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Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Rana boylii

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 03:19 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Identified in the field by Celeste Dodge, the preserve technician at Pepperwood. There were bumps on the tympanum.

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Observer

shelldog12

Date

March 1, 2015

Description

This insect is about 1" long and likes to burrow in soil. It's head is a reddish-brown color and it's abdomen is a mottled grayish white.

Currious to know what it is, a student brought it in today! :)

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

There a pair making a nest and pulling the coconut husk from my hanging plant holders.

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Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

There were a pair of these under a juniper tree.

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icosahedron

Date

February 26, 2015 10:47 AM PST

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Oak Titmouse Baeolophus inornatus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

In a redwood tree.

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

On the wire trying to run the pigeons off.

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Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

There were a flock of these just now feeding in a Privet tree. Just a little too far for my camera.

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Bilobed Looper Moth Autographa biloba

Observer

icosahedron

Date

March 1, 2015 02:13 PM PST

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Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

March 1, 2015 01:57 PM PST

Description

Saw these in abundance last summer; but never found any larvae.

Today's sightings of numerous adults in two neighborhood yards graced with blue passionflowers suggests that they did breed successfully in '14.

Two individuals in this post; possibly male and female?

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Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris

Observer

laceypantalones

Date

February 28, 2015 03:20 PM PST

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Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Acorn woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Western Grey Squirrel Sciurus griseus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

Stealing acorns from an acorn woodpecker granary.

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

male

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California Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor ssp. hirsuta

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

cock.

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

hen

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Western pond Turtle Actinemys marmorata

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Myrtle Warbler Setophaga coronata ssp. coronata

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

February 28, 2015

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Black-tailed Jack Rabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

pkleeman

Date

February 28, 2015 02:33 PM PST

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Douglas iris Iris douglasiana

Observer

gofargogo

Date

February 28, 2015 12:58 PM PST

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

February 26, 2015 08:46 AM PST

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Garden Snail Helix aspersa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

February 26, 2015 03:22 PM PST

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Western Tiger Swallowtail Papilio rutulus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

February 24, 2015 01:49 PM PST

Description

Seems early for these.

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currant Genus Ribes

Observer

mytilludie

Date

February 2, 2015 02:22 PM PST

Description

Thorny