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1 0 California Thrasher

California Thrasher

by TorreyNeelEncinitas, California, USA

San

0 0 Pacific Swampfire

Pacific Swampfire

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Pink and green, native plant that resembles Coral. It reaches about 1 foot tall ...

3 1 Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

Beautiful, slender bird with long, black legs and yellow feet.

1 0 Southern Pacific Rattlesnake

Southern Pacific Rattlesnake

by KarenPSan Diego, California, USA

This southern pacific rattle snake (1.5 feet long estimated) was spotted in ...

3 0 California Horn Snail

California Horn Snail

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

1 1/5 inch long, spiral shell was sitting on the shoreline of a

0 8 Pied-billed Grebe

Pied-billed Grebe

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

There isn't a bold band on the bill that's typically found on this species. It ...

1 2 Mexican Bush Katydid

Mexican Bush Katydid

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

Green Katydid with the typical long antennae. The wings are long and slender ...

0 1 Pacific Swampfire

Pacific Swampfire

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

This perinnial shrub resembles Coral with a green base and pink to red tips. It ...

0 0 Mallow Scrub Hairstreak

Mallow Scrub Hairstreak

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Gray butterfly with brown/black spots on wings. There is brown on the top of ...

4 7 Spotting

Spotting

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

I'm not sure what's going on with this spotting. It appears to be a Tussock ...

0 0 Coyote Scat

Coyote Scat

by Ava T-BSan Diego, California, USA

Coyote scat as opposed to dog poop, because this has seeds in it. This was ...

0 0 Catalina Ironwood

Catalina Ironwood

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

"This is a tree growing up to 15 metres (49 ft) tall with peeling reddish gray ...

0 0 Long-billed Dowitcher

Long-billed Dowitcher

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

Correct me if I'm wrong. This may be the short-billed Dowitcher but this ...

1 0 Silver Argiope Egg Sac

Silver Argiope Egg Sac

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

This is a unique and easily recognizable egg sac. It seems to mimic the abdomen ...

1 0 Beaked Twig Gall Wasp

Beaked Twig Gall Wasp

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

Large, red, wasp gall. It is about 1 inch in diameter. This one is now empty ...

46 46 Osprey

Osprey

by CindyBinghamKeiserSolana Beach, California, USA

This beauty flew right in front of us while we were cleaning the trails around ...

11 8 Silver Argiope

Silver Argiope

by CindyBinghamKeiserSan Diego, California, USA

"Posterior half of the top side of the abdomen is dark-colored with "windows" ...

0 2 Harlequin Bug

Harlequin Bug

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

Black, red, white and orange stink bug. This was deep in bushes so I couldn't ...

0 2 Dainty Sulphur

Dainty Sulphur

by CindyBinghamKeiserEncinitas, California, USA

This little butterfly had about a 3 cm wingspan. "This is North America's ...

1 2 Dodder

Dodder

by Ava T-BSan Diego, California, USA

A parasitic plant found in the San

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