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Johnny Cash Tarantula (Aphonopelma johnnycashi)

Observer

mekvillage

Date

June 7, 2011 04:00 PM PDT

Description

I heard a loud call from a bird and found this female Tarantula had come out of her burrow and grabbed this bird.

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Eastern Milksnake (Lampropeltis triangulum)

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brdnrdr

Date

October 2020

Description

Yes!!!!

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Colombian Weasel (Neogale felipei)

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sultana

Date

May 2011

Description

Atrapada en el baño de una finca

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dhfischer

Date

July 6, 2019 10:47 AM HST

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Yellow-tailed Aphideater (Eupeodes talus)

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chloe_and_trevor

Date

July 20, 2020 11:20 AM PDT

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Red-tailed Aphideater (Eupeodes montivagus)

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chloe_and_trevor

Date

August 9, 2020 09:25 AM PDT

Description

Really cool drone fly, 7000ft glacial moraine, no idea what it is.

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Bare-winged Aphideater (Eupeodes perplexus)

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susanhewitt

Date

October 19, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

Description

???

On Korean Chrysanthemums in the French Garden section of the Conservatory Garden in Central Park.

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Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

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tonyg

Date

April 14, 2020 06:19 PM CDT

Description

Bilateral Gynandromorph

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thierrycordenos

Date

November 22, 2019 11:33 AM HST

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Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus variegatus)

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agonzalo

Date

January 31, 2020 08:26 AM EST

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Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus)

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upupa-epops

Date

October 13, 2019 04:45 PM EDT

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Garganey (Spatula querquedula)

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jerry_deboer

Date

May 6, 2014 08:13 AM MDT

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Franciscana (Pontoporia blainvillei)

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maxirocchi

Date

July 2018

Place

Argentina (Google, OSM)

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Eastern Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus ssp. zibethicus)

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dongminsung

Date

April 17, 2017 12:20 PM EDT

Description

Confirm?

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Ant Flies (Genus Microdon)

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cris-tzabcan

Date

February 2017

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Bare-winged Aphideater (Eupeodes perplexus)

Observer

scottking

Date

September 16, 2019 03:16 PM CDT

Description

Bare-winged Aphideater, female
on Drummond's Aster
St Olaf Natural Land
Northfield, Minnesota
TL=12mm

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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Observer

tom15

Date

December 5, 2015 10:28 AM EST

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Tuamotu Sandpiper (Prosobonia parvirostris)

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mikeggg

Date

July 2018

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Magenta Petrel (Pterodroma magentae)

Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 1987

Description

Caught one night with the help of spotlights. This bird was kept overnight and photographed and banded before being released. One of the world's rarest sea birds.

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New Zealand Storm Petrel (Fregetta maoriana)

Date

February 2019

Place

Missing Location

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Small Lifou White-Eye (Zosterops minutus)

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freddesmoulins

Date

October 9, 2010 04:24 PM HST

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New Caledonia Goshawk (Accipiter haplochrous)

Observer

freddesmoulins

Date

August 2017

Place

Sud, NC (Google, OSM)

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Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus)

Observer

freddesmoulins

Date

November 2015

Place

Sud, NC (Google, OSM)

Description

Parc des Grandes Fougères

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Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus)

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freddesmoulins

Date

March 2011

Place

Sud, NC (Google, OSM)

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Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus)

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neomorphus

Date

December 2010

Place

Sud, NC (Google, OSM)

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freddesmoulins

Date

October 29, 2008

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Long-billed White-Eye (Rukia longirostra)

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thibaudaronson

Date

April 2019

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Pohnpei Fantail (Rhipidura kubaryi)

Observer

thibaudaronson

Date

April 15, 2019 04:12 PM CEST

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Woolly Milkweed (Asclepias lanuginosa)

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rayrob

Date

August 2018

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Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi)

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whimbrelbirder

Date

May 10, 2019 06:01 PM CDT

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Olympia Marble (Euchloe olympia)

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mbeatty233

Date

April 2019

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Hoary Elfin (Callophrys polios)

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psweet

Date

April 2019

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Common Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)

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benb

Date

April 26, 2019 11:27 AM UTC

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Ghost Tiger Beetle (Ellipsoptera lepida)

Date

August 2018

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Date

May 2017

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Black Stilt (Himantopus novaezelandiae)

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oscarkokako

Date

April 2018

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California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

Observer

emily4242

Description

Hard to see but there were three condors circling here, I think.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/armadillosoft/collections/72157671622286667/

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Garter Snakes (Genus Thamnophis)

Observer

whimbrelbirder

Date

August 19, 2018 12:41 PM CDT

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Jaguar (Panthera onca)

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 2017

Description

On August 16, we witnessed what has to rank with one of the most incredible wildlife experiences I’ve ever had. Cheryl and I were on a trip with 6 other nature photographers and our leader. We had been in the Pantanal area of Brazil for about a week with 5 days along the Cuiaba River near Porto Jofre, looking for Jaguars and other photo ops. Our daily routine was breakfast at 5:30 AM and we took off on boats from 6 till about 11AM, lunch at noon at the lodge, then on the boats again 3PM till dark. Our group has 3 boats so just 3 people per boat so plenty of room for photo gear, etc. Over several days we had seen 10-12 Jaguars. Some were very good photo ops, some poor photo ops, some just glimpsed.

There are several lodges in the area and it is a popular place to visit for folks hoping to see Jaguars, so much like Yellowstone National Park, a crowd can gather when some significant wildlife is seen, but instead of car jams to see a Grizzly such as Yellowstone, this can be boat jams for a jaguar. I have seen as many as 22 boats, 70-100 feet off shore with lots of people in each boat taking photos of a sleeping Jaguar. BUT…that is not the end of the story! We were often in more remote areas of the rivers and inlets and streams more or less on our own looking for birds, etc., so lots of times there are no other boats around. The boat drivers all have radios, so if a Jaguar is seen, other boats are informed. We move 20-25 miles up and down the river to explore, so many times other boats are not close enough to arrive while a Jaguar is in view.

My limited Jaguar experience is that some are just sleeping and/or resting and mostly ignore the boats in the river. Others are walking though the edge of the forest near the river and when a boat becomes visible, the animal just vanishes back into the forest. This morning at about 7:30 AM our three boats were in an out-of-the way location, a mile or so apart. The boat I was in was photographing a Great Black Hawk when one of our other boats called us on the radio to say they had a Jaguar swimming in the river, apparently hunting, so we headed to that area. Apparently the Jaguar, with just its head visible, swam up to loafing Yacare Caimans and pounced onto a caiman which was about 6 or so feet long. The Jaguar and the caiman thrashed in the water with the Jaguar biting into the skull of the caiman. That is about the time our boat arrived, after the Jaguar had mostly subdued the caiman, but the caiman was still thrashing about. The Jaguar was up against a high dirt bank, still mostly in the water with a firm grip on the skull of the caiman and the Jaguar was not letting go. It was very dark and under heavy foliage and vines so I was shooting at 4000 and 6400 ISO but that was my only choice. Eventually the Jaguar was able to work itself and its prize away from the vines and it drug the caiman out of the water and up the dirt bank and eventually back into the forest to enjoy its catch beyond the curious and amazed eyes of the human observers. The caiman was as large or larger than the Jaguar. All I have to say is that a mature Jaguar is an incredibly powerful predator and watching this whole 15 minute episode is something I’ll not forget. What a beast!

This entire series was shot from a boat, perhaps 40 feet off the bank with a Canon EOS 7D Mark II and a Canon 100-400 IS lens in case anyone is interested.

Cuiaba River,
near Porto Jofre,
Pantanal,
Brazil
16 August 2017

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Greater Flying Squids (Subfamily Ommastrephinae)

Observer

aunty

Date

March 29, 2016

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Akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi)

Observer

tonnessen

Date

June 2017

Place

Hawaii, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Perhaps the rarest Kauai forest bird.

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Inaccessible Island Rail (Atlantisia rogersi)

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briangratwicke

Date

March 2012

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Robust Clubhook Squid (Onykia robusta)

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zooillogix

Date

July 7, 2017 04:27 PM PDT

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Black-chested Snake-Eagle (Circaetus pectoralis)

Observer

happyasacupcake

Date

May 30, 2018 12:20 PM SAST

Description

We saw the snake eagle as it flew up from the ground. It flew in slow circles while it controlled and started to eat the snake. One minute from pic 1 to pic 8 where it started to eat the snake. Total time for this series, three minutes.

Snake at https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/14774517

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Sea Swallow (Glaucus atlanticus)

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

February 11, 2016

Description

Is it a fish? Is it a slug? Is it a fishy anemone? I do not have a clue what this is!

It is about 30mm long and there were a few of them in the sand - outgoing tide nearly on the turn. Most were buried and only the "fan fin" was showing.

Resting on the wet sand, when the sand collapsed it arched it's face upwards (2nd and third photos) and seem to spawn capsule from somewhere - there are 2 floating in the 4th pic.

Totally hypnotic, by the time my sister-in-law and I carried on the brother had walked 2kms away from us!

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American Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira)

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rebeccaerickson

Date

August 3, 2018 09:14 AM CDT

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Common Potoo (Nyctibius griseus)

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adamwardsell

Date

June 29, 2018 10:56 AM CDT

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whimbrelbirder

Date

July 6, 2018 09:01 AM CDT

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Virginia's Warbler (Leiothlypis virginiae)

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whimbrelbirder

Date

July 8, 2018 09:58 AM CDT

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King Eider (Somateria spectabilis)

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whimbrelbirder

Date

November 25, 2016 01:32 PM CST

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Ruff (Calidris pugnax)

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mbeatty233

Date

April 29, 2018 05:58 PM CDT

Description

Rare, but seems to be becoming an annual vagrant to Indiana. Found by Jeff McCoy earlier this afternoon.

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Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

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whimbrelbirder

Date

April 2018

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Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)

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brdnrdr

Date

April 28, 2018 08:36 AM HST

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Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica)

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whimbrelbirder

Date

January 30, 2016 01:17 PM CST

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House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)

Observer

molanic

Date

May 2013

Description

Female Purple Finch & Male House Finch

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Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens)

Observer

whimbrelbirder

Date

January 2018