sea-kangaroo Curator

Biology is my lifelong love and undergrad degree. I'm also particularly fond of Australia and the American mid/southwest. Someday I'll move to SA and farm potoroos, but in the meantime I'm a freelance scientific illustrator based in California. My profile pic tree-kangaroos (distant cousins) are by Henry C. Richter, who illustrated John Gould's The Mammals of Australia and The Birds of Australia.

Some favorite identification sources (and always looking for more if anyone has recommendations):
USDA Plants Database
The Sibley Guide to Birds [North America]
Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America
Dragonflies of the Southwest
Plant Galls of California and Other Western States (Russo)
The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California
California Herps
Hawai'i's Sea Creatures (Hoover)
The Ultimate Guide to Hawai'ian Reef Fishes (Hoover)
Insects of Hawaii
Reef Coral/Creature/Fish Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas (Humann & DeLoach)

Reef Creature/Fish ID: Tropical Pacific (Humann & DeLoach)
A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia (Wilson & Swan)
The Field Guide to the Birds of Australia (Pizzey & Knight)
Mammals of Australia (Strahan)
Weeds in Australia
FloraBase: Western Australian Flora
PlantNET: NSW FloraOnline
Key to Tasmanian Vascular Plants
Victorian Drosera and Utricularia (though not all names are up to date)
Field Guide to the Mangroves of Queensland (pdf)
Sydney-area Butterflies & Caterpillars
Interactive Australian Dragonfly Identification Key

Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand (Robertson, Heather, & Onley)
NZ Birds Online
NZ Butterfly
NZ Bumblebees
Flora of New Zealand

Collins/Princeton Birds of Europe (Svensson, Mullarney, & Zetterstrom)
Botanical Society of the British Isles: Find Wild Flowers

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Valley Carpenter Bee
(Xylocopa varipuncta)
Four-eyed Fish
(Genus Anableps)
Bettongs, Potoroos, ...
(Family Potoroidae)
Flying Fishes
(Family Exocoetidae)
Whale Shark
(Rhincodon typus)
Siloxerus humifusus
Common Nighthawk
(Chordeiles minor)
Family Lentibulariaceae

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