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What

Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

November 25, 2021 10:46 AM PST

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Observer

bettina-eastman

Date

August 10, 2021 04:44 PM PDT

Description

I photographed this while it was laying an egg, or eggs, in this lacewing egg!! Very cool!

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What

Dwarf Sea Cucumber (Lissothuria nutriens)

Date

June 30, 2021 08:43 AM PDT

Description

Love Love Love.

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What

Gastropods (Class Gastropoda)

Observer

andreacala

Date

June 25, 2021 12:33 PM PDT

Description

Possibly snail eggs? It did not look like the California Cone eggs I had seen in this spot 10 days earlier, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/83383607, but maybe these here were just more developed?

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What

California Cone (Californiconus californicus)

Observer

andreacala

Date

June 15, 2021 11:55 AM PDT

Description

On Scouler's Surfgrass. Possibly a Bryozoan? Or maybe eggs?

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What

American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)

Observer

tomleeturner

Date

June 2021

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What

Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus)

Observer

roberto405

Date

January 23, 2020 04:57 PM UTC

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What

Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus)

Observer

wimvdam

Date

March 25, 2021 06:08 AM PDT

Description

Recording of a single pre-dawn call. No dawn chorus was going on at this time.

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Whip Cicadas (Genus Okanagana)

Observer

scubabruin

Date

June 8, 2021 09:55 AM PDT

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What

Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

June 2021

Place

Missing Location

Description

Seen by 25 on a boat. Originally in LA county and then in OC

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What

Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)

Observer

kimssight

Date

May 7, 2021 10:03 AM PDT

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Observer

garmonb0zia

Date

April 21, 2021 03:41 PM PDT

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What

Lewis's Moon Snail (Neverita lewisii)

Observer

garmonb0zia

Date

April 18, 2021 11:16 AM PDT

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What

Coastal Whiptail (Aspidoscelis tigris ssp. stejnegeri)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

April 2021

Description

Briar Summit
One of two seen

Insects

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What

Insects (Class Insecta)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

February 23, 2021 04:16 PM PST

Description

Blalock Wildlife Sanctuary
I'm assuming this is some sort of wasp nest on a juniper berry? I couldn't locate any info on this but I didn't do any in-depth research yet

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What

Parry's Lip Fern (Myriopteris parryi)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

March 22, 2021 02:23 PM PDT

Description

Anza Borrego
Little Surprise Canyon

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What

White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

March 23, 2021 09:26 AM PDT

Description

Borrego Springs

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What

Desert Pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

March 2021

Description

Anza Borrego
Definitely the best photo I've taken of a fish underwater, albeit shallow

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What

Pink Volcano Barnacle (Tetraclita rubescens)

Observer

garmonb0zia

Date

March 24, 2021 04:02 PM PDT

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What

Plainfin Midshipman (Porichthys notatus)

Observer

garmonb0zia

Date

March 24, 2021 05:32 PM PDT

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Blainville's Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma blainvillii)

Observer

andreacala

Date

March 2021

Description

My first observation of the species, and one of the highlights of the month! But after seeing so many hand-held observations on iNat, I was surprised how big a Blainville's can be. This one was the size of a small toad.

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What

Eggplant Tortoise Beetle (Gratiana pallidula)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

March 19, 2021 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Paramount Ranch
On what else--purple nightshade

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What

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

March 12, 2021 11:10 AM PST

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What

California King Bolete (Boletus edulis var. grandedulis)

Observer

carrie_beth

Date

March 3, 2021 10:42 AM UTC

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What

White-bowed Smoothwing (Scaeva affinis)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 28, 2021 01:08 PM PST

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What

Reversed Chama (Pseudochama exogyra)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 26, 2021 02:02 PM PST

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What

Long-stalked Sea Squirt (Styela montereyensis)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 24, 2021 02:21 PM PST

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What

Prunus Miner (Andrena prunorum)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 25, 2021 12:02 PM PST

Description

Feeding on Shortpod Mustard.

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What

Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius)

Observer

naturesdawn

Date

February 22, 2021 02:40 PM PST

Description

He was sitting on a bush plucking a bird. My first sighting of a male.

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Observer

andreacala

Date

February 24, 2021 01:32 PM PST

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What

Goldback Fern (Pentagramma triangularis)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 22, 2021 12:26 PM PST

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What

Peridot Sweat Bee (Augochlorella pomoniella)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

February 20, 2021 01:59 PM PST

Description

Corbin Canyon

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What

Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 19, 2021 10:47 AM PST

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What

Nanday Parakeet (Aratinga nenday)

Observer

andreacala

Date

February 17, 2021 12:09 PM PST

Description

Flock of 15, eating Western Sycamore seed pods and buds.

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What

Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

February 14, 2021 10:45 PM PST

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California Asterella (Asterella californica)

Observer

mossgeek

Date

February 14, 2021 02:21 PM PST

Description

Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve. upslope from road on moist soil. south facing.

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Observer

bugsoundsjc

Date

May 24, 2020 01:47 PM PDT

Description

Type locality.

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What

Monterey Ringneck Snake (Diadophis punctatus ssp. vandenburgii)

Date

February 6, 2021 04:22 PM UTC

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What

Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Observer

w_fran

Date

February 6, 2021 07:12 AM PST

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Date

June 16, 2019 02:19 PM PDT

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What

Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)

Observer

billhubick

Date

January 2021

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What

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

Observer

w_fran

Date

January 29, 2021 09:02 AM PST

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What

Barometer Earthstars (Genus Astraeus)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

January 29, 2021 05:45 PM PST

Description

Corbin Canyon

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What

Band-tailed Pigeon (Patagioenas fasciata)

Observer

kathleenlryan

Date

January 26, 2021 07:45 AM PST

Description

Band-tailed Pigeon's, band-tail flared out during flight.

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What

Polychaete Worms (Class Polychaeta)

Observer

tiwane

Date

January 24, 2021 11:48 AM PST

Description

Maybe? @leslieh what do you think?

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What

Heermann's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys heermanni)

Observer

pineten

Date

December 2019

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What

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

February 2016

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What

California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

Observer

pinnaclesnp

Date

January 2021

Description

Photos by Daniel George. The two condors soaring near one another in similar flight path.

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Yellow-chevroned Parakeet (Brotogeris chiriri)

Observer

kimssight

Date

January 16, 2021 08:10 AM PST

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What

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)

Observer

tiwane

Date

January 16, 2021 04:51 PM PST

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What

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

Observer

andreacala

Date

January 9, 2021 11:55 AM PST

Description

Among my 21 Ruby-crowned Kinglet observations so far, only one (https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38773093) showed his ruby crown. Here is finally another one...

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What

Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

October 9, 2016 11:47 AM PDT

Description

Pixley National Wildlife Refuge

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What

Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

December 27, 2020 09:00 AM PST

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What

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

December 27, 2020 09:26 AM PST

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What

Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

Observer

andreacala

Date

December 24, 2020 01:16 PM PST

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What

Pacific Sea Gooseberry (Pleurobrachia bachei)

Observer

scubabruin

Date

December 25, 2020 01:30 PM PST

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What

Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius)

Observer

andreacala

Date

December 22, 2020 12:08 PM PST

Description

One of two (I think females) in this spot. They interacted, https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/66983805.

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What

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)

Observer

kimssight

Date

December 16, 2020 10:49 AM PST

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What

Long-stalked Sea Squirt (Styela montereyensis)

Observer

andreacala

Date

December 14, 2020 03:07 PM PST

Description

The Squirt released liquid when I carefully pressed on it.

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What

Mcdonald's Dorid (Limacia mcdonaldi)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

December 13, 2020 04:09 PM PST

Description

Point Fermin
Definitely the best find of the day!

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What

Spotted Kelpfish (Gibbonsia elegans)

Observer

andreacala

Date

December 11, 2020 01:00 PM PST

Description

Caught and eaten by a Great Egret (https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/66469028). The fish reminded me on https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34306633, a Giant Kelp Fish.

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What

California Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus)

Observer

bmoribio

Description

Larvae in Tanaka Creek, tributary to Zayante Creek. high in the Santa Cruz Mts.

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What

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

Observer

andreacala

Date

December 7, 2020 09:37 AM PST

Description

One of three.

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What

Coyote (Canis latrans)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

December 1, 2020 04:24 PM PST

Description

Corbin Canyon
Love that look!

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What

Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)

Observer

meganralph

Date

November 4, 2012 01:55 PM PST

Description

My husband took this picture, but only because he was on the correct side of the car to take it. I observed this bird as well. It was eating a kangaroo rat

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Sora (Porzana carolina)

Observer

andreacala

Date

November 25, 2020 10:48 AM PST

Description

Big surprise... As I was looking for lichens on the cliff here, I spotted two Soras down below at the pond.

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What

Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens)

Observer

squiresk

Date

November 20, 2020 03:19 PM EST

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What

Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius)

Observer

kimssight

Date

November 19, 2020 10:52 AM PST

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Lesser Two-spot Octopus (Octopus bimaculoides)

Observer

naturephotosuze

Date

November 12, 2020 12:54 PM PST

Description

Malibu Lagoon
This guy had washed up and a gull was nearby so he puffed himself up. I kept scaring the gull away and I think this guy was able to get back in the water as the tide was going up.