WILDLIFE

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MISSION:

To bring about a realization of the interdependence of all living things and to protect animals from the negative impacts of pollution and land development.

FACTS:

  • Animal Identification and Behavioral Interpretation
     

  • Bush Lore and Tracking Skills
     

  • Environmental Literacy
     

  • Nature of Wilderness
     

  • Personal Growth Development
     

  • Trail Mechanics
     

  • Interpretation of Landscapes and Earth Sciences
     

  • Group Dynamics and Assessment

    Environmental Responsibility and Accountability
    Ecosystems regulate and maintain the conditions on earth suitable for life, providing us with oxygen, food, water and other resources. They are essential to our cultural and social experience. Never before has our impact on ecosystems been greater. The dilemma? How do we sustain the ecosystems that sustain us?

Lined Ground Squirrel (Ictidomys tridecemlineatus)
Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon)
Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
Ariadne Spider (Ariadna bicolor)
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Green Metallic Bee (Augochlora sp.)
Crested Caracara (Polyborus Plancus)
Baltimore Checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton)
Bee Killer Fly (Promachus Fitchii)
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
Black Witch (Ascalapha odorata)
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus). female
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus), juvenile
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus), male
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus), male
Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)
Boll Weevil (Anthonomus grandis)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
American bison (Bison bison)
Insect Nest
Red Velvet Ant and Collared Lizard
Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)
California Quail (Callipepla californica), male
California Trapdoor Spider (Bothriocyrtum californicum)
California Quail (Callipepla californica), male
Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum)
Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum)
Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu)
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Cow Killer (family Mutillidae)
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Coyote (Canis latrans)
California Ground Squirrels and Brown Pelican
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
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Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Salt Marsh Moth (Estigmene acrea)
Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
Thin-Legged Wolf Spider (Pardosa sp.)
Garden Snail (Helix aspersa)
Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica)
Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)
Colorado Potato Beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)
Rock Dove (Columba livia)
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Wild boar (Sus scrofa), juvenile
Wild boar (Sus scrofa)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
Western Gray Squirrel (Sciurus griseus)
Brush Rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani)
Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa)
Honey Bee (Apis sp.)
Sika Deer (Cervus Nippon)
Rufous Garden Slug (Arion ater)
Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus)
Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre)
Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus)
Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii)
Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris)
California Ground Squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Darkling Beetle (Eleodes sp.) Also known as "Stink Bug"
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Acorn Woodpeckers (Melanerpes formicivorus)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
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Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Black-hooded Parakeet (Nandayus nenday)
Cow Killer (family Mutillidae) Also known as Red Velvet Ant
Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Common Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus collaris)
Brownish-Gray Fishing Spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus)
Black Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)
Pearly Eye (Enodia portlandia)
Red-tailed Hawk, Eastern subspecies (Buteo jamaicensis borealis)
Barn Spider (Araneus cavaticus)
Barn Spider (Araneus cavaticus)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)
Red-tailed Hawk with rabbit
European Cabbage Butterfly (Pieris rapae)
Golden Mayfly (Hexagenia sp.)
Gray Wolf (Canis lupis)
Leather-colored Bird Grasshopper (Schistocerca alutacea)
Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia)
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Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni), pale morph
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)
Common Whitetail (Plathemis lydia)
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus)
Texan Crescent (Phyciodes texana)
Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides)
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus), female
North American Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Red Diamond Rattlesnake (Crolatus ruber)
White Admiral (Limentis arthemis)
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
Widow Underwing (Catocala vidua)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus), caterpillar
Tarantula Hawk (family Pompilidae)
Viceroy and Pipevine Swallowtail
Viceroy (Limenitis Archippus)
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Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Digger Bee (Anthophorini spp.)
Northern Cardinals (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Boat-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus major), male
Boat-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus major), female
Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis)
Harris’ Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)
Harris’ Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Elk (Cervus canadensis), females
Elk (Cervus canadensis), male
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)
Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii)
Field Cricket (family Gryllidae)
Giant Walkingstick (Megaphasma denticrus)
Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides)
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)
Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer)
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus), male
Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus), female
Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)
Green Clearwing (Erythemis simpliciocollis)
Green Valley Grasshopper (Schistocerca shoshone)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
California ground squirrel (Otospermophilus beecheyi)
Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides)
Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Hooded Oriole (Icterus cucullatus)
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)
House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus)
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House Finches (Haemorhous mexicanus)
Iguana (Iguana spp.)
Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Wrentit (Chamaea fasciata)
California Legless Lizard (Anniella pulchra)
Southern Alligator Lizard (Elgaria multicarinata)
Pigmy Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma douglassii)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus)
Japanese White-eye (Zosterops japonicus)
Java Sparrow (Lonchura oryzivora)
Java Sparrow (Lonchura oryzivora)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)
Lesser Goldfinches (Spinus psaltria)
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) with tick
Long-winged Locust (Dissosteira longipennis)
Merlin (Falco columbarius)
Millipede (order Diplopoda)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Mormon cricket (Anabrus simplex)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Mynas cleaning a horse's coat
Barn Orb-Weaver (Araneus Cavaticus)
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
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Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
Pallid-winged Grasshopper (Trimerotropis pallidipennis)
Black-hooded Parakeets (Nandayus nenday)
Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens), female
Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus)
Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus)
Pocket Gopher (family Geomyidae)
Steel Blue Cricket Hunter (Chlorion cyaneum)
Red Ant (Formica sp.)
Red-Brown Paper Wasp (Polistes olivaceus)
Red-legged Locust (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Red-legged Locust (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Red-legged Locust (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Red-legged Locust (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Red-legged Locust (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), dark morph
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), dark morph
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Red Velvet Ant and Collared Lizard
Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata)
Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata)
Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus)
Red-tailed Hawk with prey
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Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) with rabbit
Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)
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Repetitive Tachinid Fly (Peleteria spp.)
Sandhills Hornet (Dolichovespula arenaria)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
Short-stalked Damselfly (Argia sp.)
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Silver Argiope (Argiope argentata)
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
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Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Spotted Dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
Steel Blue Cricket Hunter (Chlorion cyaneum)
Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)
Texas Carpenter Ant (Camponotus sp.)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Two-striped Grasshopper (Melanoplus bivittatus)
Vermillion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
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Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Six-lined Racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus)
Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus)
Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
White-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus townsendii)
Willow Mining Bee (Andrena salicifloris)
Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
Zebra Dove (Geopelia striata)
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