyptus grove just before dusk. You can see his inflated throat as he is hooting.

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

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dpom

Date

March 28, 2015 05:43 PM PDT

Description

Female incubating eggs on nest. The barest minimum of a nest, set in between the base of a split eucalyptus treee.

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Borage Borago officinalis

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 03:35 PM PDT

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Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 03:25 PM PDT

Description

Grassy hillside.

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Conifers Order Pinales

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:18 PM PDT

Description

Noble fir?

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Pine Family Family Pinaceae

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:20 PM PDT

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Douglas Iris Iris douglasiana

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:17 PM PDT

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:14 PM PDT

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rosy sandcrocus Romulea rosea

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:01 PM PDT

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sun cup Taraxia ovata

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

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Western Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium bellum

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anudibranchmom

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March 23, 2015 01:38 PM PDT

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Twinberry Lonicera involucrata

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

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giant vetch Vicia gigantea

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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Salmonberry Rubus spectabilis

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 11:46 AM PDT

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Giant Puffball Calvatia gigantea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 03:10 PM PDT

Description

Or perhaps other Calvatia? That's my shoe for scale.

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Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 01:38 PM PDT

Description

On blue-eyed grass.

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Bordered Plant Bug Largus californicus

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:02 PM PDT

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Western Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:57 PM PDT

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Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:46 PM PDT

Description

Grassy hilltop with some scattered conifers and brush.

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West Coast Lady Vanessa annabella

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:27 PM PDT

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Anise Swallowtail Papilio zelicaon

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 02:06 PM PDT

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 01:48 PM PDT

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Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:11 PM PDT

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:20 PM PDT

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:16 PM PDT

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Margined White Pieris marginalis

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anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

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Two-banded Checkered Skipper Pyrgus ruralis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

March 23, 2015 11:58 AM PDT

Description

See alternate photos for action shot of one of these guys jumping on a Margined White.