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Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 17, 2014

Description

Pair with Canada Geese grazing on grass in ball field. This is a different pair than previously reported. Note the lack of the neck ring.

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Small flock hugging the reeds. Best seen from the west side of the natural pond.

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Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus

Observer

rhislop

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

I observed a Hermit Thrush taking a bath by himself in my backyard birdbath in Concord, California

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Praying Mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

rhislop

Date

November 14, 2014

Description

A large green Praying Mantis in my backyard in Concord, CA

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

tlim

Date

July 19, 2014 12:59 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea

Observer

tlim

Date

July 19, 2014 12:58 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Western scrub jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

tlim

Date

July 19, 2014 12:48 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Lesser goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Observer

tlim

Date

July 19, 2014 12:45 PM PDT

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Dyeball Pisolithus arhizus

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 28, 2014 11:01 AM PDT

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

November 1, 2014 04:36 PM PDT

Description

Along Ygnacio Canal .

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California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

mulan

Date

October 24, 2014 03:55 PM PDT

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

pmdenn

Date

November 4, 2014 01:51 PM PST
Fungi

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fungus Kingdom Fungi

Observer

pmdenn

Date

November 4, 2014 12:40 PM PST

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Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii

Observer

hfabian

Date

the past

Description

A pair in mixed flock with Canada Geese. Found on island as well as baseball field.

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Western Pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There is small population here. the majority of the turtles are Red-eared Sliders.

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Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Found near south and west sides of natural pond

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Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Feeding on berries

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Nuttall's Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Feeding on berries.

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Tropical Kingbird Tyrannus melancholicus

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Seen on southeastern end of natural pond and near parking lot.

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kevinhintsa

Date

November 1, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

Description

A small colony found along Ygnacio Canal . An uncommon plant in the East Bay with this being one of few records locally away from the delta . A new plant for me . Surprising find for a city park . Note square stem , opposite leaves that are toothed , fruit in leaf axils .

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linghe

Date

October 19, 2014 10:09 AM PDT

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damontighe

Date

October 28, 2014 11:01 AM PDT

Description

Fruiting 5 feet from base of oak tree

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 8, 2010 12:56 PM PDT

Description

Uncommon at Mount Diablo . Found where Blue Oak woodland meets grassland .

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Shelton's Violet Viola sheltonii

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 3, 2007 05:08 PM PDT

Description

This population was quickly declining when I took this photo 7 years ago . I only saw it bloom once or twice in the 7 to 10 years that I checked . Currently choked by Poison Oak .

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kevinhintsa

Date

April 4, 2009 04:16 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Growing on serpentine soil . Note the purple-dotted stem separates this from Layia platyglossa .

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lace lip fern Cheilanthes gracillima

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

February 12, 2011 03:15 PM PST

Description

From past files . On a chert outcrop .

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Van Houtte's columbine Aquilegia eximia

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

June 3, 2009 03:34 PM PDT

Description

From past files . Plant very sticky to the touch ( in fact it stuck to itself while I took this photo ) .

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 11, 2014 01:21 PM PDT

Description

Looks like something in Rhamnaceae perhaps . Does not appear to be something ordinary or native .

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 06:11 PM PDT

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Western Toad Anaxyrus boreas

Observer

eddiebug

Date

October 5, 2014 07:51 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)