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What

Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

Description

These two seemed trying to reach an understanding; then lit side-by-side on adjacent blossoms-- I presume for a snack.

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What

Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:29 PM PDT

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What

West Coast Lady Vanessa annabella

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

Description

Seldom seen up here this year.

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What

Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides) Lycaena helloides

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:06 PM PDT

Description

Male.

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What

Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides) Lycaena helloides

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:11 PM PDT

Description

Female.

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What

Sandhill Skipper Polites sabuleti

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:16 PM PDT

Description

Male.

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What

Sandhill Skipper Polites sabuleti

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 03:16 PM PDT

Description

Dozens of these congregating on a small flower patch; along with buckeyes, west coast ladies, mylitta crescents, purplish coppers, grey hairstreaks and common checkered skippers.

Groups of 5-10 would form little mobs fluttering frantically in a tight radius for a good part of a minute before disbursing.

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 20, 2014 02:30 PM PDT
Insects

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What

Insect Class Insecta

Observer

ceciliateennat

Date

October 15, 2014 03:00 PM PDT

Description

This insect was about 1/4 of an inch found in the mark west creek. It may be an arachnid or the thorax of an insect. The pictures have been taken through a microscope.

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Observer

couleeca

Date

October 11, 2014 11:21 AM PDT

Description

Mystery oak gall, soft and spongy, on leather oak. Pepperwood Preserve near Dwight Center.

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What

Western Paper Wasp Mischocyttarus flavitarsis

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 1, 2014 11:24 AM PDT

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What

Epilobium Epilobium canum ssp. mexicanum

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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What

hummingbird sage Salvia spathacea

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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What

Spike-rush Eleocharis geniculata

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014

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What

blue wild rye Elymus glaucus

Observer

evelynch

Date

the past

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Observer

evelynch

Date

the past

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What

purple needle grass Nassella pulchra

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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What

Idaho bent grass Agrostis idahoensis

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

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What

California fescue Festuca californica

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 6, 2014 11:00 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Description

about 20 feet tall. at first I thought it was a toyon but the fruit isn't growing in clusters like toyon.

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What

Oregon-grape Berberis aquifolium

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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What

fat-hen Atriplex prostrata

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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What

whiteroot or santa barbara sedge Carex barbarae

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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What

Cocklebur Xanthium strumarium

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

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What

Spiny Cocklebur Xanthium spinosum

Observer

evelynch

Date

October 5, 2014 12:00 PM PDT