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panicled willowherb Epilobium brachycarpum

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014 11:34 AM PDT

Description

At Mary Bowerman Trail in the burn zone of the September 2013 Morgan Fire .

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Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 20, 2014

Description

Lone bird flying a few yards north of the Mary Bowerman Trail at about 3800 feet or more in elevation .

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California Bay Umbellularia californica

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:49 PM PDT

Description

This rally looks like it's about to bloom.

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common woolly sunflower Eriophyllum lanatum

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:43 PM PDT

Description

His is the individual we had blooming in our camera stand pics (http://bit.ly/morganfire, #morganfire02).

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Mosses, Hornworts, and Liverworts Phylum Bryophyta

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:40 PM PDT

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Fishscale Lichens Genus Psora

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:37 PM PDT

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California Fuchsia Epilobium canum

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:36 PM PDT

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redwood keckiella Keckiella corymbosa

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:35 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:10 PM PDT

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Twig Gall Wasp Andricus spectabilis

Observer

kueda

Date

September 14, 2014 05:09 PM PDT

Description

On canyon live oak

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California Sister Adelpha californica

Observer

rhislop

Date

August 21, 2014

Description

I observed several California Sisters flitting amongst the Oaks along the North Peak Trail, Mt Diablo, CA.

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Observer

rhislop

Date

August 21, 2014

Description

A small day-flying moth, approx 1 in. wingspan, with light tan upper-wings, and the lower wings dark colored with a white wingbar (see attached pic). Need some help with identification. Thanks!

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Mormon Metalmark Apodemia mormo

Observer

rhislop

Date

August 21, 2014

Description

I found about 8-10 Mormon Metalmark butterflies at/or near the top of North Peak Rd, in Mt Diablo State Park. It was about 2:30PM.

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Common Ringlet Coenonympha tullia

Observer

taj

Date

August 8, 2014 10:44 AM PDT

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Tarantula Hawks Genus Pepsis

Observer

taj

Date

August 8, 2014 12:21 PM PDT

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Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 09:39 PM PDT

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Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 04:33 PM PDT

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Tarantulas Genus Aphonopelma

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 09:00 PM PDT

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California King Snake Lampropeltis californiae

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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Mournful Duskywing Erynnis tristis

Observer

taj

Date

August 7, 2014 12:46 PM PDT

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hollyleaf redberry Rhamnus ilicifolia

Observer

robberfly

Date

August 16, 2014 02:37 PM PDT

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Mormon Metalmark Apodemia mormo

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 03:52 PM PDT

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Thicket Hairstreak Callophrys spinetorum

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 03:55 PM PDT

Description

The day's prize, though I was quite happy with the metalmarks, too.

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Mournful Duskywing Erynnis tristis

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

Description

I think the white margin is just worn. Doesn't have hindwing spots of Propertius, too late for Pacuvius.

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Sagebrush Lizard Sceloporus graciosus

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 03:15 PM PDT

Description

Many thanks to Hank for alerting me to the presence of this species up there! I'm sure I never would have noticed they weren't fence lizards on my own.

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Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 02:56 PM PDT

Description

Of course the only ode I was able to photograph to my satisfaction was one I already knew.

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Oregon western rosinweed Calycadenia truncata

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 02:47 PM PDT

Description

One of my favorite late-season flowers.

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Disc Gall Wasp Andricus parmula

Observer

kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 02:36 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 02:35 PM PDT

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kueda

Date

August 16, 2014 02:31 PM PDT

Description

One of many, many darners patrolling the peaks and passes. There were also larger ones with green thoraxes that were probably Common Green Darners, and I suspect we also saw some saddlebags, but we were unable to catch any for decent photos.