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1 2 Guzmania 'Kapoho Fire' Bromeliads

Guzmania 'Kapoho Fire' Bromeliads

by misako.hillSan Rafael, California, USA

These beautiful Guzmania 'Kapoho Fire' Bromeliads were in the lobby of the ...

1 0 Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly

by Michael DrumMill Valley, California, USA

Landing on dandelion flowers at the Headlands Institute in

0 0 Whimbrel

Whimbrel

by DonnaPomeroySan Mateo, California, USA

rocky intertidal zone at Fitzgerald Marine ...

3 3 Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

by foliniCalifornia, USA

Spotted on the beach in front of the San Quentin state prison in

36 15 Giant Green Anemone

Giant Green Anemone

by DonnaPomeroySan Mateo, California, USA

Low tide at James Fitzgerald Marine Reserve ...

0 2 Mushrooms

Mushrooms

by misako.hillSan Rafael, California, USA

These mushrooms were growing near some dripping water. They were about 3 ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by misako.hillSanta Rosa, California, USA

Small black beetle on the beach. Less than 1/2 inch long. Any help with an ID ...

0 1 White-Winged March Fly

White-Winged March Fly

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

March fly approximately 3/4 in long.

1 6 Spotting

Spotting

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Fuzzy brown fly. Average size. Any help with an ID would be great.

1 8 Crane Fly with undeveloped wings

Crane Fly with undeveloped wings

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

This crane fly had short undeveloped wings. It was on the ground outside the ...

8 5 Red-Shouldered Hawk

Red-Shouldered Hawk

by DonnaPomeroySan Mateo, California, USA

Immature Red-Shouldered Hawk

0 2 Marsh Periwinkle

Marsh Periwinkle

by MachiFlorida, USA

On a seawall of a river with brackish water

0 0 Western Tiger Beetle

Western Tiger Beetle

by misako.hillSanta Rosa, California, USA

Cicindela oregona, also called the Western Tiger Beetle, is a species of ground ...

0 1 Non-Biting Midge

Non-Biting Midge

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Chironomidae (informally known as chironomids or non-biting midges) are a ...

0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by kcdickMill Valley, California, USA

Saw this flower 2 weeks ago on Mt. Tamalpais in

1 0 Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Chestnut-backed Chickadee

by avesjohnCrescent City, California, USA

white cheek patch, black cap and throat, and a rufous back and sides. (Birds ...

0 0 Coast Range Fence Lizard

Coast Range Fence Lizard

by Liam OBrienSan Francisco, California, USA

Strikingly different from Western Fence Lizard.

0 0 Purple Star thistle

Purple Star thistle

by AlessandraRungChavesDavis, California, USA

problem throughout California, particularly in Solano, Napa, Sonoma, and

1 0 Fingernail Limpets

Fingernail Limpets

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Lottia digitalis or the ribbed limpet is a species of sea snail, a true limpet, ...

4 12 Metallic Green Bee (female)

Metallic Green Bee (female)

by misakoEmeryville, California, USA

The genus Agapostemon is a common group of Western hemisphere sweat bees of ...

2 1 Western Terrestrial Garter Snake

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

The Western terrestrial garter snake (Thamnophis elegans) is a species of ...

1 2 Purple Bush Lupine

Purple Bush Lupine

by misako.hillMill Valley, California, USA

be native from Point Reyes National Seashore south to San Luis Obispo

0 1 Northern Gannet

Northern Gannet

by DamienPenkertIreland

Northern Gannet photographed on Great Saltee Island off Kilmore Quay on

0 1 Bean Clam

Bean Clam

by KatKilouekaAvalon, California, USA

Donax gouldii, the bean clam, is a marine ...

0 7 Beetle

Beetle

Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, USA

Beetles have two pair of wings; the first being part of the hardened sheath ...

2 0 Californian Redwood

Californian Redwood

by pamsaiLarkspur;Mill Valley, California, USA

from Mt. Tam, in Marin

2 1 Northern Lacuna

Northern Lacuna

by ForestDragonNorthwest Harbor, New York, USA

Small aquatic snails found in tidal areas at low tide. Commonly found with ...

1 0 California Mussels

California Mussels

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

The California mussel, Mytilus californianus, is a large edible mussel, a

2 2 Checkerbloom

Checkerbloom

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Sidalcea malviflora is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family known ...

1 1 Jack-o'-Lantern Mushrooms

Jack-o'-Lantern Mushrooms

by misakoMill Valley, California, USA

There were several of these large mushrooms growing under and on a tree. They ...

0 6 Soft-Winged Flower Beetle

Soft-Winged Flower Beetle

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Soft-Winged Flower Beetle. Most are elongate-oval, soft-bodied beetles 10 mm ...

2 2 Darkling Beetle

Darkling Beetle

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Darkling beetles (also known as darkening beetles) are a family of beetles ...

3 6 Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

The banded Woolly Bear larva emerges from the egg in the fall and overwinters ...

4 1 Fossil sea snail shell

Fossil sea snail shell

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

Fossil marine gastropod mollusk shell ...

1 0 Coastal Sage

Coastal Sage

California, USA

"Plant community Coastal sage scrub is characterized by low-growing aromatic, ...

0 0 Fossil whale tympanic bone

Fossil whale tympanic bone

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

. This specimen was collected at an undisclosed location along the Potomac ...

2 0 Fossil shark tooth: Shortfin mako

Fossil shark tooth: Shortfin mako

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

undisclosed location along the Potomac River, Westmoreland

1 1 Mossy Chiton

Mossy Chiton

by DonnaPomeroySan Mateo, California, USA

This chiton can be 40 to 55 mm (1.6 to 2.2 in) in length. In life it is quite ...

0 0 California Buckeye

California Buckeye

by pamsaiLarkspur;Mill Valley, California, USA

Aesculus californica (California Buckeye or California Horse-chestnut) is a ...

3 0 Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle

by sscherryMaryland, USA

The Eastern Box Turtle has a high dome-like top shell of black (or dark brown) ...

1 2 Millipedes Mating

Millipedes Mating

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

These millipedes were mating on the ceiling of the bathroom and there were ...

1 0 San Francisco Wallflower

San Francisco Wallflower

by misako.hillSan Francisco, California, USA

a plant endemic to the northern California coast, from Sonoma to Santa Cruz ...

1 0 Sea Squirts

Sea Squirts

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

sac-like marine invertebrate filter ...

1 0 Western Burrowing Owl

Western Burrowing Owl

by Jen.JSan Mateo, California, USA

from Napa, Marin, San Francisco, Santa ...

3 0 Mossy Chiton

Mossy Chiton

by misako.hillCalifornia, USA

Mossy Chiton spotted on a rock during low tide at a Sonoma

0 0 Fossil crocodile teeth

Fossil crocodile teeth

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

County, Virginia USA. Note: The quarters ...

0 0 Fossil Ray crushing tooth plate

Fossil Ray crushing tooth plate

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

, Westmoreland County, Virginia USA. "Rays ...

0 3 Fossil shark teeth: Extinct Giant Mako

Fossil shark teeth: Extinct Giant Mako

by GeodialistVirginia, USA

County, Virginia USA. Note: The quarters ...