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What

Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 09:30 AM PDT

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What

grasshopper sparrow Ammodramus savannarum

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 09:42 AM PDT

Description

singing male who gave me some good looks and buzzy songs in the grassy meadows of Mount Burdell Open Space Preserve.

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What

Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 10:10 AM PDT

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What

western fence lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 10:28 AM PDT

Description

presumably mates - definitely friendly

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What

House Wren Troglodytes aedon

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 11:32 AM PDT

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What

Wolf Spiders Family Lycosidae

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 18, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Description

fairly large spider - about 1.5 - 2" long carrying babies on her back; walking across a dirt path in oak savannah habitat

Photos / Sounds

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What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

coffearobusta42

Date

April 17, 2014 04:19 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dgreenberger

Date

April 15, 2014

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What

California King Snake (Lampropeltis californiae) Lampropeltis californiae

Observer

lishka

Date

April 15, 2014 04:39 PM PDT

Description

2 mating at Shollenberger Marsh!

Photo taken by Brian Huse

Also observed by Karen Carlson, Marilyn Kihara, Deanne DiPietro, Megan Elrod, Julian Wood, Sherie Michaile, Dennis Jongsomjit, and Claire Peaslee

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What

Golden Buprestid Buprestis aurulenta

Observer

nealramus2

Date

April 12, 2014 02:44 PM PDT

Description

The beetle isn't dead, it just retracted it's limbs as a defense when I got to close. Found on the east facing side of a building in Petaluma, CA. Warm and sunny, clear sky.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

pkleeman

Date

April 10, 2014 09:40 AM PDT

Description

Found under trash can

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What

Common Lomatium Lomatium utriculatum

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 3, 2014 06:18 PM PDT

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What

Common Carrion Beetle Dermestes marmoratus

Observer

wildmarin

Date

April 3, 2014 06:16 PM PDT

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What

Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

Observer

steers

Date

March 28, 2014 01:03 PM PDT

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What

Gadwall Anas strepera

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Drake

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What

Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Drake

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What

Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

male

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What

Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

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Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Caught singing, the ritual of springtime.

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What

Blue-winged Teal Anas discors

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Drake

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Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

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What

Green-winged Teal Anas crecca

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Pair

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What

Cinnamon Teal Anas cyanoptera

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

Pair

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What

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 27, 2014

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What

Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 17, 2014 01:11 PM PDT

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What

Belted kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 17, 2014 12:26 PM PDT

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What

American pipit Anthus rubescens

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 17, 2014 12:11 PM PDT

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What

Brewer's blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 10, 2014 01:49 PM PDT

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What

Red-winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

March 10, 2014 01:41 PM PDT

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What

Marsh wren Cistothorus palustris

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

January 13, 2014 11:47 AM PST