Photos / Sounds

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What

Equisetum arvense

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 26, 2015 04:36 PM PDT

Place

Briarcrest, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Equisetum arvense Field Horsetail emerging
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Something...

Observer

toshiprakash

Date

March 31, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

Place

I-5 S, Federal Way, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Moth eggs on side of house. Not sure of species.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wood sorrel Oxalis acetosella

Observer

rainmuffin

Date

March 30, 2015 02:56 PM ICT

Place

47.6517..., -122.34... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-tailed Deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

s_d_m

Date

March 29, 2015 09:21 AM PDT

Place

415 E Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE, Sammamish, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Doe, yearling and fawn walking up the beach

Photos / Sounds

What

Equisetum hyemale

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

Place

The Highlands, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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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Photos / Sounds

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What

red alder Alnus rubra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

Place

The Highlands, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Alnus rubra Red alder male catkin (I think)
IMG_20150320_151412

Photos / Sounds

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What

Populus trichocarpa

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 20, 2015 03:10 PM PDT

Place

The Highlands, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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.

IMG_20150320_151046

Photos / Sounds

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What

Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica

Observer

celeste2

Date

March 8, 2015

Place

Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cycloneda polita

Observer

celeste2

Date

March 8, 2015

Place

Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)

Description

Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle, WA

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bluebells Genus Hyacinthoides

Observer

rainmuffin

Date

March 24, 2015 11:34 AM ICT

Place

47.6516..., -122.34... (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Cepaea nemoralis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 22, 2015 10:58 AM PDT

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

I think this is Cepaea nemoralis (Grove snail) seen while on a walk in Lake Forest Park, Washington, USA

These are a form of banded snail, originally from Europe. They can have quite a verity of banding patterns.
Check out www.molluscs.at/gastropoda/terrestrial.html?/gastropoda/t... for more info.
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Photos / Sounds

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What

bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 22, 2015 10:50 AM PDT

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Acer macrophyllum ( bigleaf maple) seen while on a walk in Lake Forest Park, Washington, USA

IMG_20150322_105036

Photos / Sounds

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What

Italian broccoli

Observer

neveland

Date

December 13, 2014

Place

Pikes market, Seattle, wa (Google, OSM)

Description

Strange looking broccoli I saw at Pikes Market in Seattle while visiting in December. Very delicious!

Photos / Sounds

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What

western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:55 PM PDT

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Lysichiton americanus (western skunk cabbage) emerging and Alnus rubra (red alder) grow in a wet area near a creek.
On a walk in my town, Lake Forest Park, Washington.
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:27 PM PDT

Place

Briarcrest, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

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Photos / Sounds

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What

salmonberry Rubus spectabilis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 21, 2015 05:26 PM PDT

Place

Briarcrest, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

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What

Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 10, 2015 12:40 PM PDT

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific trillium Trillium ovatum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 12, 2015 07:11 PM PDT

Place

Bellevue, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

First trillium of 2015 Trillium ovatum
Seen on a walk at Bellevue Botanical Garden
IMG_20150312_191155

Photos / Sounds

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What

bigleaf maple Acer macrophyllum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 12, 2015 07:05 PM PDT

Place

Bellevue, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Polypodium glycyrrhiza (Licorice Fern) growing on the trunk of an Acer macrophyllum ( bigleaf maple).
Seen on a walk at Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Licorice Fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 12, 2015 07:05 PM PDT

Place

Bellevue, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Polypodium glycyrrhiza (Licorice Fern) growing on the trunk of an Acer macrophyllum ( bigleaf maple).
Seen on a walk at Bellevue Botanical Garden
IMG_20150312_190546

Photos / Sounds

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What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

slager

Date

March 11, 2015

Place

Union Bay Natural Area (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

aproseto

Date

March 14, 2015 03:38 PM PDT

Place

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Prunus yedoensis Prunus avium

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 7, 2015 02:33 PM PST

Place

Seattle, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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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Photos / Sounds

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What

Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 9, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Hylatomus pileatus (Pileated woodpecker) seen pecking away at the base of a tree while I was walking in Lake Forest Park, Washington

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

December 7, 2014 01:24 PM PST

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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.

Photos / Sounds

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What

western skunk cabbage Lysichiton americanus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:32 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Lysichiton americanus (Western skunk cabbage)

Seen while exploring Boeing Creek and Shoreview Park

Photos / Sounds

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What

Family Comamonadaceae

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 01:41 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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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What

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 24, 2015 02:05 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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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Photos / Sounds

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What

osoberry Oemleria cerasiformis

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 03:33 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Horsetails Genus Equisetum

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:57 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:14 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 7, 2015 12:32 PM PST

Place

Seattle, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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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Photos / Sounds

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What

Redwood-sorrel Oxalis oregana

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:29 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Redwood Sorrel (Oxalis oregana) growing under conifer forest

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra

Observer

brewbooks

Date

March 3, 2015 02:40 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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.

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What

haircap moss Genus Polytrichum

Observer

ryanjm

Date

February 27, 2015 05:26 PM PST

Place

3813 S Angeline St, Seattle, WA, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Holly ferns Genus Polystichum

Observer

ryanjm

Date

February 23, 2015 04:17 PM PST

Place

Seward Park, Seattle, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Swordfern Polystichum munitum

Observer

ryanjm

Date

February 22, 2015 03:30 PM PST

Place

Seward Park, Seattle, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Licorice Fern Polypodium glycyrrhiza

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 02:06 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Snail (Monadenia fidelis) was residing in Leaf litter

Seen in Shoreview Park, Shoreline Washington

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Coralroot Corallorhiza maculata

Observer

brewbooks

Date

February 20, 2015 01:59 PM PST

Place

Shoreline, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

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

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Domestic Chicken Gallus gallus ssp. domesticus

Observer

brewbooks

Date

January 23, 2015 12:12 PM PST

Place

Lake Forest Park, Washington, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius

Observer

kymberrose

Date

February 20, 2015 03:05 PM PST

Place

34403 30th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA, US (Google, OSM)
Birds

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Birds Class Aves

Observer

kymberrose

Date

October 18, 2014 08:06 PM PDT

Place

34422 30th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

Observer

rustyniknax

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

vashon island (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus

Observer

rustyniknax

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

vashon island (Google, OSM)

Description

note the whiskers

Photos / Sounds

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What

Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus

Observer

rustyniknax

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

vashon island (Google, OSM)

Description

double crested and pelagic cormorants

Photos / Sounds

What

pelagic cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Observer

rustyniknax

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

vashon island (Google, OSM)

Description

sleeker and blacker than the other cormorants.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

mrfish33

Date

February 13, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

mrfish33

Date

February 13, 2015

Place

Soos Creek, Kent, Washington (Google, OSM)