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Ocotillo –(Fouquieria splendens)

It has a shrub-like appearance formed from dry, greyish-colored erect sticks, and in the rainy season it has small, oval leaves. For most of the year, the plant appears to be a set of large dead chopsticks, although closer examination reveals that plant stems are partially green. The stems can reach a diameter of 5 […]

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Gregg Acacia (Acacia greggii)

Acacia greggii is a species of acacia native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is a large shrub or small tree that grows up to 10 m tall, with a trunk up to 20 to 30 cm in diameter. The leaves are greyish green, have numerous hooked spines with the shape and […]

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Wilson´s plover (Charadrius wilsonia)

In the breeding season the plumage of the back is brown, light brown head, white forehead with a black band on it, the throat and abdomen are greyish divided with a thin brown line. The bill is black and thick, the tail is small rounded with white outer feathers and long, greyish-pink legs. Habitat: It […]

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Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

Common bird found in humid areas of Europe, Asia, Alaska and the Canadian Arctic. In winter they make short migrations to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, although birds breeding in northern Alaska winter in Asia. Their nest on the ground has the form of a cup lined with grass, holding 4 eggs […]

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American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)

These birds have two methods of opening bivalve shells. One is to look for a mussel that has the shell slightly open, prick it quickly with the beak to open it, cut the muscles and then remove the contents. With the other method, the bird simply hammers the shell until it brakes open. Habitat: Coastal […]

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Ring-Billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)

It has a pearl grey back and a black stripe at the tip of the bill. It nests in noisy colonies, often by a lake or reservoir, although in winter it usually nests on the coast. Habitat: These birds frequent inland water reserviors. They can be found in areas with sandy terrain where vegetation is […]

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Franklin´s Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan)

This species is easy to identify. During summer, the body of an adult is white, while its back and wings are much darker grey than in any other gulls of similar size. Young specimens are similar to adults but lack the white band on the wing and their hoods are less developed. It takes them […]

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Pacific fiddler crab (Leptuca crenulata)

The Mexican fiddler crab, is a species of crab that owes its common name to its common name to its chelae, pincers or “pincers”, which are extremely different sizes. They are small crabs that measure from 2.5 to 3 cm in length. Habitat: Their natural habitat is very diverse thanks to their power of adaptation, […]

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California sea slug (Aplysia californica)

The California sea slug (Aplysia californica) is a gastropod mollusk of the family Aplysiidae. It and all species of this genus are commonly referred to as sea hares. Habitat: It is found in shallow areas associated with algae such as Gracilaria, Ulva, Enteromorpha and seagrasses of the genus Zostera. Diet: Aplysia is a macrophage with […]

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Coyote (Canis latrans)

The coyote (Canis latrans, meaning “howling dog”) is a species of carnivorous mammal found only in the Americas, from Canada to Colombia. They are usually solitary animals but can on occasions gather in herds. Habitat: Their habitats are diverse. It can live in deserts, meadows, forests, mountainous areas, tropical ecosystems, swamps, and thickets, as well […]

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