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Western Sheepmoth Hemileuca eglanterina

Observer

richardwasson

Date

July 17, 2010

Description

Found this caterpillar feeding on Manzanita. I took it home to find out what kind of insect would emerge from the small cocoons on it body.

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Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata

Observer

lindynik

Date

November 18, 2014 02:38 PM PST

Description

A pile of feathers left over from a Band-tailed Pigeon snack.

Fungi

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Observer

lindynik

Date

November 18, 2014 02:42 PM PST

Description

Found inside a log. Many mushrooms have been coming up in the area due to recent rains.

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Jerusalem Crickets Genus Stenopelmatus

Observer

lindynik

Date

November 17, 2014 11:37 AM PST

Description

This is the biggest Jerusalem Cricket I have ever seen. Found under a planter box.

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Katydids Family Tettigoniidae

Observer

lindynik

Date

October 23, 2014 05:09 PM PDT

Description

Katydid insect on the side of the chicken coop. So beautiful! No, I did not feed this one to the chickens.

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Leather oak Quercus durata

Observer

kerrywininger

Date

November 15, 2014 11:42 AM PST

Description

Pepperwood preserve

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Domestic Cat Felis catus

Observer

tiwane

Date

November 16, 2014 02:14 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

micheli

Date

October 2, 2014 02:51 PM PDT

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Western forest scorpion Uroctonus mordax

Observer

loreng

Date

October 25, 2014 04:14 PM PDT

Description

Found hiding under a rock

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Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

October 23, 2014

Description

While taking shots of the Pileated woodpecker, I saw another bird fly over to the pole and figured it was the mate of the first one. When I looked at the pic on my computer I found it to be a northern flicker instead that came over to see what the other was up to, I guess.

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pileated woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

October 23, 2014

Description

I first heard the call of this species and after looking around found it on the pole across the road.

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Brown Elfin Callophrys augustinus

Observer

lindynik

Date

October 22, 2014 12:22 PM PDT

Description

Some kind of caterpillar or other type of larva found on a creeping manzanita bush.

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Edwards' Glassy-wing Moth Pseudohemihyalea edwardsii

Observer

lindynik

Date

October 14, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Description

Found in the courtyard of the Dwight Center.

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Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

dave-barry

Date

October 10, 2014

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Bald-faced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

Observer

th0th

Date

September 19, 2014

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Observer

mrchasse

Date

May 27, 2013 02:10 PM PDT

Description

Plants lacking basal burl, approx. 2 m. in height, leaves glabrous.

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Diogenes' lantern Calochortus amabilis

Observer

mrchasse

Date

May 27, 2013 02:23 PM PDT

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Foothill Yellow-legged Frog Rana boylii

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 14, 2014 01:02 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:23 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sunning on a log with a couple of Red-eared Sliders. About the same size, maybe a bit bigger.

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What

black-tailed deer Odocoileus hemionus ssp. columbianus

Observer

bufoniddance

Date

September 13, 2014 04:33 PM PDT

Description

Fresh mountain lion kill from last night. North road looks like a crime scene!

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Baldfaced Hornet Dolichovespula maculata

Observer

loarie

Date

August 29, 2014 04:34 PM PDT

Description

Cool!!

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Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia

Observer

loarie

Date

August 29, 2014 04:44 PM PDT

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Pacific Madrone Arbutus menziesii

Observer

loarie

Date

August 29, 2014 04:43 PM PDT

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Acmon Blue Plebejus acmon

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

August 23, 2014

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Rushes Genus Juncus

Observer

mytilludie

Date

July 30, 2014 09:39 AM PDT

Description

Growing in field with sticky rosin weed and oats

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Himalaya blackberry Rubus armeniacus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Yellow Starthistle Centaurea solstitialis

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014

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Woolly Mullein Verbascum thapsus

Observer

curiousgeorge61

Date

August 16, 2014