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Banana Slugs Genus Ariolimax

Observer

dawnwilliams

Date

April 24, 2015 11:22 AM PDT

Description

Found on woodland trail leading down to creek. Girl held it for over an hour showing it off.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

Observer

nelruzam

Date

April 29, 2015 09:22 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Duck-like Birds Order Anseriformes

Date

April 16, 2015

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Kale Brassica oleracea var. acephala

Date

April 28, 2015

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

April 29, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Northern California Black Walnut Juglans hindsii

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

Biggest one I've seen, at about 16" long. :)

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Blow Wives Achyrachaena mollis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Longhorn seablush Plectritis macrocera

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Indian pink Silene laciniata var. californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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false babystars Leptosiphon androsaceus

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Northern Checkerspot Chlosyne palla

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

First time seeing one, so hope I got the right ID. So beautiful!

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slender clarkia Clarkia gracilis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

Many Western Fence Lizards sunning today. Most creative sunning spot was this one. :)

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Sierran Percopid Gnophaela latipennis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

Park was thick with them on the wing, this sunny day.

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California milkwort Polygala californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

Lots of them blooming in the woods now.

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Sierran Percopid Gnophaela latipennis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

5 individuals - 2 mating pair + 1 single on some of the first Buckeye blooms in park.

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Northern Cloudywing Thorybes pylades

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Woodland madia Anisocarpus madioides

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Duskywings Genus Erynnis

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 26, 2015

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Barn Owl Tyto alba

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This old dairy barn's owl box has been used for many years by Barn owls. This year I saw these three owlets in it & a parent flew out as I peeked in. Also pictured is a recently deceased owl just outside the barn. Am guessing it was a 4th owlet who was preyed on.

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Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Singing male

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Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

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California Sister Adelpha californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

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Wren Family Troglodytidae

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Maybe Bewicks (I think I see an eyestripe)? Singing male.