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Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

(Heard, but rarely saw, many Bushtits & Chestnut-backed Chickadees feeding on oak flowers along this ridge trail.)

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Three individuals sunning here.

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Four (what I think were) yearlings.

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Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Only able to get one photo of this elusive creature (which included Hooded Merganser pair). I think I've got the right ID.

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Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Very shy pair, but so gorgeous!

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mayweed Anthemis cotula

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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rosy sandcrocus Romulea rosea

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Many in sandy area and among grasses.

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California Saxifrage Micranthes californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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Sun Cup Taraxia ovata

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Lots of aggressive behavior among this gaggle. (I counted nine, but could have been more in pond area).

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Saw three of them in different areas of pond.

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Margined White Pieris marginalis

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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Milkmaids Cardamine californica

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Abundant along Creekside Trail. Reminded me of Milkmaids, but had light purple coloring, so am not sure. (Should have gotten a shot of their leaves, sorry.)

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Giant White Wakerobin Trillium albidum

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

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Pacific Hound's Tongue Cynoglossum grande

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

Most of these are dropping their petals now.

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Popcorn Flowers Genus Plagiobothrys

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 4, 2015 11:10 AM PST

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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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Mule's Ears Genus Wyethia

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lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:46 PM PST

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 03:29 PM PST

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Lupines Genus Lupinus

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lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:10 PM PST

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Western Giant Puffball Calvatia booniana

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 01:49 PM PST

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

February 22, 2015 04:03 PM PST

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baby-blue-eyes Nemophila menziesii

Observer

lindynik

Date

March 3, 2015 02:02 PM PST

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

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lindynik

Date

February 20, 2015 05:34 PM PST

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

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lindynik

Date

February 20, 2015 05:35 PM PST

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Snakeflies Order Raphidioptera

Observer

lindynik

Date

February 28, 2015 01:19 PM PST

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California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

February 20, 2015 05:34 PM PST

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Checker lily Fritillaria affinis

Observer

direbecca

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

These two plants were next to each other. Hadn't seen the light-colored variation before. Many Checker lilies along Creekside Trail, most have flower buds, but hadn't bloomed yet.