19
taxa
5 birds
3 plants
2 arachnids
9 insects
1
1 life list first

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Canyon Towhee Melozone fusca

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 09:19 AM MST

Description

Likely a family group.

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Empress Leilia Asterocampa leilia

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 09:21 AM MST

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Verdin Auriparus flaviceps

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 09:31 AM MST

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Catclaw Acacia Senegalia greggii

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 09:45 AM MST

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Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Polioptila melanura

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 09:57 AM MST

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Desert Broom Baccharis sarothroides

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:00 AM MST

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mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:01 AM MST

Description

On Desert Broom. Male and female.

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mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:03 AM MST

Description

On Desert Broom

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California Bordered Plant Bug Largus californicus

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:04 AM MST

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Pallid-winged Grasshopper Trimerotropis pallidipennis

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:18 AM MST

Description

Notice mite attached to dorsum.

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mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:18 AM MST

Description

Parasitic on pallid-winged grasshopper (zoom in for detail).

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Phid Jumping Spiders Genus Phidippus

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:21 AM MST

Description

about 5 mm in length

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Snakeweed Grasshopper Hesperotettix viridis

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:23 AM MST

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Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 10:49 AM MST

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California Barrel Cactus Ferocactus cylindraceus

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 11:16 AM MST

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mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 11:17 AM MST

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mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 11:17 AM MST

Description

Visiting flower of California Barrel Cactus the bee pushes down between the stigmas and stamens immersing itself completely to get at the nectar.

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Marine Blue Leptotes marina

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 11:28 AM MST

Description

Laying egg in inflorescence of velvet mesquite.

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Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

mjplagens

Date

July 7, 2019 12:00 PM MST

Description

Molting feather hanging by a filament.