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Yellow-faced Bumblebee Bombus vosnesenskii

Observer

naturerocks

Date

June 28, 2015 03:23 PM PDT

Place

598 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Black Widow Latrodectus hesperus

Observer

ljefe

Date

June 27, 2015 03:53 PM PDT

Place

3854 Crescent Dr, Santa Barbara, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

ljefe

Date

June 20, 2015 05:59 PM PDT

Place

34.4825..., -120.14... (Google, OSM)

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California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

ljefe

Date

June 20, 2015 05:59 PM PDT

Place

34.4825..., -120.14... (Google, OSM)

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Fog-belt Bumble Bee Bombus caliginosus

Observer

naturerocks

Date

June 27, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sunflower Family Family Asteraceae

Observer

mc_biology_club

Date

May 30, 2015 04:20 PM PDT

Place

Santa Barbara, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Planted in a community garden of student housing.

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Wood's Cycad Encephalartos woodii

Observer

lachmo

Date

June 25, 2015 03:40 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

lachmo

Date

June 25, 2015 03:02 PM PDT

Place

34.4431..., -119.65... (Google, OSM)

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Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

photon-hog

Date

June 23, 2015

Place

Atascadero Creek Trail (Google, OSM)

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caterpillar

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

Description

scorpion cove campground

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Common Side-blotched Lizard Uta stansburiana

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

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Checkered Skippers Genus Pyrgus

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

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Common Raven Corvus corax

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

Description

Soaring on wind currents as a pair.

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Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

Description

Near scorpion cove campground.

Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

crusty

Date

June 8, 2015

Place

santa cruz island (Google, OSM)

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Tarantula Hawks and Allies Subfamily Pepsinae

Observer

kcastaneda

Date

June 19, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Place

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (Google, OSM)

Description

There were a few flying around the milkweed.

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What

Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus

Observer

mmendels33

Date

February 8, 2015 09:57 AM PST

Place

Carpinteria Bluffs (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed & photographed by Bruce & Jennifer Lindsay.

"This bird has a nest (in the conifer in one of the photos) with a very loud squawking chick in it."

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What

scat

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

Maybe from a spotted skunk? This was while hiking at elevation.

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Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

Was hoping for the island scrub jay, but no such luck...

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

Likely a chipping sparrow. Was hoping for a rufous-crowned sparrow, but no such luck....

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Skipper Butterflies Superfamily Hesperioidea

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

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iceplant Genus Mesembryanthemum

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

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Genus Dudleya

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

This individual was right off the landing pier. We saw many more among the kelp beds on sea kayaks (no pics), as well as a silvery one with dark spots, and two white-furred babies.

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bird....

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

Tough angle.....best shot we could get.

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Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

channel islands (Google, OSM)

Description

Looks like a finch...

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Santa Cruz Island Fox Urocyon littoralis ssp. santacruzae

Observer

crusty

Date

June 5, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Unfortunately, the only place on the island we witnessed these was around the campgrounds where they scavenged incessantly (as evidenced by this pic of one eating a banana...).

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Stink Bugs Family Pentatomidae

Observer

photon-hog

Date

June 11, 2015

Place

walnut park town homes, goleta CA (Google, OSM)

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Flies Order Diptera

Observer

pataxte

Date

June 11, 2015 12:28 PM PDT

Place

340 Arboleda Rd, Santa Barbara, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Emerged after rain in garden-- teeming w/ these small silver colored flies

Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

yunkim

Date

June 1, 2015 08:12 PM PDT

Place

34.3992..., -119.70... (Google, OSM)
Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:43 AM PDT

Place

34.0031..., -120.09... (Google, OSM)

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Coast Indian Paintbrush Castilleja affinis

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:40 AM PDT

Place

34.0028..., -120.08... (Google, OSM)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:38 AM PDT

Place

34.0027..., -120.08... (Google, OSM)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:32 AM PDT

Place

34.0037..., -120.09... (Google, OSM)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:41 AM PDT

Place

34.0028..., -120.08... (Google, OSM)

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Mexican pink Silene laciniata ssp. laciniata

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:40 AM PDT

Place

34.0028..., -120.08... (Google, OSM)
Plants

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Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

reader

Date

May 23, 2015 10:33 AM PDT

Place

34.0036..., -120.08... (Google, OSM)

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Cabezon Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Observer

zabbey

Date

June 4, 2015

Place

Coal Oil Point, Santa Barbara, CA (Google, OSM)

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California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

jstark918

Date

June 3, 2015 04:52 PM PDT

Place

601–801 Shoreline Dr, Santa Barbara, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Some kind of sea slug type creature we found washed up on the beach in Santa Barbara, CA

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Seven-spotted Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata

Observer

natalie4

Date

March 14, 2015

Place

Santa Barbara, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Lots of ladybugs washing up on the beach.

Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

yrhe

Date

June 3, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

Place

34.4273..., -119.68... (Google, OSM)

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Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica

Observer

zabbey

Date

June 1, 2015

Place

Tajiguas Beach, Goleta, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Found on beach, acting lethargic, light oiling on keel, captured and taken to rehabilitation facility by UC Davis OWCN personnel.

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California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

zabbey

Date

June 1, 2015

Place

Tajiguas Beach, Goleta, CA (Google, OSM)

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Thornback Guitarfish Platyrhinoidis triseriata

Observer

zabbey

Date

June 1, 2015

Place

Tajiguas Beach, Goleta, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Washed up dead on the beach

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Goose Barnacle Pollicipes polymerus

Observer

zabbey

Date

May 24, 2015

Place

Santa Barbara, CA (Google, OSM)

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California Seahare Aplysia californica

Observer

stanta

Date

September 6, 2013

Place

34.3876..., -119.51... (Google, OSM)

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Sea creature?

Observer

stanta

Date

September 6, 2013

Place

34.3882..., -119.51... (Google, OSM)

Description

Grey shark-like skin, Small appendage upper right side, About 1 foot long. And what appeared to be a small flap like tail. Creature was found on beach.

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Sea creature?

Observer

stanta

Date

September 6, 2013

Place

34.3876..., -119.51... (Google, OSM)

Description

What appeared to be the head, had a small fin below a pearlescent area.

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spider

Observer

stanta

Date

October 15, 2012

Place

34.3988..., -119.51... (Google, OSM)

Description

Black and red body, Paralyzed a honey bee instantly.

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Genus Phidippus

Observer

stanta

Date

December 10, 2014

Place

34.3988..., -119.51... (Google, OSM)

Description

Black and red body, black legs with white stripes