Dec 232011
 

Dandelion Frost Flowerets by robinclifton
Dandelion Frost Flowerets

A Common Dandelion by screek
A Common Dandelion

Yellow Mandarin by USWildflowers
Yellow Mandarin

‘Sea’ Poppy blazes yellow on a roadside in the Camargue by dustygedge
‘Sea’ Poppy blazes yellow on a roadside in the Camargue

A Sunflower by screek
A Sunflower

Wild Iris in the Meadow by pianamon
Wild Iris in the Meadow

Orange Agoseris by pianamon
Orange Agoseris

Mariposa Lily at Caribou Ranch by pianamon
Mariposa Lily at Caribou Ranch

Happy 1st Day of Spring by preskittgurl
Happy 1st Day of Spring

Shooting Stars in the Rain by robinclifton
Shooting Stars in the Rain

Western Blue Flax at Wonderland Creek by pianamon
Western Blue Flax at Wonderland Creek

#NPOD: Canada Violet #Nativeplants by USWildflowers
#NPOD: Canada Violet #Nativeplants

Spiderwort (Tradescantia sp) by Bodark
Spiderwort (Tradescantia sp)

Wild Rose in the Forest by pianamon
Wild Rose in the Forest

The Season’s First Pasque Flowers by pianamon
The Season's First Pasque Flowers

My Favorite Images / Pink & White Trillium Wildflowers by NatureWurks
My Favorite Images / Pink & White Trillium Wildflowers

Common Blue Violet (Viola papilionacea) by Bodark
Common Blue Violet (Viola papilionacea)

Shooting Star (Dodecatheon meadia) by Bodark
Shooting Star (Dodecatheon meadia)

Woolly Locoweed at Walker Ranch by pianamon
Woolly Locoweed at Walker Ranch

Queen Anne’s Lace ~ Wildflower Elegance by KerriFar
Queen Anne's Lace ~ Wildflower Elegance

Balsamroot Wildflowers on the Snow King Summit by cavaroc
Balsamroot Wildflowers on the Snow King Summit

A Weed By Any Other Name by akanaphoto
A Weed By Any Other Name

Autumn Lace by KerriFar
Autumn Lace

Limonium sp, Sea Lavender by Pescalune
Limonium sp, Sea Lavender

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium by Pescalune
Yarrow, Achillea millefolium

Red Columbine, Aquilegia formosa

Jewelry of Nature by KerriFar
Jewelry of Nature

Yellow Fumewort (Corydalis flavula) by Bodark
Yellow Fumewort (Corydalis flavula)

Henbit Dead-nettle, Lamium amplexicaule by Pescalune
Henbit Dead-nettle, Lamium amplexicaule

Dandelion by NaturalVisionPhoto
Dandelion

Signs of Spring by robinclifton
Signs of Spring

Violets! by robinclifton
Violets!

Morning Dew Drops by KerriFar
Morning Dew Drops

Dec 232011
 

Landscaped Nesting by ShowMeNature
Landscaped Nesting

A Belted Kingfisher On A Foggy Day by screek
A Belted Kingfisher On A Foggy Day

A Bluebird Trying To Figure Things Out by screek
A Bluebird Trying To Figure Things Out

The mightiest owl of Australia – #birds #nature #wildlife – high in a tree in the Royal Botanical… by dustygedge
The mightiest owl of Australia - #birds #nature #wildlife - high in a tree in the Royal Botanical...

American Avocet by BeverlyEverson
American Avocet

Great Blue Heron On The Green Carpet by screek
Great Blue Heron On The Green Carpet

Ever Vigilant by JKissnHug
Ever Vigilant

Photo of the Day: Northern Flicker by MaineBirder
Photo of the Day: Northern Flicker

Mésange bleue (Cyanistes caeruleus) , Blue Tit by Pescalune
Mésange bleue (Cyanistes caeruleus) , Blue Tit

Tufted Titmouse Posing for Me by KerriFar
Tufted Titmouse Posing for Me

Don’t Bug Me by preskittgurl
Don't Bug Me

Momma Looking For Lunch by akanaphoto
Momma Looking For Lunch

Boat-tailed Grackle by MickiP65
Boat-tailed Grackle

Tawny Frogmouth by dustygedge
Tawny Frogmouth

Clark’s Grebe by sniehans
Clark's Grebe

Photo of the Week! A Loon with Open Wings! by NaturalVisionPhoto
Photo of the Week! A Loon with Open Wings!

Day 314: Double-crested Cormorant by MickiP65
Day 314: Double-crested Cormorant

Photo of the Day: Common Grackle by MaineBirder
Photo of the Day: Common Grackle

Dusky Wood Swallow by dustygedge
Dusky Wood Swallow

Snowy Egret by NatureWurks
Snowy Egret

Baltimore Oriole by MaineBirder
Baltimore Oriole

Kookaburra – Royal National Park, NSW by dustygedge
Kookaburra - Royal National Park, NSW

A Pileated Woodpecker Feeding On Berries by screek
A Pileated Woodpecker Feeding On Berries

Tiny mocking bird, big attitude by rangerous
Tiny mocking bird, big attitude

Black-capped Chickadee by BeverlyEverson
Black-capped Chickadee

Sharp-shinned Hawk with fresh kill by robinclifton
Sharp-shinned Hawk with fresh kill

Hovering Hummingbird by MaineBirder
Hovering Hummingbird

Dec 222011
 

The tinest toad….Oak Toad by PineLilyFNPS
The tinest toad....Oak Toad

Green Tree Frog by rangerous
Green Tree Frog

Eastern Iberian Painted Frog by dustygedgeEastern Iberian Painted Frog

The Toad by screek
The Toad

There are tons of tree frogs down here! (Taken with Instagram… by rangerous
There are tons of tree frogs down here!  (Taken with Instagram...

Green Frog by robinclifton
Green Frog

White-spotted Slimy Salamander by gonehikin
White-spotted Slimy Salamander

Don’t Kiss That! by robinclifton
Don't Kiss That!

Red-spotted Newt Close-up by KerriFar
Red-spotted Newt Close-up

A White Mediterranean Tree frog (Hyla meridionalis) by Pescalune
A White Mediterranean Tree frog (Hyla meridionalis)

Protected Oregon Frog Northern Red-legged Frog Rana Aurora by mrsroadrunner
Protected Oregon Frog Northern Red-legged Frog Rana Aurora

Tiny squirrel treefrog! the siding is only 4-1/4 inch. by PineLilyFNPS
Tiny squirrel treefrog! the siding is only 4-1/4 inch.

Eastern Newt aka Red-spotted Newt by KerriFar
Eastern Newt aka Red-spotted Newt

ABC Wednesday: Frog (American Bullfrog – Lithobates catesbeianus) by Bodark
ABC Wednesday:  Frog (American Bullfrog - Lithobates catesbeianus)

Frog Eggs by Bodark
Frog Eggs

Baby Mediterranean Tree Frog, Hyla meridionalis by Pescalune
Baby Mediterranean Tree Frog, Hyla meridionalis

Dec 212011
 

Some interesting invertebrate encounters from the WildObs community for 2011.

Monarch Caterpillar – Seen through the Leaf by KerriFar
Monarch Caterpillar - Seen through the Leaf

Creepy Crawlers by robinclifton
Creepy Crawlers

Western Sulphur Butterfly by MrsRoadrunner
Western Sulphur Butterfly

Orthoptera love on gorse  by Dusty Gedge
Orthoptera love on gorse - #MarcroMonday - #nature #wildlife - anyone know the species? #wildobs

Hummingbird Hawk-moth on Rocket flowers by Pescalune Hummingbird Hawk-moth

First Luna Moth of the Season by Bodark Luna Moth

Dragon In The Wheat by BeverleyEverson Dragon In The Wheat

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth (Lycomorpha pholus) by Bodark Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth

Awesome #green eyed carpenter #bee by Rangerous Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth

Olivaceous Noctuid Moth by sniehans Olivaceous Noctuid Moth

Monarch Butterfly by gonehikin Monarch Butterfly

Feb 012011
 

As the WildObs database continues to grow we can start to do some fun queries. Let us know if you have more information you’d like to see. Here are the top reported species for November. Do you have these on your life-list?

The top 10 places reporting encounters: