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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 947 participants 2,968 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

Marbled godwit Brian38 4 0 Marbled godwit
Anna's hummingbird (male) Brian38 9 7 Anna's hummingbird (male)
Wrentit Brian38 6 0 Wrentit
White-tailed kite Brian38 6 2 White-tailed kite
Rufous hummingbird Brian38 6 4 Rufous hummingbird
House finch (male) Brian38 4 0 House finch (male)
Western raven Brian38 4 0 Western raven
Black oystercatcher Brian38 3 0 Black oystercatcher
Royal tern Brian38 4 0 Royal tern
Pacific Black Brant Brian38 5 0 Pacific Black Brant
Black-crowned night heron Brian38 3 0 Black-crowned night heron
Yellow-crowned night heron Brian38 3 0 Yellow-crowned night heron
California ground squirrel Brian38 3 0 California ground squirrel
Snowy egret Brian38 3 0 Snowy egret
Banded Brittle Star Brian38 3 0 Banded Brittle Star
Giant spined star Brian38 8 3 Giant spined star
Reddish egret Brian38 8 5 Reddish egret
Sandcastle worm colony Brian38 2 0 Sandcastle worm colony
California sea hare Brian38 2 0 California sea hare
East Pacific red octopus Brian38 3 0 East Pacific red octopus
Pacific swampfire Brian38 3 0 Pacific swampfire
Long-billed curlew Brian38 3 2 Long-billed curlew
Little blue heron Brian38 3 0 Little blue heron
Black-bellied plover Brian38 1 0 Black-bellied plover
Horned lark Brian38 1 0 Horned lark
Leucistic anna's hummingbird Brian38 7 6 Leucistic anna's hummingbird
Western Pygmy-Blue Ava T-B 4 2 Western Pygmy-Blue
Canada Goose Desmond.E.S.O 3 1 Canada Goose
Northern Harrier Josh Asel 6 4 Northern Harrier
Great Horned Owl Josh Asel 8 3 Great Horned Owl
Brandt’s Cormorant Steven Sheppard 1 0 Brandt’s Cormorant
North American River Otter Josh Asel 16 8 North American River Otter
California sea lion AlexanderKaliczak 1 0 California sea lion
One-spot Fringehead Steven Sheppard 2 2 One-spot Fringehead
California Sea Lion Steven Sheppard 6 1 California Sea Lion
Heerman's Gull KarenSaxton 6 1 Heerman's Gull
Reddish egret KarenSaxton 6 9 Reddish egret
Tricolor Heron KarenSaxton 3 0 Tricolor Heron
Spiny Redberry Ava T-B 1 0 Spiny Redberry
Anna's Hummingbird KarenSaxton 3 0 Anna's Hummingbird
Snowy Egret Chris Ince Jr. 0 0 Snowy Egret
Say's Phoebe KarenSaxton 1 0 Say's Phoebe
Osprey KarenSaxton 0 2 Osprey
Giant Green Anemone Machi 17 10 Giant Green Anemone
Brewer's Blackbird Machi 1 0 Brewer's Blackbird
Strap Lichen Machi 2 0 Strap Lichen
California Mussel Machi 2 0 California Mussel
Columbian Black-tailed Deer Machi 3 0 Columbian Black-tailed Deer
Hydrozoan Machi 10 4 Hydrozoan
Turkish Washcloth Machi 4 3 Turkish Washcloth

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