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Sub-categories : Birds : Fungi : General : Insects : Plants
 

   
Birds
 
Owls
Dedicated to owls, including life histories.
http://www.owling.com/
 
   
Fungi
 
Myco Web
Descriptions and photos of 400 CA species, articles, links, etc.
http://www.mykoweb.com/
 
   
General
 
Bay Nature
Nature magazine.
http://www.baynature.com/home.html
 
Cal Photos
A searchable database of photos of plants, animals, fungi, habitats.
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/flora/
 
California Wild
Nature magazine.
http://www.calacademy.org/calwild/
 
Natural Resources Database
A searchable collection of plants and animals found in local parks, including MROSD.
http://www.nrdb.org/
 
   
Insects
 
Butterflies and Moths of So. CA
Butterflies and Moths of So. CA
http://www.calflora.net/bloomingplants/butterflies.html
 
Butterflies and their larval food plants
Butterflies and their larval food plants.
http://mamba.bio.uci.edu/%7Epjbryant/biodiv/bflyplnt.htm
 
Butterflies of CA
Photos and life histories.
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/bflyusa/ca/toc.htm
 
   
Plants
 
Cal Flora
The searchable database of photos, but you have to register for $10/year (this year is free).
http://www.calflora.org
 
California Wildflower Hotsheet
What’s blooming where right now reported by other amateurs with an interest in photography.
http://www.calphoto.com/wflower.htm
 
Native American Ethnobotany
A searchable database based in Michigan.
http://herb.umd.umich.edu/
 
Native Plants of Montara Mountain
A wildflower guide with interesting notes about local plants.
http://plants.montara.com/
 
Ohlone Medicine
An excellent resource and a big leg up on our ethnobotany assignment.
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~crsmith/OhloneMed.html
 
Reny’s Wildflowers
A nice collection of photos of California wildflowers.
http://www.renyswildflowers.com/botan.html
 
Wildflowers of Almaden Quicksilver Co. Park
A list with photos. Helpful for nearby Sierra Azul, complete with quiz.
http://www.rettner.net/quicksilverflowers/
 
 
 
 
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