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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Family: Asteraceae

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Date

June 2, 2012

Description

These are very young mallard ducks.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Anas
Species: A. platyrhynchos
Common Name: Duck

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Date

June 2, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Anas
Species: A. platyrhynchos
Common Name: Duck

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Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata

Date

June 2, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Species: Cairina moschata

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Swan Goose Anser cygnoides

Date

June 2, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Here is a photo of Swan Geese swimming.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Subclass: Neornithes
Infraclass: Neognathae
Superorder: Galloanseres
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anserinae
Tribe: Anserini

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Geese Genus Anser

Date

June 2, 2012

Description

This goose was sitting on her eggs. She was not happy that we were near. The goose was very protective. She made a very loud honking noise and faned out her wings to warn us off. It was pretty cool.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anserinae
Tribe: Anserini
Common Name: Chinese White Goose or Swan Goose

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Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus

Date

May 19, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Subclass: Neornithes
Infraclass: Neognathae
Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Species: Selasphorus platycercus

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Texas Bluebonnet Lupinus texensis

Date

May 19, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Genisteae
Genus: Lupinus
Species: Lupinus texensis

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walking sticks Family Phasmatidae

Observer

fhester

Date

May 22, 2012

Place

3404 Andtree Blvd Austin, TX 78724 (Google, OSM)

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Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

fhester

Date

May 15, 2012

Place

3404 Andtree Blvd Austin, TX 78724 (Google, OSM)

Description

Awesome spectacle! Red tailed hawk getting dive bombed and chased out of town by a half dozen mockingbirds!

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Texas Spiny Lizard Sceloporus olivaceus

Observer

fhester

Date

May 9, 2012

Place

1051 Springdale Rd 78721 (Google, OSM)

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century plant Agave americana

Observer

fhester

Date

May 8, 2012

Place

Cedars Montessori School (Google, OSM)

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Yellow-bellied Chat-Tyrant Ochthoeca diadema

Observer

fhester

Date

May 15, 2012

Place

3404 Andtree Blvd Austin, TX 78724 (Google, OSM)

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Common House Gecko Hemidactylus frenatus

Observer

fhester

Date

May 15, 2012

Place

4305 Charlemagne court 78727 (Google, OSM)

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Leopard Slug Limax maximus

Observer

fhester

Date

May 15, 2012

Place

4305 Charlemagne court 78727 (Google, OSM)

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caterpillars Phacelia congesta

Date

May 16, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Caterpillar

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Sunflower Helianthus annuus

Date

May 16, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiospermae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Helianthus
Species: H. annuus

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Order: Commelinales
Family: Spiderwart
Genus: Tradescantia
Species: T. pallida
Common Name: Wandering Jew

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae

Common Name:
Description: Weed with White Flowers

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae

Common Name: Vine

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae

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nightshades Genus Solanum

Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Class: Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Genus: Lilium
Common Name: White Lily

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Genus: Toxorhynchites
Common Name: Mosquito hawk

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
Species: J. ashei

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Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Ratibida
Spices: R. Columnifera
Common Name: Mexican Hat Flower

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thistle Genus Cirsium

Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Angiosperms
Class: Eudicots
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Cirsium
Common Name: Thistle

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Common Buckeye Junonia coenia

Date

May 12, 2012

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family:
Genus:
Common Name: Butterfly

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Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus

Observer

fhester

Date

May 7, 2012

Place

4305 charlemagne court 78727 (Google, OSM)
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Mini cleboeuf created this project on April 17, 2012
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