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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 917 participants 2,525 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

Common Murre StirredMocha 1 1 Common Murre
Black-Necked Stilts RobinGraves 4 2 Black-Necked Stilts
Brown pelican AlexanderKaliczak 0 4 Brown pelican
Coast Garter Snake AlexanderKaliczak 0 1 Coast Garter Snake
ridgway's rail GarySkipper 2 1 ridgway's rail
Great blue heron AlexanderKaliczak 3 2 Great blue heron
Black Oystercatcher AlexanderKaliczak 2 0 Black Oystercatcher
Great-tailed Grackle (female) npfares 0 0 Great-tailed Grackle (female)
Starburst Anemone AlexanderKaliczak 1 0 Starburst Anemone
Wrentit npfares 0 0 Wrentit
Brewer's Blackbird (female) npfares 0 0 Brewer's Blackbird (female)
Double-crested Cormorant npfares 0 0 Double-crested Cormorant
Topsmelt StirredMocha 1 0 Topsmelt
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) npfares 0 0 Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
Black-necked Stilt StirredMocha 1 0 Black-necked Stilt
Wandering Tattler Jellis 1 0 Wandering Tattler
Bat Ray StirredMocha 3 0 Bat Ray
Yellow Bush Lupine StirredMocha 1 0 Yellow Bush Lupine
Western Gull CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Western Gull
Pigeon Guillemot CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Pigeon Guillemot
Lizard Tail StirredMocha 4 2 Lizard Tail
Black Oystercatcher Christy Chow 2 0 Black Oystercatcher
Western Gull Christy Chow 1 0 Western Gull
Blue-banded Hermit Crab Christy Chow 0 2 Blue-banded Hermit Crab
Sea Raft CindyBinghamKeiser 5 2 Sea Raft
Barnacle Christy Chow 0 0 Barnacle
Black Oystercatcher CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Black Oystercatcher
Sea Urchin test CindyBinghamKeiser 2 6 Sea Urchin test
Sea Lettuce CindyBinghamKeiser 1 2 Sea Lettuce
Gumboot Chiton Rachel21 1 0 Gumboot Chiton
Bat star EmmaFu 8 2 Bat star
Yellow Sand Verbena StirredMocha 4 2 Yellow Sand Verbena
Unknown spotting andyarct 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting andyarct 1 0 Unknown spotting
Song Sparrow JoshuaGSmith 2 0 Song Sparrow
Group of seals loonszeto 2 0 Group of seals
Redlead Roundhead JoshuaGSmith 1 0 Redlead Roundhead
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
Orca CorriMacEwen 13 3 Orca
Humpback whale CorriMacEwen 10 6 Humpback whale
Hoary Bat JoshuaGSmith 0 0 Hoary Bat

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