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Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus

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mytilludie

Date

August 30, 2014 03:57 PM PDT

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Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii

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icosahedron

Date

August 24, 2014 12:39 AM PDT

Description

Sold widely as an excellent nectaring plant... I find that it demands a lot of water or it will promptly wither; and sadly, doesn't really seem so attractive to local butterflies. Perhaps others have had more luck.

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Spotted Tussock Moth Lophocampa maculata

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dave-barry

Date

August 21, 2014

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Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

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dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

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dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

Male

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Red-shafted Flicker Colaptes auratus ssp. cafer

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

female

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Anise Swallowtail Papilio zelicaon

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dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

Description

Torn & tattered.

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Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 16, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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icosahedron

Date

August 9, 2014 12:11 AM PDT
Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

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icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 11:29 AM PDT

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Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides) Lycaena helloides

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icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 12:03 AM PDT

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Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 11:17 AM PDT

Description

End of the trail for this brave little hairstreak? Seemed to be making some progress in getting loose.

On an adjacent branch, a flower spider. I didn't think these used webs; and I think that it was only being opportunistic as the butterfly blundered into the remnants of an old web.

I should have stayed to watch, but could not.

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Western Tiger Swallowtail Papilio rutulus

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icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 12:42 AM PDT

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Harlequin Bug Murgantia histrionica

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 12:49 AM PDT

Description

Eating the wild mustard.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

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icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

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Jimsonweeds Genus Datura

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dave-barry

Date

August 15, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

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California Dutchman's Pipe Aristolochia californica

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curiousgeorge61

Date

June 22, 2014

Description

I had not seen the fruit before and while I got a good shot of a leaf, I guess I forgot to take one of the flower.

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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Battus philenor

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curiousgeorge61

Date

June 22, 2014

Description

I went to the annul fund raiser and saw a bunch of great things.
The butterflies wouldn't stay still long enough to get even a bad pic.

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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dave-barry

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Still retaining one breeding plume.

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icosahedron

Date

August 9, 2014

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

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icosahedron

Date

August 3, 2014 03:12 PM PDT

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Western Tiger Swallowtail Papilio rutulus

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icosahedron

Date

August 6, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

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icosahedron

Date

August 6, 2014 03:22 PM PDT

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Sachem Atalopedes campestris

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icosahedron

Date

August 6, 2014 04:20 PM PDT

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lindsaydailey

Date

August 6, 2014 10:14 AM PDT

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Aquatic Garter Snake Thamnophis atratus

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dave-barry

Date

July 18, 2014

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moths Order Lepidoptera

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dave-barry

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

3/4 to an inch, wing tip to wing tip.

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Orchids Family Orchidaceae

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evelynch

Date

July 13, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

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Hawthorns Genus Crataegus

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evelynch

Date

July 13, 2014 04:00 PM PDT

Description

gooseberry of some kind, no berries on the bush