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5 3 Crystaline Ice Plant

Crystaline Ice Plant

by KarenPCalifornia, USA

I know that crystalline ice plant is an invasive plant at

1 1 Gopher Snake

Gopher Snake

by KarenParrottCalifornia, USA

This 4 ft long gopher snake was sitting just off the trail in

2 2 Jerusalem Cricket

Jerusalem Cricket

by KarenPCalifornia, USA

I found this Jerusalem Cricket crossing the trail at sunset.

2 0 Chalk Dudleya

Chalk Dudleya

by KarenPCalifornia, USA

Dudleya along the trail in Batiquitos ...

0 0 San Diego Gopher Snake

San Diego Gopher Snake

by JamesWCarlsbad, California, USA

Spotted alongside a trail at Batiquitos ...

1 0 Western Fence Lizard

Western Fence Lizard

by KarenPOceanside, California, USA

This western fence lizard was taking in some sun in

1 0 Spotting


by CindyBinghamKeiserCalifornia, USA

Low growing plant with blue-green, fuzzy leaves. The flowers are very small and ...

1 0 Plume Moth

Plume Moth

by CindyBinghamKeiserCalifornia, USA

Largest Plume Moth I've seen with a wingspan of nearly 35mm. I could only get ...

2 0 Shore Bug

Shore Bug

by CindyBinghamKeiserCalifornia, USA

Black and white bug with black and gray eyes. This bug wouldn't let me get ...

6 5 California King Snake

California King Snake

by KarenPCarlsbad, California, USA

I found this 3 and a half foot California King Snake slithering across the ...

51 19 Salt Heliotrope

Salt Heliotrope

by KarenPCarlsbad, California, USA

This small white flower was in bloom in a low lying area, just off the trail, ...

0 2 Wild Radish

Wild Radish

by KarenPOceanside, California, USA

Pink and white wildflower blooming trail side at

0 0 Marbeled Godwit

Marbeled Godwit

by KarenPOceanside, California, USA

A Marbled Godwit in the shallow waters of

0 3 Northern Pintail Duck

Northern Pintail Duck

by KarenPOceanside, California

Northern Pintail duck in the shallow part of the

1 5 Sourgrass


by KarenPCalifornia, USA

Also called Bermuda Buttercup, this sourgrass brightens up the trail side and ...

2 2 Firey Skipper

Firey Skipper

by KarenPSan Diego, California, USA

Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, CA

1 1 Scoliid Wasp

Scoliid Wasp

by RyGuyNSan Diego, California, USA

It looks like a giant bee

3 0 Dancer Damselfly

Dancer Damselfly

by CindyBinghamKeiserCalifornia, USA

Brown and gray narrow-winged damselfly with a wide black stripe down the thorax ...

2 0 Wetsalts Tiger Beetle

Wetsalts Tiger Beetle

by CindyBinghamKeiserCarlsbad, California, USA

Large, dark beetle with green and red sheen. The very end of the elytra are ...

4 0 Red-Shouldered Hawk

Red-Shouldered Hawk

by KarenPCalifornia, USA

This hawk was sitting in a eucalyptus tree near the trail. Several hikers ...

1 2 Fiddler Crab

Fiddler Crab

by KarenPCarlsbad, California, USA

. Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad, CA.

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