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Nootka rose Rosa nutkana

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mishupw

Date

the past

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Devil's Club Oplopanax horridus

Observer

nrice1011

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Spikes along stem and on the underside of the leaves. the leaves are large and relatively flat

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nrice1011

Date

October 29, 2014

Description

the fungus was growing on the trunk of a big leaf maple. the fungus also had rings that progressively got lighter as it got farther from the center.

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amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

Brown duck with black tail feathers. Some of the feathers on the back are outlined in orange. The head is very rounded; more than the mallard.

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Pied-Billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Observer

amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

A diving bird. The beak is a distinct shape, good for catching fish. The bird is often underwater and only comes up for a brief period of time. This one was a brown color.

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amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

Grey gull was flying around Marsh Island. The color was speckled and it was somewhat large.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

A tall grey/blue bird. It slowly walks around sometimes staying very still. The call is like a loud squawk. The legs are long and skinny. It has a few streaks on its chest feathers.

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amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

Small bird with dark brown head and greyish/brown body. The beak is well shaped for pecking at seeds. It is a skittish bird and flew away when people walked by them. They seem to hang in flocks.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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kipwilson

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Black diving bird with a bright orange hooked beak with a hook on the tip. Long legs and neck.

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Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

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kipwilson

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Black diving bird with a bright orange hooked beak with a hook on the tip. Long legs and neck.

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Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon

Observer

kipwilson

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Short and stocky bird with a crest on the top/back of the head. Grayish blue in coloration with a white belly and a band across the chest. Straight dark bill.

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black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa

Observer

kipwilson

Date

November 21, 2014

Description

Spade shaped leaves, with minimal serration on the edges.

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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

aproseto

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Its very difficult to see because this picture is from far away, and the crow is sitting on a tree (middle) behind the one in the front of the picture

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Lichen Family Parmeliaceae

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ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

small bunch of lichen in the grass, possibly pulled off of something? It was only 1 inch across and was a light green color with tiny white splotches.

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ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

rounded 1-2 inch wide cap with a slight raised center and curved down edges. The cap was a vivid orange-yellow rust color. The stem was about 1-1.5 inches tall and was light yellow. The gills underneath were crowded and a dark brown color.

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ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

-light brown mushroom
-Found near trees and amongst small ground vegetation
-Its cap was not round but was flaky looking around the edges
-The stem was thicker and short, maybe 1.5 inches long
-Cap had a similar hump in the center and white-ish tan gills.

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ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

grew in arch-like clusters in grassy area. No more than 1 inch across. Stems about 2-3 inches long but were skinny and light brown. The rounded cap was smooth and had a raised hump in the center. The gills underneath were a white-ish tan.

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ahcarney

Date

November 4, 2014

Description

Skinny fragile mushroom
small domed cap, smooth
found in grassy field

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Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 29, 2014

Description

tall tree
needles go all the way around branch in "bristle brush" form
needles are soft to touch
very straight trunk

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Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

Large lobed leaves
Fuzzy to touch
"Nature's toilet paper"

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Broad-leaved Cattail Typha latifolia

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

Tall slender stalks
Found near water edges
Rounded seed bundle at the top

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Willows Genus Salix

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

small elliptical leaves
claw buds lay flat against branch
wetland indicator

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sword fern Polystichum munitum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

moist habitat
circular bloom
alternating toothed leaflets

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Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Deciduous Tree
Large leafs, 5 prongs

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Snowberry Genus Symphoricarpos

Observer

ahcarney

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Shrub plant
Small oval leaves
Foamy white berries

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Horsetail Genus Equisetum

Observer

ahcarney

Date

September 30, 2014

Description

2-3 ft tall
Segmented stem with long bristle-like leaves

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mishupw

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

-white grouped fungus
-difficult to differentiate individual fruiting bodies
-white and gilled
-on exposed branches

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mishupw

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

-brown center cap fades to white
-faint stripes
-cap size on nickel
-found on gound level

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Grey Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

Observer

amandat

Date

November 5, 2014

Description

Grey color. Very bushy tail. Scampers quickly up the trees and onto the branches. Eats a lot of walnuts.

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

amandat

Date

November 5, 2014

Description

Brown and grey bird with a sleek shape and pointed tail feathers. White-ish grey eyebrows, and some streaky patterns on the underbelly.