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Square

What

Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

clinging to kickplate on office door

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What

Eastern Screech Owl Megascops asio

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 17, 2014

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What

Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

Description

When I saw this raptor I thought it looked like a Peregrine falcon but they're not usually there. Even with my binoculars it was hard to ID due to the poor light.

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What

wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

pigeon tremex Tremex columba

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 14, 2014

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What

White spruce Picea glauca

Observer

kwinquist

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard of someones property, In between 2 houses

Height- 60 feet

Needles are a blueish green color

Needles curve upward

Needles are stiff and pointy

At the top of the branches, the needles grow in bundles of about 7

One side of needle is white, other side is green

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What

Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Tree lawn of someones property

Height- 50 feet

Several leaflets on one leaf

Opposite leaf arrangement

Alternate vein arrangement

Equal number of leaflets on each side of branch

1 main vein per leaflet

Photos / Sounds

What

European wild apple Malus sylvestris

Observer

kwinquist

Date

September 24, 2014

Description

Seville, OH

At an apple tree farm (Geigs orchard)

Height- 10 feet

Alternate leaf arrangement

1 main vein

Veins curve upward toward tip of leaf

Apples are present in tree

No apples have fallen off tree

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What

Hiba Arbor-vitae Thujopsis dolabrata

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side of a patio in someones backyard

Height- 60 feet

Alternate needle arrangement

Needles are flat

Multiple kinds of the same tree right next to eachother

Photos / Sounds

What

Douglas-firs Genus Pseudotsuga

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard of someones property

Height- 100 feet

Needles are all individual

Point and curve upward

Middle of the branch changes direction

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What

White Pine Pinus strobus

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

Side yard next to a house

Height- 70 feet

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What

Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida

Observer

kwinquist

Date

October 8, 2014

Description

Medina, OH

In someones front yard

Height- 20 feet

Main veins start at base of the leaf at one central point

Alternate vein arrangement

Leaf type- Simple

Has no teeth

No lobes

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

mcanlic

Date

October 3, 2014

Description

Found this cat on some asters along side of the road. ID from photos here: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Caterpillars

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What

Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

feeding platform composed of Pickerelweed stems

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What

common bladderwort Utricularia vulgaris

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

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What

redroot flatsedge Cyperus erythrorhizos

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

Growing on wet tussocks in boggy marsh

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Square

What

Skimmers Family Libellulidae

Observer

sandy44215

Date

September 20, 2014

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Square

What

Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

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What

dogbane leaf beetle Chrysochus auratus

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 15, 2014

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What

Chickweed geometer Haematopis grataria

Observer

jasonmlby

Date

September 10, 2014 12:14 PM EDT

Description

Found in tall grass around the pond at River Styx park. Is it a Chickweed Geometer moth (Haematopis grataria)?

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What

Least Skipper Ancyloxypha numitor

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 10, 2014

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What

knotweed Genus Polygonum

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 10, 2014

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What

slender spreadwing Lestes rectangularis

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 10, 2014

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What

Shamrock Orbweaver Araneus trifolium

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

In wetland on giant burreed and wool grass. Hidden in web-bent vegetation during daytime opposed to numerous banded argiope also present but located centrally in their webs.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

on Giant Burreed

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Square

What

Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

Being fed upon by Banded Argiope Spider near water's edge

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Banded Garden Spider Argiope trifasciata

Observer

sagamoreoh

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

feeding on Eastern Pondhawk near pond's edge

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

mcanlic

Date

September 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This guy fluffed himself out before taking off. Neat views.