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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 13, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach (Google, OSM)

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powdery liveforever Dudleya farinosa

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 13, 2014 12:49 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach (Google, OSM)

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Marsh Jaumea Jaumea carnosa

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 13, 2014 12:48 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach (Google, OSM)

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Grindelia stricta platyphylla Grindelia hirsutula

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 13, 2014 12:47 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach (Google, OSM)

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Hottentot-Fig Carpobrotus edulis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 13, 2014 12:46 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach (Google, OSM)

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California Spikenard Aralia californica

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 12, 2014 01:12 PM PDT

Place

Butano State Park (Google, OSM)

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California Sister Adelpha californica

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 12, 2014 12:58 PM PDT

Place

Butano State Park (Google, OSM)

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Genus Taricha

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 12, 2014 11:59 AM PDT

Place

Little Butano Creek (Google, OSM)

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Millipedes Class Diplopoda

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 12, 2014 11:43 AM PDT

Place

Little Butano Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Found alongside Little Butano Creek.

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five-fingered fern Adiantum aleuticum

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 8, 2014 03:16 PM PDT

Place

Camp Jones Gulch (Google, OSM)

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Western Goldenrod Euthamia occidentalis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 3, 2014 04:21 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh (Google, OSM)

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caper spurge Euphorbia lathyris

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 3, 2014 04:05 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh (Google, OSM)

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Marsh milkvetch Astragalus pycnostachyus

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 3, 2014 04:01 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh (Google, OSM)

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Western Chorus Frog Pseudacris triseriata

Observer

mrchasse

Date

August 3, 2014 03:59 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh (Google, OSM)

Description

Perched on Achillea millefolium.

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Cobweb Spiders Family Theridiidae

Observer

nicetim

Date

August 17, 2014

Place

Pacifica, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Body approx. 1.5cm. Produced extremely sticky strands.

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Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

August 19, 2014 09:31 AM PDT

Place

Half Moon Bay State Beach, Half Moon Bay, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

August 19, 2014 09:37 AM PDT

Place

Half Moon Bay State Beach, Half Moon Bay, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Damselfly

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 11, 2014

Place

Ano Nuevo State Park (Google, OSM)

Description

Body ~4 cm.

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Robberfly

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 11, 2014

Place

Bean Hollow (Google, OSM)

Description

Feeding on bee or wasp

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

taj

Date

July 31, 2014 10:49 AM PDT

Place

Mori Point (Google, OSM)

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Astragalus pycnostachyus var. pycnostachyus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 11:41 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Several dozen seen in sandy area near coast . Flower heads too dense to be A.nuttallii .

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 02:20 PM PDT

Place

San Mateo County , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Photo taken at Ano Nuevo State Reserve gift shop . I do not know the history of this skull but probably it is local .

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coast goldenrod Solidago spathulata

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 12:36 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

This is the common goldenrod on coastal bluffs in much of the SF Bay area . Eriogonum latifolium in the foreground . Coyote Brush in the background .

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 17, 2014 02:25 PM PDT

Place

Princeton by the Sea, CA (Google, OSM)

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Astragalus nuttallii var. virgatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 01:07 PM PDT

Place

Pigeon Point Lighthouse , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Possibly planted .

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moon jelly Aurelia aurita

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 11:17 AM PDT

Place

Pescadero State Beach , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

A dozen found at the high tide line north of Pescadero Creek .

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West Coast Canada Goldenrod Solidago elongata

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 12:23 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Found in coastal bluff .

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Sand Wasps Genus Bembix

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Ano Nuevo State Park (Google, OSM)

Description

With a few other individuals on trail.

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coast piperia Piperia elegans ssp. elegans

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 12:29 PM PDT

Place

San Mateo County , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

I previously posted this colony back in July .

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Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Ano Nuevo State Park (Google, OSM)

Description

A dozen or more found on trails.

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Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Bean Hollow (Google, OSM)

Description

Feeding on bee or wasp.

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Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

Beach between Pescadero Creek & Bean Hollow (Google, OSM)

Description

Small flock picking at shore rocks and on beach.

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Rock Dove Columba livia

Observer

dpom

Date

August 17, 2014 02:31 PM PDT

Place

7–13 Johnson Pier, El Granada, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

dpom

Date

August 17, 2014 02:22 PM PDT

Place

6–14 Johnson Pier, Half Moon Bay, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Moon Jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Near mouth of Pescadero Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Stranded on beach.

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Sanderling Calidris alba

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Near mouth of Pescadero Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Feeding in sand near shore and racing back and forth avoiding the waves.

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Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On beach and hunting near shore.

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Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

Near mouth of Pescadero Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

On beach.

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Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 11, 2014

Place

Near mouth of Pescadero Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

With Pelagic Cormorants on the right side of the rock in the photo.

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Baccharis douglasii Baccharis glutinosa

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

August 16, 2014 12:27 PM PDT

Place

Bean Hollow State Beach , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

On edge of bluff slope . Male and female are on separate plants . I could not reach the rest of the plants .

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Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Observer

hfabian

Date

August 16, 2014

Place

Mouth of Pescadero Creek (Google, OSM)

Description

Flock of around one dozen birds.

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Western Vervain Verbena lasiostachys

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 12, 2014 04:26 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh State Preserve (Google, OSM)

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Family Chrysididae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 12, 2014 04:34 PM PDT

Place

Pescadero Marsh State Preserve (Google, OSM)

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Armina californica

Observer

mcduck

Date

August 3, 1971

Place

Ano Nuevo Is., San Mateo Co., CA (Google, OSM)

Description

~75mm total length.
Dredged offshore.
Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 9, 2014 01:12 PM PDT

Place

South San Francisco, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Unidentified Robber Fly (Asilidae), SamTrans Marsh, South San Francisco, San Mateo County, California - 9 August 2014.

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

kschnei

Date

August 13, 2014 11:02 AM PDT

Place

Pescadero, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

By-the-wind Sailor (Velella velella), Bean Hollow State Beach, San Mateo County, California - 13 August 2014. Hundreds of these organisms had washed up on the beach here.

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foothill deervetch Acmispon brachycarpus

Observer

davidsmernoff

Date

June 4, 2014 05:12 PM PDT

Place

37.4533..., -122.18... (Google, OSM)

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

spencerw350

Date

August 11, 2014 03:03 PM PDT

Place

30 Blackhawk Ln, Burlingame, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

spencerw350

Date

August 11, 2014 02:56 PM PDT

Place

Sisters of Mercy, Burlingame, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Sierran Treefrog Pseudacris sierra

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

May 4, 2014

Place

San Mateo County, California (Google, OSM)