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Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata

Observer

sarka

Date

June 26, 2015

Description

Window strike. Bird later flew off.

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Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

sarka

Date

June 25, 2015

Description

or critnita? - Female

Found under debris on ground. Made hissing type sounds when disturbed.

How can you tell the difference between the two species???

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Observer

sarka

Date

June 30, 2015

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

sarka

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

Juveniles. No sign of seastar wasting....

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One-eyed Sphinx Smerinthus cerisyi

Observer

sarka

Date

June 27, 2015

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Japanese Wireweed Sargassum muticum

Observer

sarka

Date

June 30, 2015

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Square

Observer

sarka

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

Iridescent seaweed

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Black and Yellow Mud Dauber Sceliphron caementarium

Observer

sarka

Date

June 27, 2015

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Grasshoppers, Locusts and Allies Suborder Caelifera

Observer

alexshepard

Date

June 27, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This 2" long Halecium (a hydroid) was growing on the dock by the beach in Odin County Park.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

A Great Blue Heron posed by the beach.

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Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This Violet-green Swallow represents hundreds flying about Lopez Island.

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Common Cattail Typha latifolia

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

The Typha latifolia (Cattails) were at the fluffy stage.

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Douglas' Meadowsweet Spiraea douglasii var. douglasii

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

The Spiraea douglasii ssp. douglasii (Hardhack) was in bloom all over Lopez Island.

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Pacific Willow Salix lasiandra var. lasiandra

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

The Saix lucida ssp. lasiandra (Pacific Willow) was forming cotton balls all over the ground.

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This pair of Canada Geese had SEVENTEEN goslings!

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Canada Tiger Swallowtail Papilio canadensis

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Lopez Island seemed to have hundreds of Swallowtails.

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Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Ulva intestinalis (Cornrow Sea Lettuce) was growing along the high edge of the intertidal zone.

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wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Here are three empty shells of Tellina bodegensis (Bodega Tellin), an attractive clam. The longest was about 2"long.

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True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This 8" jelly, found on the beach at low tide, looks like a Moon Jelly, but has six crescent shapes instead of the usual four.

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wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This 4" Aurelia labiata (Moon Jelly) was on the beach at low tide.

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Long-armed Brittle Star Amphiodia occidentalis

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This is the only Amphiodia occidentalis (Long-armed Brittle Star) I've ever seen! The arms were very long, maybe 6"?

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Here's an American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus or Rana catesbeiana), an invasive species on Lopez. It was hopping across a road, and was the only one I saw, or have ever seen in the Pacific Northwest.

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Harbor Porpoise Phocoena phocoena

Observer

hardygreen

Date

May 26, 2015 07:20 AM PDT

Description

Swimming north up San Juan Channel

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Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

hardygreen

Date

May 15, 2015 05:00 PM PDT

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Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus

Observer

hardygreen

Date

May 20, 2015 07:00 AM PDT

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American Mink Neovison vison

Observer

hardygreen

Date

May 15, 2015 06:45 AM PDT

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Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Observer

rparsons

Date

April 25, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

rparsons

Date

April 25, 2015 12:10 PM PDT