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California Coastal Wildlife Watch

California Coastal Wildlife Watch

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California Coastal Wildlife Watch
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Website 905 participants 2,572 spottings

Around the world, coastal ecosystems are known for their unique wildlife. From sea birds to native plant life, every coast has its assortment of interesting organisms. We want to bring awareness to California's beautiful coastal wildlife and also help protect these areas by documenting organisms and reporting any pollution.

California Coastal Wildlife Watch

Lat: 37.00 Long: -120.00

Recent Spottings

Unknown spotting andyarct 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting andyarct 1 0 Unknown spotting
Starfish EmmaFu 4 2 Starfish
Song Sparrow JoshuaGSmith 2 0 Song Sparrow
Group of seals loonszeto 2 0 Group of seals
Unknown spotting JoshuaGSmith 1 0 Unknown spotting
Catalina Spotted Towhee JoshuaGSmith 2 2 Catalina Spotted Towhee
Sky Lupine Max Brodie 2 0 Sky Lupine
Herring Gull Chris Ince Jr. 0 0 Herring Gull
Brown Pelican Chris Ince Jr. 0 1 Brown Pelican
Spotted Tussock Moth Caterpillar Max Brodie 1 0 Spotted Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Monterey Indian Paintbrush Max Brodie 1 0 Monterey Indian Paintbrush
Elephant Seal Jellis 4 1 Elephant Seal
Harbor Seal (pup) Jellis 4 3 Harbor Seal (pup)
Island Gray Fox JoshuaGSmith 4 0 Island Gray Fox
Peregrine Falcon Jellis 3 0 Peregrine Falcon
Humpback whale CorriMacEwen 10 6 Humpback whale
Hoary Bat JoshuaGSmith 0 0 Hoary Bat
Orca CorriMacEwen 12 3 Orca
American White Pelican Jeffrey Gray 3 0 American White Pelican
Royal Tern JoshuaGSmith 1 0 Royal Tern
Black Oystercatcher JoshuaGSmith 1 0 Black Oystercatcher
California Least Tern Jellis 5 4 California Least Tern
Brown Pelican CorriMacEwen 2 0 Brown Pelican
Ochre Sea Star Jellis 2 0 Ochre Sea Star
Tule Elk Jeffrey Gray 1 0 Tule Elk
Dancer Damselfly CindyBinghamKeiser 3 0 Dancer Damselfly
Shore Bug CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Shore Bug
Flashy Tiger Beetle CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Flashy Tiger Beetle
Unknown spotting CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Unknown spotting
Plume Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Plume Moth
Harbor Seal Jeffrey Gray 2 0 Harbor Seal
California Sea Lion Jeffrey Gray 3 1 California Sea Lion
Least Sandpiper Jeffrey Gray 3 0 Least Sandpiper
Willet Reza Hashemizadeh 4 0 Willet
Black Oystercatcher Jeffrey Gray 10 0 Black Oystercatcher
Agaricos loonszeto 1 2 Agaricos
Moth loonszeto 1 0 Moth
Seagull loonszeto 1 0 Seagull
Giant mushroom loonszeto 1 1 Giant mushroom
Sheep loonszeto 1 0 Sheep
sea otter GarySkipper 13 2 sea otter
Black-necked Stilt Jeffrey Gray 3 0 Black-necked Stilt
Northern Elephant Seal Jeffrey Gray 3 0 Northern Elephant Seal
Pied-billed Grebe Jeffrey Gray 3 0 Pied-billed Grebe
Western Sandpiper Jeffrey Gray 2 0 Western Sandpiper
California Gull (Second winter) brendan e 3 3 California Gull (Second winter)
Western Gull Jeffrey Gray 1 0 Western Gull
Ring-necked Duck Jeffrey Gray 1 0 Ring-necked Duck
Willet Jeffrey Gray 1 0 Willet

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