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Northern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. oreganus

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April 18, 2015 06:32 PM PDT

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plant

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April 22, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

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April 22, 2015 10:55 AM PDT

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Canyon Live-forever Dudleya cymosa

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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blue dicks Dichelostemma capitatum

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

Description

Onion-like umbrel of purple flowers at end of bare stalk.

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nightshades Genus Solanum

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Flowering plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Red Ribbons Clarkia concinna

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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red or orange larkspur Delphinium nudicaule

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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purple Chinese houses Collinsia heterophylla

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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red or orange larkspur Delphinium nudicaule

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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smooth mule-ears Wyethia glabra

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Flowering plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Clover

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Flowering plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

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April 22, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

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Orange Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus

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April 22, 2015 08:45 AM PDT

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Indian Paintbrushes Genus Castilleja

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April 22, 2015 08:45 AM PDT

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Lace Lichen Ramalina menziesii

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April 22, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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yarrow Genus Achillea

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April 22, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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April 22, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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Butter Lupine Lupinus luteolus

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April 22, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

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April 22, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

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Western Grey Squirrel Sciurus griseus

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April 22, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

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Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii

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April 22, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Fire up the zoom and look at the small bird on the stick below and leftish of the osprey nest. A new one to me.

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Osprey Pandion haliaetus

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April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Bird in nest. Suggestion of scaling on body and wing feathers, maybe even a hint of pale yellow / buff near neck, and the confused but defiant look in the eye suggest juvenile osprey. Dark something on breast a mystery to me.

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

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April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT
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Insect Class Insecta

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April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

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Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

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April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

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Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus

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April 22, 2015 07:21 AM PDT

Description

Or some kind of yellow bird with black head and black-and-white wings.