41
taxa
8 birds
10 plants
22 insects
1 mammal
48
observations
1
1 life list first

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What

American Basketflower Plectocephalus americanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019 10:48 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019 10:48 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Musk Thistle Carduus nutans

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Orange Sulphur Colias eurytheme

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

What the photos don't show: Paranapiacaba was staunchly defending this hollowed-out plant structure from Diabrotica trying to run inside

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

only 1 duck on the playa

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Cowpen Daisy Verbesina encelioides

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Reakirt's Blue Echinargus isola

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Red-legged Grasshopper Melanoplus femurrubrum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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American Snout Libytheana carinenta

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Goldenrain Tree Koelreuteria paniculata

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

attracting lots of bees and other pollinators

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Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Buffalo Gourd Cucurbita foetidissima

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Want to write a caption?

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

attacked by harvester ants

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Red Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex barbatus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Harvesters had ganged up on a most unfortunate beetle who had bumbled into their mound.
The ants allowed me to photograph the incident for about 90 sec, after which they ganged up on me.

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Dwarf Conyza Conyza ramosissima

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Ram's Horn Proboscidea louisianica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Yellowdicks Helenium amarum var. badium

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

bona fide images of P. punctipennis are much more brightly colored than this plain-jane fly

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Grass Flies Family Chloropidae

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

many swallowtails in the area at present, but contantly on the move and difficult to photograph

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Checkered White Pontia protodice

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Great-tailed Grackle Quiscalus mexicanus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Pale Legume Bug Lygus elisus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

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Sleepy Daisy Xanthisma texanum

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Checkered-Skippers Genus Pyrgus

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Lucerne Moth Nomophila nearctica

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Texas Blueweed Helianthus ciliaris

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Tarantula-hawk Wasp Tribe Tribe Pepsini

Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

This spider wasp was noticeably smaller than, say, Hemipepsis, so i wonder if Cryptocheilus is the best fit.
Exploring leaves of Helianthus annuus

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Observer

ellen5

Date

June 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)