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Southern California Wildlife

Southern California Wildlife

Help document all indigenous and introduced organisms in the Southern California region. Please enter detailed notes on the habitat and any behaviors you observe. Accurate dates help highlight migrations and blooming seasons. Sign in to join mission

Southern California Wildlife
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407 participants 6,803 spottings

Southern California is one of the most biologically diverse regions in America which allows for unique wildlife spottings! So grab your camera and take it with you because you never know when you'll spot a beautiful plant or curious bug in the area that you want to know more about.

Southern California Wildlife

Lat: 32.67 Long: -119.32

Recent Spottings

Western Fence Lizard Ava T-B 3 0 Western Fence Lizard
Western Fence Lizard Ava T-B 1 3 Western Fence Lizard
Red-shouldered Hawk Ava T-B 4 1 Red-shouldered Hawk
Witches Broom Ava T-B 6 3 Witches Broom
Spider Ava T-B 0 1 Spider
Blue Dasher CindyBinghamKeiser 5 1 Blue Dasher
Bee Fly CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Bee Fly
Monarch caterpillar and frass Ava T-B 9 4 Monarch caterpillar and frass
Mourning Cloak Ava T-B 5 0 Mourning Cloak
Cassin’s Kingbird Steven Sheppard 1 0 Cassin’s Kingbird
Brittle Star Steven Sheppard 1 0 Brittle Star
Southern Pacific Rattlesnake KarenP 2 0 Southern Pacific Rattlesnake
Unknown spotting treelessmountain 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting npfares 1 0 Unknown spotting
Short-horned Walkingstick CindyBinghamKeiser 6 4 Short-horned Walkingstick
Succulent angela.zumaya 4 0 Succulent
Unknown spotting CindyBinghamKeiser 8 2 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Unknown spotting
Ruddy Turnstone Jellis 1 0 Ruddy Turnstone
Allen's/Rufous Hummingbird Jellis 6 0 Allen's/Rufous Hummingbird
Yellow-billed Magpie Jellis 5 0 Yellow-billed Magpie
Le Conte's Thrasher Jellis 1 0 Le Conte's Thrasher
Bell's Sparrow Jellis 1 0 Bell's Sparrow
Jumping Spider CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Jumping Spider
Unknown spotting nickashforth 9 2 Unknown spotting
Eurasian Collard Dove Ava T-B 1 0 Eurasian Collard Dove
California Kingsnake CindyBinghamKeiser 7 1 California Kingsnake
Sand Bug Steven Sheppard 2 4 Sand Bug
Monarch Butterfly Ava T-B 7 0 Monarch Butterfly
White-lined Sphinx Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 17 8 White-lined Sphinx Moth
Bush Katydid nymph CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Bush Katydid nymph
Common Buckeye CindyBinghamKeiser 5 0 Common Buckeye
Green Dock Beetle (gravid) CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Green Dock Beetle (gravid)
Blue CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Blue
Carpenterworm Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 3 0 Carpenterworm Moth
Predaceous Diving Beetle CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Predaceous Diving Beetle
Pseudoscorpion CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Pseudoscorpion
Treehopper CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Treehopper
California ground squirrel stendaic 1 1 California ground squirrel
California ground squirrel stendaic 1 0 California ground squirrel
California Scrub Jay stendaic 0 0 California Scrub Jay
Anna's Hummingbird stendaic 0 0 Anna's Hummingbird
Steller's Jay stendaic 0 1 Steller's Jay
Galerucine Leaf Beetle stendaic 2 0 Galerucine Leaf Beetle
California Thrasher CindyBinghamKeiser 1 2 California Thrasher
Northern Red Bishop Jellis 6 5 Northern Red Bishop
Reddish Egret Jellis 2 1 Reddish Egret
Red Fox stendaic 2 4 Red Fox
Four-lined Plant Bug CindyBinghamKeiser 7 3 Four-lined Plant Bug
Azure Butterfly CindyBinghamKeiser 2 0 Azure Butterfly

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