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Common Peafowl Pavo cristatus

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sterling

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April 19, 2015 12:04 PM PDT

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

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sea-kangaroo

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April 25, 2015 04:14 PM PDT

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 25, 2015 06:42 PM EDT

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Rock Pigeon Columba livia

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 25, 2015 06:25 PM EDT

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Rock Pigeon Columba livia

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 24, 2015

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Domestic Pigeon Columba livia domestica

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davidr

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April 24, 2015 01:01 PM HST

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European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 24, 2015 11:14 AM EDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

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gyrrlfalcon

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April 23, 2015 06:24 PM EDT

Description

At the Comfort Inn

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

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davidr

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April 23, 2015 11:37 AM HST

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Carpenter Bees Genus Xylocopa

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dominic

Date

April 18, 2015

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Found a few of these guys today. But I was more interested in all the butterflies I took a quick pic of this guy and continued.

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dominic

Date

April 18, 2015

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Took me 16 minutes and a whole lot of trying to take good pictures for me to finally take a decent pic of this guy.

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Brown Lacewings Family Hemerobiidae

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dominic

Date

April 18, 2015

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There are so many of these guys around my porch lights.

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Soldier Beetles Family Cantharidae

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dominic

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April 18, 2015

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Another one I found.

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Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

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cedric_lee

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August 27, 2013

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Captured with a trap and then released

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Black Bear Ursus americanus

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cedric_lee

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June 7, 2014

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Mule Deer Odocoileus hemionus

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cedric_lee

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December 15, 2014

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Mourning Gecko Lepidodactylus lugubris

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ttadevosyan

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March 31, 2015 08:30 AM MAGT

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California Mantis Stagmomantis californica

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sekihiker

Date

November 8, 2014 02:47 PM PST

Description

mantid resting on pomegranate squeezer on back porch

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sekihiker

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March 27, 2015 10:44 AM PDT

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grasshopper resting on fence in my yard, was there for more than an hour

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Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri

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suburbanstoneage

Date

April 11, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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feeding on nasturtium flowers

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Grapevine Epimenis Moth Psychomorpha epimenis

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aredoubles

Date

April 10, 2015 07:00 PM CDT

Description

Lots of grapevine around the restaurant, so not totally surprised.

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Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus

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gyrrlfalcon

Date

April 8, 2015

Description

This guy was trying to escape the constant mobbing of smaller birds by hiding on top of a car, then taking to the bird bath!

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suburbanstoneage

Date

March 21, 2015

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feeding on Salvia chiapensis

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western tiger swallowtail Papilio rutulus

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suburbanstoneage

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March 21, 2015

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Painted Lady Vanessa cardui

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suburbanstoneage

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March 21, 2015

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feeding on fava bean blossoms

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oak titmouse Baeolophus inornatus

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suburbanstoneage

Date

March 21, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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bathing in birdbath

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Starling Sturnus vulgaris

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bouteloua

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March 30, 2015

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cedar waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum

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suburbanstoneage

Date

March 24, 2015

Description

Black beak, black eye stripe, crest

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black widow Latrodectus mactans

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eraskin

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

Under a straw bale on my porch.

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Canada Goose Branta canadensis

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eraskin

Date

May 5, 2014

Description

Two adults with three goslings, foraging in the grass near the bus stop. I have seen this same group (or what I assume is the same group) at least half a dozen times now on my way to-from work, usually in the morning, along Swannonoa River Road between here & Biltmore. When I saw them before there were always four goslings.

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How do animals exist in and exploit urban areas and human created resources? We welcome all observations of animals in highly human-dominated landscapes, especially those where an animal has adapted to use a human created resource (e.g. birds nesting in buildings, racoons dumpster diving, or snakes sunning themselves on the road.) Please be descriptive of the observed behaviour and include ...more ↓

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