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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:34 AM PDT

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Spotless Ladybird Beetle Cycloneda sanguinea

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:20 AM PDT

Description

No-spotted ladybug feeding on pollen in a hibiscus flower.

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Common Paper Wasp Polistes exclamans

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:24 AM PDT

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Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:36 AM PDT

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus occidentalis

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 12:10 PM PDT

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Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:03 AM PDT

Description

A leaf mine in a nasturtium leaf, perhaps caused by Liriomyza huidobrensis.

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 23, 2014 11:28 AM PDT

Description

I haven't figured out what this flower is yet.

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Ngaio Myoporum laetum

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 24, 2014 07:05 AM PDT

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Twenty-spotted Ladybird Psyllobora vigintimaculata

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 24, 2014 11:53 AM PDT

Description

Adult beetles feeding on powdery mildew on the undersides of nasturtium leaves. Note the eggs stuck on the back of the elytra of one of the beetles.

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Observer

m_jon

Date

July 24, 2014 11:54 AM PDT

Description

Green plant hopper nymph on a nasturtium leaf.

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 24, 2014 11:56 AM PDT

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Hooded Oriole Icterus cucullatus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 24, 2014 12:29 PM PDT

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Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 26, 2014 03:05 PM PDT

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Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers Family Laridae

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 26, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

Description

A flock of about a hundred terns was feeding right off the beach by the Seal Beach pier at dusk.

Elegant, royal, or Caspian?

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Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus

Observer

m_jon

Date

May 1, 2014

Description

A hummingbird that died crashing into a house window in May. It was put in the freezer so we could see it.

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Carpodacus mexicanus Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 05:44 AM PDT

Description

This young bird was hopping about, unsure of itself, in the back garden.

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Hirundo pyrrhonota Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:22 AM PDT

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Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:25 AM PDT

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Carpodacus mexicanus Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:40 AM PDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:44 AM PDT

Description

Two house finches and a house sparrow, on a house.

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Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:45 AM PDT

Description

Two house finches and a mourning dove, on a house.

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Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:50 AM PDT

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Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:51 AM PDT

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:52 AM PDT

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:30 AM PDT

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Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 06:58 AM PDT

Description

Another fiery skipper, or something else?

Ovipositing.

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Carpodacus mexicanus Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 07:13 AM PDT

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Carpodacus mexicanus Haemorhous mexicanus

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 07:10 AM PDT

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What

seaside heliotrope Heliotropium curassavicum

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 27, 2014 07:03 AM PDT
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This project has been designed as a citizen nature project to engage people in exploring, observing, and documenting the flora and fauna in Orange County, California.

Whether you are exploring Orange County's mountains, canyons, beaches, wetlands, parks, or your own backyard -- take pictures, record descriptions, locations and surroundings. Share your observations on iNaturalist. It is ...more ↓

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