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Butterfly Order Lepidoptera

Observer

bedoian

Date

October 8, 2014

Place

marin headlands (Google, OSM)

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Butterfly Order Lepidoptera

Observer

bedoian

Date

October 8, 2014

Place

marin headlands (Google, OSM)

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Centipede Class Chilopoda

Observer

bedoian

Date

October 9, 2014

Place

alcatraz island (Google, OSM)

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Pelicans Genus Pelecanus

Observer

charliemaichesney

Date

September 26, 2014

Place

Ocean Beach, San Francisco (Google, OSM)

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Bushy Lichens Genus Ramalina

Observer

metsa

Date

October 19, 2014 01:12 PM PDT

Place

Fort Funston, San Francisco, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

On branch of Monterey Cypress
Lots of soredia, some ends of lobes are "frayed" with finger-like extensions (? Isidia ?)

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What

Bushy Lichens Genus Ramalina

Observer

metsa

Date

October 19, 2014 01:03 PM PDT

Place

Fort Funston, San Francisco, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Same color on both sides, under Monterey cypress, first grove off of sand entrance
Soredia on margins, including those that split (?)

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

October 19, 2014 03:46 PM PDT

Place

Marin Headlands, Sausalito, California, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Cotoneaster integrifolius

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

October 20, 2014 11:40 AM PDT

Place

37.6390..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

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What

Something...

Observer

esppim

Date

October 19, 2014 12:18 PM PDT

Place

37.7924..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

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Baccharis pilularis

Observer

dackerly

Date

October 19, 2014 01:50 PM PDT

Place

37.6374..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

Description

Coastal scrub veg. Baccharis codominant with sage, etc

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What

Berberis pinnata

Observer

dackerly

Date

October 19, 2014 01:38 PM PDT

Place

37.643..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

Description

Large stand out on end of ridge line. Is pinnata correct species?

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What

California wax myrtle Morella californica

Observer

dackerly

Date

October 19, 2014 01:29 PM PDT

Place

37.6400..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

Description

Dense stands in milagra ridge, ggnra

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Orange Bush Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

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Tube Lichens Genus Hypogymnia

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

flat, dry, dark inside, top and bottom, no apothecia
Connector Trail

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What

Farinose Cartilage Lichen Ramalina farinacea

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:13 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

Pale green, soredia on margins and a few on the strands, on coyote bush
Batteries to bluff trail, on stairs
Late afternoon light was making photography difficult....

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:42 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

red tailed hawk?

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What

Cup Lichens Genus Cladonia

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 05:04 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

On sandy soil, gray color

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What

Powdery Sea-Fog Lichen Niebla cephalota

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:20 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

on twig

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What

Bushy Lichens Genus Ramalina

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:18 PM PDT

Place

37.8017..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

Description

On fallen monterey Pine tree. Soredia on margins, ragged edges (?), possible small apothecia (?) on edges

I'm still working on the ID for this one....

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What

Powdery Sea-Fog Lichen Niebla cephalota

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:15 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

On fallen limb of dead Monterey Pine

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Ruffle Lichens Genus Parmotrema

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:12 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

bluish-gray upper surface; black, smooth lower surface, lots of cilia on margins, not able to do any chem tests today

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What

Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 04:07 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

On fallen dead Monterey Pine, passed pull test

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What

Firedots Genus Caloplaca

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 03:32 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

On cement wall of Battery Boutella (built 1901-1917)
Bright orange apothecia with yellow rims

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What

English Plantain Plantago lanceolata

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 03:37 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

Trying to grow between cement edges

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Red Beard Lichen Usnea rubicunda

Observer

metsa

Date

October 18, 2014 03:27 PM PDT

Place

Presidio, San Francisco, cA (Google, OSM)

Description

Extremely dry, on dead coyote bush, passed pull test

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Black-fronted Forktail Ischnura denticollis

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 1, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

Place

Golden Gate Natl. Rec. Area - SF, San Francisco, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California, United States (Google, OSM)

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What

Damselflies Suborder Zygoptera

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 1, 2014 01:18 PM PDT

Place

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

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Alcatraz Island National Park (Google, OSM)

Description

Lots of Birding activity: local Audubon chapter has a huge Volunteer program here.

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Alcatraz Island National Park (Google, OSM)

Description

Lots of flowering plants here. Thought I'd see more butterflies. Anna's taking advantage of the Pride-of-Madera.

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What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Alcatraz Island National Park (Google, OSM)

Description

Half the island is closed off each season for the returning 1,100 pairs that breed here: largest west coast rookery for this species.

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What

Bushy Lichens Genus Ramalina

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014 11:16 AM PDT

Place

Alcatraz National Park, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Polypody Ferns Genus Polypodium

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014 11:50 AM PDT

Place

Alcatraz National Park, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

With all the naturalized, non-natives covering the place, cool to see this native busting out through the ruins...

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What

Orbweavers Family Araneidae

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014 12:05 PM PDT

Place

Alcatraz National Park, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Tons of these between the Labyrinth webs...

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What

Genus Metepeira

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014 12:04 PM PDT

Place

Alcatraz National Park, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Surprisingly few insects about.

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Century Plant Agave americana

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 18, 2014 12:03 PM PDT

Place

Alcatraz National Park, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

My first visit here...and I've lived in SF for 30 years. The agave was planted to thwart small craft landings to help prisoners escape...

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Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger

Observer

sterling

Date

October 16, 2014 10:59 AM PDT

Place

Letterman Digital Arts Center, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Coyote brush Baccharis pilularis

Observer

kestrel

Date

October 15, 2014 11:31 AM PDT

Place

37.7922..., -122.45... (Google, OSM)

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Sequoia sempervirens

Observer

amontero

Date

March 21, 2014 02:34 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Tennessee Valley, California (Google, OSM)

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Jerusalem Cricket Stenopelmatus fuscus

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Tennessee Valley, California (Google, OSM)

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Rough-skinned Newt Taricha granulosa

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Tennessee Valley, California (Google, OSM)

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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Tennessee Valley, California (Google, OSM)

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Tennessee Valley, California (Google, OSM)

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Hystricia abrupta

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Martin Griffin Preserve, Audubon Canyon Ranch, Bolinas Lagoon, Marin County, CA (Google, OSM)

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Turkey-tail Trametes versicolor

Observer

ebassein

Date

October 12, 2014 03:26 PM PDT

Place

coastal trail, marin (Google, OSM)

Description

I never know what all the cool fungi I see are. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

ebassein

Date

October 12, 2014 03:29 PM PDT

Place

coastal trail, marin (Google, OSM)

Description

Big seeds growing on these, curious what they are

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Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

robberfly

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

Mountain Lake Park, San Francisco, CA, USn (Google, OSM)

Description

On my way to give a lecture...

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What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

tiwane

Date

October 12, 2014 10:16 AM PDT

Place

The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

tiwane

Date

October 12, 2014 10:45 AM PDT

Place

The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Genus Collops

Observer

tiwane

Date

October 12, 2014 12:20 PM PDT

Place

The Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)