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Double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

th0th

Date

August 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 15, 2014 11:51 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I've seen these a dozen times at this location, but lack the gear to get a nice image.

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

Description

Notice the tick in photo 2.

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Termites Epifamily Termitoidae

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

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Genista Broom Moth Uresiphita reversalis

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

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Coyote Canis latrans

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

Description

Scavenging Wild pig leftovers.

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Bald-faced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 6, 2014

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 2, 2014

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Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Observer

dave-barry

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

Scavenging wild pig remnants.

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Napa False Indigo Amorpha californica var. napensis

Observer

elipena

Date

July 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found growing it the middle of a pile of leaves. Two of the same plant was found in the same area. Is about one foot in length wide. Is green. The leaves of the plant are round.

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Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Battus philenor

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rainbowspiral

Date

June 20, 2014 08:51 AM PDT

Description

Adjacent to altered creek/drainage with riparian flora beneath oaks. S/SW corner of vineyard lot.

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Bull Thistle Cirsium vulgare

Observer

th0th

Date

June 22, 2014 11:05 AM PDT

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trapdoor spiders Family Ctenizidae

Observer

dave-barry

Date

June 21, 2014

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Pacific Velvet Ant Dasymutilla aureola ssp. pacifica

Observer

dave-barry

Date

June 21, 2014

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Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens

Observer

cmartin_85

Date

June 14, 2014 09:36 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Austin Creek Campground - Just behind site #4

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Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

th0th

Date

June 11, 2014

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Fuller's Teasel Dipsacus sativus

Observer

th0th

Date

June 11, 2014

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Ox-eyed Satyr Cercyonis pegala ssp. boopis

Observer

th0th

Date

June 11, 2014

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c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

This Oregon ash has seven leaves per leaflet, with long fruit about 35 cm long (longer than dipetala). The bark is furrowed and this tree is about eight meters high, much taller than dipetala.

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Green Algae Phylum Chlorophyta

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

These algal mats were seen atop the surface of a slackwater portion of the Russian River.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

This half of a bivalve was found on a gravelly bar in the floodplain of the Russian River. Its size is about nine mm across.

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Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

This small plant appears to be in its early growth stage on a disturbed gravel bar in the floodplain of the Russian River.

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c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

A small stand of this grass species was seen along the northern trail to the Russian River. The total height of this nodding taxon was about 150 cm. The cauline leaves numbered about four per culm. Rooting was shallow.

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Common Ivy Hedera helix

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

Seen along the north bank trail in a ruderal area, this alien species was invading this local area.

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Wild Radish Raphanus sativus

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

June 8, 2014

Description

Seen in the upper riparian zone of the Russian River.

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

samhogan

Date

June 8, 2014 12:39 AM PDT

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dave-barry

Date

June 4, 2014 06:35 PM PDT

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Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa

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bufoniddance

Date

June 2, 2014 05:43 PM PDT

Description

This Libellulid was resting in very dry annual grassland.

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Topos Genus Scapanus

Observer

dave-barry

Date

May 30, 2014