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Gulls Subfamily Larinae

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richardwasson

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July 29, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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richardwasson

Date

July 29, 2015

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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richardwasson

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July 29, 2015

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Common Loon Gavia immer

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richardwasson

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July 29, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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richardwasson

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July 29, 2015

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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richardwasson

Date

July 29, 2015

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Ocean Sunfish Mola mola

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richardwasson

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

This was one of 4 seen today. This guy was 4 or 5 feet across and must have weighted about 200 to 300 LBS.

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Common Loon Gavia immer

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dave-barry

Date

July 29, 2015

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Striped Shore Crab Pachygrapsus crassipes

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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File limpet Lottia limatula

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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dave-barry

Date

July 29, 2015

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seaside buckwheat Eriogonum latifolium

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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feather boa kelp Egregia menziesii

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

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dave-barry

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July 29, 2015

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

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mayumifm

Date

June 7, 2015 12:43 PM PDT

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Wrentit Chamaea fasciata

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dave-barry

Date

July 24, 2015

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Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii

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dave-barry

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July 24, 2015

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Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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dave-barry

Date

July 24, 2015

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Common Loon Gavia immer

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direbecca

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

I'm guessing this was a family (all five in 2nd photo).

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Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

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direbecca

Date

June 30, 2015

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Having a territorial disagreement.

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Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

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direbecca

Date

June 30, 2015

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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direbecca

Date

June 30, 2015

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Description

Juvenile

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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direbecca

Date

June 30, 2015

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Gopher Rockfish Sebastes carnatus

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richardwasson

Date

July 19, 2015

Description

Released once picture taken.

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bjoelle

Date

July 16, 2015 12:05 PM PDT

Description

Growing in the sand from a dainty rosette, long leaf stems creep along the ground. Unopened flowers are curled up and deep orange. Opened, the flowers are paler yellow with four petals, eight stamen and one pistol.

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bjoelle

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July 16, 2015 12:09 PM PDT

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Pretty little succulent growing in the dunes.

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Twinberry Honeysuckle Lonicera involucrata

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bjoelle

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July 16, 2015 11:28 AM PDT

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coastal bluff morning-glory Calystegia purpurata ssp. saxicola

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rjadams55

Date

May 21, 2011

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Description

This plant is included in the CNPS list of rare and endangered plants. It was growing in the coastal grasslands along the Sonoma coast.