Photos / Sounds

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

Description

Equisetum hyemale (Scouring-rush horsetail)
biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.ph...
growing on a hillside among Polystichum munitum (western sword fern)
Shoreline, Washington, USA
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What

red alder Alnus rubra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

Description

Alnus rubra Red alder male catkin (I think)
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Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:10 PM PDT

Description

Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood) buds. They are sticky and smell pretty good, sort of a resin odor. They contain Salicin, which is an anti-inflammatory compound.

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Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bluebells Genus Hyacinthoides

Observer

rainmuffin

Date

March 24, 2015 11:34 AM ICT

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:27 PM PDT

Description

Mallard pair, seen at Grace Cole Nature Park, Lake Forest Park, Washington

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What

salmonberry Rubus spectabilis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:26 PM PDT

Description

Rubus spectabilis (salmonberry) starting to flower
seen at Grace Cole Nature Park, Lake Forest Park, Washington
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What

Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 10, 2015 12:40 PM PDT

Description

Urtica dioica (stinging nettle)
Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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What

Prunus yedoensis Prunus avium

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 7, 2015 02:33 PM PST

Description

The cherry trees (Prunus yedoensis) are coming into blossom on the University of Washington campus and we are experiencing some sunshine in early March so everyone was out exploring.

Seen on a walk from my house to University of Washington on a fine Saturday afternoon.
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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

December 7, 2014 01:24 PM PST

Description

Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed hawk) in a Tsuga heterophylla (Western hemlock) tree. The crow fling away had just finished a noisy mobbing attack, dive bombing the hawk.

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What

western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:32 PM PST

Description

Lysichiton americanus (Western skunk cabbage)

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 01:41 PM PST

Description

I think these are iron fixing bacteria in Boeing Creek, within the Comamonadaceae family; possibly genus Sphaerotilus or Leptothrix based on a little research on why the water is orange

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:05 PM PST

Description

I think this Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas Fir) is the tallest in Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park. A sign next to it states that it is 61 meters (200 feet) tall with a circumference of of 5.87 meters (231 inches).

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What

osoberry Oemleria cerasiformis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 03:33 PM PST

Description

Oemleria cerasiformis (Indian Plum or osoberry) emerging. I originally thought this was Holodiscus discolor ( Ocean Spray ). Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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What

Horsetails Genus Equisetum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:57 PM PST

Description

Equisetum (Horsetail) species emerging from a small creek. Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

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What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:14 PM PST

Description

A not very healthy Arbutus menziesii (Pacific madrone)

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

Arbutus menziesii has been disappearing in the Pacific Northwest, see The Decline of the Pacific Madrone

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What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 7, 2015 12:32 PM PST

Description

Arbutus menziesii (Pacific madrone) seen while on a walk to the University District of Seattle.

Arbutus menziesii has been disappearing in the Pacific Northwest, see The Decline of the Pacific Madrone

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What

Redwood-sorrel Oxalis oregana

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:29 PM PST

Description

Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana) growing under conifer forest

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park on a sunny afternoon in March.

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What

Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:40 PM PST

Description

I initially thought this was a House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)

Seen in a wetland area while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park on a sunny afternoon in March.

Photos / Sounds

What

Licorice Fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Description

These Polypodium glycyrrhiza (licorice fern) were growing in profusion on the ground at Shoreview Park. I typically finds these growing on trees such a Big Leaf Maples.

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Pacific sideband Monadenia fidelis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:02 PM PST

Description

Snail (Monadenia fidelis) was residing in Leaf litter

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

Spotted Coralroot Corallorhiza maculata

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 01:59 PM PST

Description

Corallorhiza maculata orchid growing under a stand of Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

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What

American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

brewbooks

Date

January 26, 2015 08:47 AM PST

Description

Neighborhood crows hanging out in a birch tree on a foggy day. I am pretty sure the same group visit us every day.

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What

Domestic Chicken Gallus gallus ssp. domesticus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

January 23, 2015 12:12 PM PST

Description

One of our neighbor's chickens is quite adventurous, it seems to wander the neighborhood searching for food.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common goldeneye Bucephala clangula

Observer

tommyphammy

Date

February 9, 2015

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What

American Wigeon Anas americana

Observer

tommyphammy

Date

February 9, 2015

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Square

What

Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica

Observer

tommyphammy

Date

February 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis

Observer

tommyphammy

Date

February 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca

Observer

mrfish33

Date

January 3, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

test only

Observer

davidbiek

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

test upload with image

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No photos or sounds

What

Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri

Observer

cmmaylor

Date

December 6, 2014 11:41 AM PST