Sunday, March 6, 2016

Species Lists, Front Yard 2016


We are not listing insects, or spiders. We love them too, but there are just too many.


Plants

Rumex sp?

Oenothera elata, Hooker's Evening Primrose

Epilobium canum - California fuchsia

Cliff Spurge, Euphorbia misera

Fuchsia-flowered Gooseberry, Ribes speciosum

White Sage, Salvia apiana

Black Sage, Salvia mellifera

California Buckwheat, Eriogonum fasciculatum

Seacliff Buckwheat, Eriogonum parvifolium

Bush Rue, Cneoridium dumosum

Arroyo Willow, Salix lasiolepis

Western Jimson Weed, Datura wrightii

California Gilia, Gilia achilleifolia

Blue-eyed Grass, Sisyrinchium bellum

Blue Dicks, Dichelostemma pulchellum var. pulchellum

Red skinned onion, Allium haematochiton  S. Watson
     
Miniature Lupine, Lupinus bicolor

Arroyo Lupine, Lupinus succulentus

Asteracea;

Western Marsh Cudweed, Gnaphalium palustre

Coyote Brush, Baccharis pilularis

California Sagebrush, Artemisia californica

Bush sunflower, Encelia californica

San Diego Sunflower,
Bahiopsis laciniata

Coast Goldenbush, Isocoma menziesii (Hook. & Arn.) G. Nesom var. vernonioides
(Nutt.) G. Nesom  AKA Palmer's Goldenbush, Ericameria palmeri

Grasses: Poaceae 
Purple Needle Grass, Nassella pulchra (Stipa pulchra) official state grass since 2004

Birds

Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicana (Jan. 25, 2017)

Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis (Jan. 25, 2017)

Loggerhead Shrike, Lanius ludovicianus (Dec. 2016)

Hooded Oriole, Icterus cucullatus (March 16, 2016)

Cedar Waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum

Yellow-rumped Warbler, Dendroica coronata

Yellow Warbler, Dendroica petechia

Black-throated-Gray Warbler, Dendroica nigrescens

Sharp-shinned Hawk, Accipiter striatus

Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroura

Allen's Hummingbird, Selasphorus sasin

Anna's Hummingbird, Calypte anna (nested)

Nuttall's Woodpecker, Picoides nuttallii (male female and immature)

American Crow, Corvus brachyhynchus

Lesser Goldfinch, Carduelis psaltria

American Goldfinch, Carduelis tristis

Bushtit, Psaltriparus minimus

Wrentit, Chamaea fasciata

Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

Black Phoebe, Sayornis nigricans

Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Aimophila ruficeps

White-crowned Sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophyrs

House Finch, Carpodacus mexicanus

House Sparrow, Passer domesticus (Non-native)

European Starling, Sternux vulgarus (Non-native)

Reptiles, and amphibians

California Slender Salamander, Batrachoceps attenuatus (Breeding)

Southern Alligator Lizard, Elgaria multicarinata (Breeding)

Western Fence Lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis (Breeding)

California King Snake, Lampropeltis getula californiae


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