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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

adrained

Date

September 21, 2014 07:10 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

These flies like this tree. At least 20 "roosting" in it.

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What

Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 20, 2014

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What

chamise Adenostoma fasciculatum

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

First time that I've noticed this plant on this side of the canyon.

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What

Brown Creeper Certhia americana

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 20, 2014

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What

Umber skipper Poanes melane

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 20, 2014

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What

Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

greenrosettas

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

The Friends of Leona Heights Park each year participates in the annual Coastal Clean Up by cleaning in and around Horseshoe Creek. There exists in the park an extensive graffiti wall that is always littered with used spray cans. This year I was the site coordinator for the event and after wrapping up I was doing a once over to make sure everything and everyone had been accounted for when I noticed this little guy. There are many cracks and crevices in the wall that the painters use and unfortunately for this little dude who calls those cracks and crevices home things don't bode so well. At first I thought it was a toy, but then I was astonished to see it scramble away from me when I went to pick it up. Not a pink elephant, but a pink blue belly, that's something you don't see everyday.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

t_manatus

Date

September 11, 2014 08:54 PM PDT

Description

In transition zone between salt marsh (Damon Marsh) and shore trail (Damon Marsh Trail)

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Square

Observer

pmdenn

Date

September 13, 2014 01:09 PM PDT

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Square

What

Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni

Observer

hfabian

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

In mixed flock; came in late.

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Square

What

Townsend's Warbler Setophaga townsendi

Observer

hfabian

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

In mixed flock.

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Square

What

Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens

Observer

hfabian

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

In mixed flock, predominately chickadees.

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Square

What

Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis

Observer

hfabian

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

In mixed flock.

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Square

What

Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

Observer

hfabian

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

Female

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No photos or sounds

What

Mussels Order Mytiloida

Observer

tiwane

Date

September 14, 2014 01:30 PM PDT

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What

Torpedo Bug Siphanta acuta

Observer

pmdenn

Date

September 6, 2014 08:01 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Jumped off Meyer lemon tree.

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What

Lady Fern Athyrium filix-femina

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

Description

At a forest seep .

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What

Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 12:32 PM PDT

Description

In heavy forest .

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What

coastal woodfern Dryopteris arguta

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Description

In shady woodland .

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What

Giant Chain Fern Woodwardia fimbriata

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 01:10 PM PDT

Description

At edge of a seep .

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What

Diablo Range Garter Snake Thamnophis atratus ssp. zaxanthus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 01:34 PM PDT

Description

Found in middle of trail in wooded section near a gully . A very young individual .

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What

California Matchweed Gutierrezia californica

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 01:52 PM PDT

Description

Growing on bluff .

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Square

What

California Fuchsia Epilobium canum

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 12:26 PM PDT

Description

Growing on slope .

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Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

Description

In grassy area , probably serpentine soil .

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What

Tiburon Buckwheat Eriogonum luteolum var. caninum

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 01:54 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In serpentine soil .

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Square

What

sticky western rosinweed Calycadenia multiglandulosa

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 13, 2014 11:53 AM PDT

Description

In serpentine soil , near end of bloom .

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Square

Observer

pmdenn

Date

September 7, 2014 03:04 PM PDT

Description

Small, no more than 1 inch.

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Square

What

Garden spider Argiope appensa

Observer

pmdenn

Date

September 12, 2014 08:00 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

lemmie

Date

September 6, 2014 02:48 PM PDT

Description

@ Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary

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What

Clover Genus Trifolium

Observer

kueda

Date

September 6, 2014 04:17 PM PDT

Description

Clovers still confuse me, non-native ones doubly sow. This was a very small, mat-forming species growing in the middle of the trail.

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What

Golden Hair-lichen Teloschistes flavicans

Observer

kueda

Date

September 6, 2014 03:24 PM PDT

Description

Interesting find by Liam. This is my first time seeing this lichen despite quite a bit of time staring into shrubs in the Oakland/Berkeley Hills. We found two individuals, one on poison oak and the other on coyotebush (I think, though it wasn't very leafy so maybe not), so it's certainly not common at this location. There were no apothecia on either, and you can see what I think are the soredia on the second pic here.

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