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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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408 participants 6,824 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

Reddish egret KarenSaxton 6 9 Reddish egret
Milkweed Aphid Ava T-B 1 1 Milkweed Aphid
Tricolor Heron KarenSaxton 3 0 Tricolor Heron
Heerman's Gull KarenSaxton 4 0 Heerman's Gull
Spiny Redberry Ava T-B 1 0 Spiny Redberry
Anna's Hummingbird KarenSaxton 3 0 Anna's Hummingbird
Spider Ava T-B 1 1 Spider
Say's Phoebe KarenSaxton 1 0 Say's Phoebe
Brant(pacific) KarenSaxton 1 0 Brant(pacific)
Osprey KarenSaxton 0 2 Osprey
Marbled Godwit KarenSaxton 1 0 Marbled Godwit
Least Sandpiper KarenSaxton 1 0 Least Sandpiper
Western Fence Lizard Ava T-B 4 1 Western Fence Lizard
Western Fence Lizard Ava T-B 1 3 Western Fence Lizard
Red-shouldered Hawk Ava T-B 4 2 Red-shouldered Hawk
Witches Broom Ava T-B 6 3 Witches Broom
Blue Dasher CindyBinghamKeiser 5 1 Blue Dasher
Bee Fly CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Bee Fly
Monarch caterpillar and frass Ava T-B 9 5 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

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