47
taxa
17 birds
7 insects
21 plants
2 mammals
57
observations

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What

Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019 07:37 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

volume is pretty low

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What

Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019 09:49 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Wedge Leaf Whitlow-Grass Draba cuneifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Texas Stork's Bill Erodium texanum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

right about at the edge of its range

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What

Gordon's Bladderpod Physaria gordonii

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Gordon's Bladderpod Physaria gordonii

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Gordon's Bladderpod Physaria gordonii

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Agarita Berberis trifoliolata

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Christmas Cholla Cylindropuntia leptocaulis

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Lovely crane fly found by @thebark . Last photo shows a nice ventral view of the fly.
My ID attempt based on https://ccw.naturalis.nl/documents/Tipula_furca_-A-female.png , plus BugGuide info.

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What

Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Oval-leaf Bladderpod Physaria ovalifolia

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

just coming into bud, while P. gordonii blooming in profusion
ID is tentative, but we note that even the most distal cauline leaves are petiolate, which i think distinguishes this plant from P. gordonii

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What

Sycamore Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Growing on mesquite.
from the key appearing here: http://www.worldbotanical.com/phoradendron.htm
The name P. leucarpum macrophyllum seems to remap to this taxon, which is flagged.

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What

Fringed Puccoon Lithospermum incisum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

blooming in a crevice in a rock

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What

Stemmy Four-nerve Daisy Tetraneuris scaposa

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Clouded Yellows Genus Colias

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The undersides of leaves are prickly, even moreso than the uppers, which appears to disallow our other panhandle species A. polyanthemos

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What

Bigroot Springparsley Vesper macrorhizus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

best guess
We found quite a number of these on the site

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What

Joint-Fir Ephedra antisyphilitica

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

male shrub

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What

Dwarf Prairie Clover Dalea nana

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Emerging.

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What

Milkvetches Genus Astragalus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

hmmph. Can't place this one.

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What

Cowpea Aphid Aphis craccivora

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Aphis fabae?

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What

Golden Currant Ribes aureum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dandelions Genus Taraxacum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Silver Wormwood Artemisia ludoviciana

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Woolly Locoweed Astragalus mollissimus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Black-crested Titmouse Baeolophus atricristatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Stemless Evening Primrose Oenothera triloba

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

in this location, blossoms fade from yellow to white

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What

Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

looks to be gathering some materials for nest building, photo 3

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What

Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Nest built beneath highway overpass; i believe i see at least one youngun in there

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What

Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

bad background noise from highway overpass; you may need your headphones

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What

Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden Currant Ribes aureum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Ladder-backed Woodpecker Dryobates scalaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

high up in a tree, sound asleep

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What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Sagebrush Girdle Moth Plataea trilinearia

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This moth is quite worn. Length nose to tail about a centimeter.
Two were present, one a shade darker than this one. Photgraphs of the other moth here: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/21309509

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Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Killdeer Charadrius vociferus

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

European Starling Sturnus vulgaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

March 16, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)