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beach morning-glory Calystegia soldanella

Observer

aprespo

Date

April 20, 2015 11:11 AM PDT

Place

Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

aprespo

Date

April 20, 2015 11:17 AM PDT

Place

Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Camouflage with sand

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What

Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) Rubus parviflorus

Observer

claudiavieira

Date

April 18, 2015 01:45 PM PDT

Place

38.0671..., -122.82... (Google, OSM)

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great egret Ardea alba

Observer

alexlash

Date

April 19, 2015 11:40 AM PDT

Place

Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Pinus pinaster

Observer

farinosa

Date

October 17, 2013

Place

37.8048..., -122.47... (Google, OSM)

Description

The Presidio Trust forester sent this picture to me. He said that Pinaster was planted in the Presidio and in Golden Gate Park . While it is highly invasive in other Mediterranean areas it has not been observed to spread in SF.

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What

Pinus pinaster

Observer

farinosa

Date

October 17, 2013

Place

37.7923..., -122.44... (Google, OSM)

Description

The Presidio Trust forester sent this picture to me. He said that Pinaster was planted in the Presidio and in Golden Gate Park . While it is highly invasive in other Mediterranean areas it has not been observed to spread in SF.

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What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 03:20 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 03:18 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Group of about 8, some briefly on the ground.

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American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:31 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Turkey Meleagris gallopavo

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:27 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Snapdragon-like. Note two small Painted Lady caterpillars on left side leaves.

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Suncups Genus Camissoniopsis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:58 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Family Themidaceae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:53 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:57 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Larger than a lawn dandelion.

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Mule's Ears Genus Wyethia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:53 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:54 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Male and female. Many at this location.

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Lorquin's Admiral Limenitis lorquini

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:43 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:34 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:52 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:50 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

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What

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 03:00 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

Another photo-bomb; two of them on the flowering plant pictured in the second photo. About 1/2" long.

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What

Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 02:15 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

About 1" across; sort of the moth version of a CA ringlet.

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What

Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:45 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

About 1/2" long. Sunny grass field.

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What

Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:41 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

About 2/3" across. Sunny grass field.

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What

Subfamily Heliothinae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 01:42 PM PDT

Place

Canada Road (Google, OSM)

Description

About 1" across; sort of like a moth version of a skipper. Sunny grass field.

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Common Checkered-Skipper Pyrgus communis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:15 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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California Ringlet Coenonympha tullia ssp. california

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:50 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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denseflower Indian paintbrush Castilleja densiflora

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 01:01 PM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Locusts Order Orthoptera

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 02:35 PM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 15, 2015 09:48 PM PDT

Place

Lobos Creek Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen crawling up the outside wall of my home in the dark.

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 15, 2015 04:59 PM PDT

Place

Lobos Creek Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Spotted, once again, by my 10-year-old naturalist daughter.

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Snakeflies Order Raphidioptera

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 19, 2015 01:04 PM PDT

Place

Lobos Creek Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Caught breaking into my home by my daughter. She thought it was the freakiest insect she's ever seen.

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What

beach morning-glory Calystegia soldanella

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 20, 2015 11:10 AM PDT

Place

Crissy Field (Google, OSM)

Description

Well established from plantings over 15 years ago, reintroduced from rhizomes gathered at Pacifica and Half Moon Bay.

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What

Moth Order Lepidoptera

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 20, 2015 11:16 AM PDT

Place

Crissy Field (Google, OSM)

Description

Well camouflaged on beach sands within the foredune habitat at Crissy Field.

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What

Mission Blue Butterfly Plebejus icarioides ssp. missionensis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 12:11 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Moving from lupine to lupine and nectarting on anything in bloom; mostly native flowers but non-natives, too.

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California sagebrush Artemisia californica

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:35 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

All alone in a sea of coyote brush.

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Mexican devil Ageratina adenophora

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 01:33 PM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Western spotted coralroot Corallorhiza maculata var. occidentalis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 01:14 PM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

Under coast live oak and bay laurel.

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California oat grass Danthonia californica

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 12:53 PM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Scotch broom Cytisus scoparius

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:26 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

Description

With reddish-orange tinge to flowers; looks like a cultivar.

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field chickweed Cerastium arvense

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:20 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 11:12 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Licorice plant Helichrysum petiolare

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 10:55 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Himalayan Blackberry Rubus armeniacus

Observer

mrchasse

Date

April 16, 2015 10:25 AM PDT

Place

Homestead Valley (Google, OSM)

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Cuervo comĂșn Corvus corax

Observer

annemirdl

Date

April 5, 2015

Place

Fort Funston National Park (Google, OSM)

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What

Flowering Plants Phylum Magnoliophyta

Observer

annemirdl

Date

April 5, 2015

Place

Fort Funston National Park (Google, OSM)

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Umber Skipper Poanes melane

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 19, 2015

Place

Angel Island State Park, CA (Google, OSM)

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Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

April 19, 2015

Place

Alcatraz Island, CA (Google, OSM)

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omnivorous looper Sabulodes aegrotata

Observer

loarie

Date

April 19, 2015 10:08 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Eggplant Leafroller Lineodes integra

Observer

loarie

Date

April 19, 2015 10:08 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)