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Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

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icosahedron

Date

September 16, 2014 12:52 AM PDT

Description

This year I've seen 5 or 6 of these up here; this is as close as I've gotten with a camera...

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Thread-waisted Wasps Family Sphecidae

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icosahedron

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September 16, 2014 12:02 AM PDT

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Tachinids Family Tachinidae

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icosahedron

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September 16, 2014 12:01 AM PDT

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Red Cone Gall Wasp Andricus kingi

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dave-barry

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

On Valley Oak (Quercus lobata).

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Banded Garden Spider Argiope trifasciata

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dave-barry

Date

September 16, 2014

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Cross Orbweaver Araneus diadematus

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icosahedron

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August 28, 2014 11:55 AM PDT

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Spiders Order Araneae

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mytilludie

Date

September 14, 2014 03:26 PM PDT

Description

This spider likes to put her web right in the way of my face. After running into it 3 times, I think she's learning.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Description

Nest in an oak hollow.

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Cabbage White Pieris rapae

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 10:06 AM PDT

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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

Description

Young crows.

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California Ground Squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

Description

Lookin' oh so noble.

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:35 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:18 AM PDT

Description

Saw several tiny ones around the lake.

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Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta ssp. elegans

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 11:14 AM PDT

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Flame Skimmer Libellula saturata

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 11:12 AM PDT

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Common Green Darner Anax junius

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:10 AM PDT

Description

Did not want to land.

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:30 AM PDT

Description

4 immature swans preening, and a Canada Goose in the background. The two parent swans were nearby but I didn't get them in a photo. They have a nest at the other end of the lake.

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Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 10:50 AM PDT

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Woodland Skipper Ochlodes sylvanoides

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 10:37 AM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:31 AM PDT

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Domestic Swan Goose Anser cygnoides ssp. domesticus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Possibly some domestic greylag ancestry.

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Domestic Duck Anas platyrhynchos ssp. domesticus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:29 AM PDT

Description

Many different colors.

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:24 AM PDT

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Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens) Chen caerulescens

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:26 AM PDT

Description

Is this a Snow Goose? It certainly doesn't look like the domestic ones, but it doesn't have the "grin patch," either. Wish I'd got a side shot. There was only one of these.

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:19 AM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Description

Topside view. Tiny head is a giveaway.

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Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:17 AM PDT

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California Towhee Melozone crissalis

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sea-kangaroo

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September 12, 2014 10:17 AM PDT

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Western Grey Squirrel Sciurus griseus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 10:13 AM PDT

Description

I was surprised to find these in the park near the bathroom and parking lot.