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What

Genus Myrmecophilus

Observer

owicki

Date

September 30, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve 4001 Sand Hill Rd, Woodside, CA, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

About 3 mm long, near mouth of harvester ant nest (Vermessor, formerly Messor).

Probably M. oregonensis based mostly on location, but maybe M. manni or something similar.

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What

Anthriscus caucalis

Observer

owicki

Date

April 5, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve 4001 Sand Hill Rd, Woodside, CA, United States (Google, OSM)

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What

Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum

Observer

owicki

Date

January 30, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (Google, OSM)

Description

Barely active in the cool afternoon.

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What

Wingless Scorpionfly Apterobittacus apterus

Observer

owicki

Date

April 23, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (Google, OSM)

Description

In grassland.

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desert deervetch (Acmispon parviflorus) Genus Acmispon

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

September 22, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Open grasslands

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sessileflower false goldenaster Heterotheca sessiliflora

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

September 22, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Golden Aster Heterotheca sessilflora ssp echioides. Open grasslands. Only know stand on the Preserve

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woollyhead lessingia Lessingia hololeuca

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

September 22, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

open grassland

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California Alligator Lizard Elgaria multicarinata ssp. multicarinata

Observer

thebert

Date

June 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Crossing road from oak woodland area towards chaparral area.

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California Kingsnake Lampropeltis californiae

Observer

thebert

Date

April 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Heading downslope from upland/chaparral area to riparian area.

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What

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Observer

schristel

Date

August 24, 2014 03:25 PM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Portola Valley, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Dead juvenile. No visible injuries, but found under a power line.

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What

Messor pergandei Veromessor pergandei

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 10:57 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Harvester ants out compete the invasive Argentinian ants in the very dry grasslands at Jasper Ridge. Note all the chaff outside the colony.

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Castilleja rubicundula

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

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ruby chalice clarkia Clarkia rubicunda

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 11:50 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Close up, the deep red at the center bowl of the flowers becomes apparent. The reserve has three different observed species of Clarkia: C rubicunda, C unguiculata , and C purpurea. C unguiculata's shape is distinctive and is NOT a cup as these, and C purpurea is paler at the center.

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Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 12:00 PM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

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What

Mariposa Lilies Genus Calochortus

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 09:38 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Both C. venustus & C. argillosus are known in the preserve.

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What

Elymus multisetus

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 09:41 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Big Squirreltail Grass

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What

Calycadenia multiglandulosa

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 09:42 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Also known as rosin weed. Observed in serpentine grassland.

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Family Acrididae

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 10:21 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Observed in very dry serpentine grassland where harvester ants thrive, out-competing Argentinian ants.

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Family Poaceae

Observer

judielaine

Date

June 21, 2014 10:17 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, San Mateo, California, United States (Google, OSM)

Description

Non-native grass, much taller and growing in a less diversified community than the nearby areas with serpentine soils.

Photos / Sounds

What

Something...

Observer

mauricioantunano

Date

April 23, 2014 11:58 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Portola Valley, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Chaparral woody plants small

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Stanford, CA (Google, OSM)

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Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Stanford, CA (Google, OSM)

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What

Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Stanford, CA (Google, OSM)

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Rough-skinned Newt Taricha granulosa

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Stanford, CA (Google, OSM)

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Striped Coralroot Corallorhiza striata

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014 10:05 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Portola Valley, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Genus Hyalophora

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 6, 2014 08:46 AM PDT

Place

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, Redwood City, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

cucoon

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Cormorants and Shags Family Phalacrocoracidae

Observer

thebert

Date

March 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A probably juvenile cormorant. Double-crested are most common at the lake. Was hanging around the field station yesterday in a way that suggested it was habituated to humans. Or maybe sick. Not around today so hopefully it joined the others at the lake.

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alders Genus Alnus

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

January 27, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

right in the creek bottom

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Dirca occidentalis

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

January 27, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

my first bloom of the season.

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Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

January 9, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Eastern shoreline. 2 males, 2 females

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What

Wrentit Chamaea fasciata

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

January 9, 2014

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

On the edge of chaparral along the fire road. Heard before seen

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Mountain Lion Puma concolor

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Tracks in a sandy area just above the willows. Noted at least a dozen or more tracks.

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Dusky-footed Woodrat Neotoma fuscipes

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

Low hanging oak branch with nesting site low to the ground. I shook the branch and the woodrat came scampering out into the lower branches and froze, hoping I couldn't see it.

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Yellow-eyed Ensatina (Subspecies Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica) Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. xanthoptica

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Description

first of the season. Unusually dry for this time of year. last big rain was December of 2012, a year ago. Less than 4" since then.

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What

California Ground squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Bluebird Sialia mexicana

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Kestrel Falco sparverius

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

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Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wrentit Chamaea fasciata

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Canvasback Aythya valisineria

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)

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No photos or sounds

What

great egret Ardea alba

Observer

bob-dodge

Date

December 16, 2013

Place

jasper ridge biological Preserve, Stanford Ca (Google, OSM)