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Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 12:25 AM PDT

Description

Best heard right after 15 sec and 36 sec. Duet.

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Common Lagoon Fly Eristalinus aeneus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 09:58 AM PDT

Description

Cool eyes.

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Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:00 AM PDT

Description

Lots of young birds.

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White-throated Swift Aeronautes saxatalis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:09 AM PDT

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Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:17 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

Fish looks like that introduced goby, but I can't tell for sure.

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American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:17 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Date

June 13, 2019 10:19 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

Looked like short tule, but is some kind of tall sedge (~3-4').

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Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:25 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:25 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

Being harassed by a Barn Swallow!

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California Bulrush Schoenoplectus californicus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:27 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.
Quite tall, ~5-6'.

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Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:40 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Broadleaved Pepperweed Lepidium latifolium

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:40 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:44 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:51 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:55 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 10:59 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

Low bushy plant with red stems growing in the wet mud at the very edge of the water.

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Dicots Class Magnoliopsida

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

Succulent stuff, but greener, shorter, and bushier than the usual pickleweed. Last photo has pickleweed for comparison.

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Creeping Saltbush Atriplex prostrata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Pacific Glasswort Salicornia pacifica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

The greyer, taller plants on the left. Occasionally covered in Dodder.

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:08 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:08 AM PDT

Description

Photo taken from a boat in the slough.

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Barn Funnel Weaver Tegenaria domestica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:46 AM PDT

Description

On and under a wood fence.

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Common Swallowtails Genus Papilio

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

June 13, 2019 11:48 AM PDT