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Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Observer

naturalist317

Date

March 31, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

Description

What are you, bird?

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Rough-skinned Newt Taricha granulosa

Observer

sarka

Date

March 30, 2015

Description

Found by the front door in the early hours of the morning during a moist overcast day.

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No photos or sounds

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

hardygreen

Date

March 2, 2015 05:30 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Did at least 10 short dives in the same location before disappearing.

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

6 arms???

Found mid beach, while other ochre stars were decaying from disease on the rocks at the side of the bay... This one seemed ok, other than it being exposed...

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Arctic surfclam Mactromeris polynyma

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

a clam used as sushi! Clam lives to 25 years.

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Protothaca staminea Leukoma staminea

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

Pacific littleneck clam.

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

Originally from Japan. Good to eat.

The brown outer coloring starts to peal off when dead and reveal a whitish purple shell.

There are many on this beach...

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Nuttall's Cockle Clinocardium nuttallii

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

Good to eat.

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Tectura persona Lottia persona

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

Found in shade between two rocks in high tide zone

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Rockweed Fucus distichus

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

My book says it is sp. gardneri now.

Found in generally calm bay at higher tide line attached to large rocks along the shore.

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

Description

Found growing on fallen Douglas Fir branch.

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Membranous Pelt Lichen Peltigera membranacea

Observer

sarka

Date

January 31, 2015

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Observer

sarka

Date

March 14, 2014

Description

On flowering red maple trees. There were about three per tree... On edge of a Douglas fir forest next to a small orchard not yet flowering. First bee sighting of the season.

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Observer

sarka

Date

September 12, 2013

Description

Image taken via stereoscope. Mites were on cacoons of blue orchard bees as I was harvesting them for storage for the winter. The mites seemed to be feeding on left over pollen. The bees were originally purchased through mail order company...

Id made on http://bugguide.net/node/view/1036797#1842650

"Chaetodactylus krombeini is the typical mite associated with Osmia lignaria. The phoretic deutonymphs in the pictures look very swollen and ready to molt to tritonymphs and begin feeding on the oollen.
… Barry M. OConnor, 21 February, 2015"

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Yellow Shore Crab Hemigrapsus oregonensis

Observer

sarka

Date

July 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

White claw tips. The color varies in this species

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Within two weeks 95% of this cove's seastars were rotting away. The smell was very strong. I helped with beach surveying during this summer's outbreak .

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Turkish towel Chondracanthus exasperatus

Observer

sarka

Date

August 29, 2013

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Observer

sarka

Date

March 13, 2014

Description

Found very early in the season. Subsequently found dead a few days later...

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Observer

sarka

Date

August 1, 2011

Description

Male - It had huge antennas ID made by user at bugguide.net

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Northern Alligator Lizard Elgaria coerulea ssp. principis

Observer

sarka

Date

July 17, 2011

Description

Likes dry areas around rocks, etc.

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Northern Pacific Treefrog Pseudacris regilla

Observer

sarka

Date

September 8, 2014

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Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata

Observer

sarka

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

Stunned window strike.

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Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 24, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Juvenile? stunned by hitting a large window on my home overlooking the Salish Sea. .

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Orange Peel Fungus Aleuria aurantia

Observer

sarka

Date

November 14, 2011

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Observer

sarka

Date

November 16, 2011

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No photos or sounds

What

Steller sea lion Eumetopias jubatus

Observer

hardygreen

Date

October 20, 2014 01:45 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Swimming W 50 meters S of Yellow Island

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Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

sarka

Date

July 27, 2013

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No photos or sounds

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

hardygreen

Date

September 21, 2014 07:40 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Half mile S of Yellow swimming NW up SJC

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No photos or sounds

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

hardygreen

Date

August 18, 2014 08:15 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two headed between Low and Shaw islands going NE

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

hardygreen

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

One traveling east to west a quarter mile south of Yellow.