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    Hydra- p.cnidaria..... cl. hydrozoa
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    Planarian- p turbellaria
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    Bryozoan- super p lophotroczoa.. p. bryozoa
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    P. annelida.. c. clitellata..s.c.Oligochaeta
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    water boatmen
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  7. oncorhynchus mykiss
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    Rainbow Trout
  8. Gasterosteus aculeatus
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    three-spine stickleback- lower foothills and c. valley streams.... fresh and brackish...eats insects, plankton.... prey to trout, bass
  9. Genus cottus
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    Sculpins- streams up in to mixed conifer belt and lower insects... important food for trouts
  10. taricha torosa
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    Ca Newt- foothills & conifers up to 6500ft... in quiet streams ponds and resevoirs....
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    western fence lizard- wide spread below 9000ft
  12. Pitouphis catenifer
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    Gopher snake- wide spread below 7000ft
  13. Lampropeltis getula
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    Common kingsnake- widespread below 7000ft
  14. podilymbus podiceps
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    pied billed grebe- common below 5000ft eats small fish, insects and plants
  15. ardea herodias
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    Great blue heron- common in lower footkills along larger rivers.. eats small animal (fish, frog, mouse)
  16. cathartes aura
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    Turkey vulture.. common in lower elevation
  17. Branta canadensis
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    Canada goose- common resident at lakes and parks
  18. aix sponsa
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    Wood duck- foothills to lower mixed conifers ...along quiet waters....acorns and insects
  19. anas platyrhynchos
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    Mallard- quiet waters up to midelevations.... plants in shallow waters
  20. buteo jamaicensis
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    red tailed hawk- common... eats primarily ground prey
  21. falco sparverius
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    American kestrel- common in lower elevation but found in subalpine during nonbreeding season...eats insects, rodents, and birds
  22. callipepla californica
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    Ca quail- common in lower grasslands and foothills in stream side thickets and chaparral
  23. larus californicus
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    CA gull- mountain lakes .. abundant at mono lake
  24. geococcyx californianus
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    greater roadrunner- sparse resident in foothills and chaparral; its lizards, snakes, tarantulas, insect, rodents
  25. tyto alba
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    barn owl- up to mixed conifers.
  26. melanerpes formicivorus
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    acorn woodpecker- common in foothills up to mixed conifers
  27. cyanocitta stelleri
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    stellers jay- mixed conifer up to upper montane belt.... noisy birds.. seeds, nuts, acorns, and insects
  28. corvus brachyrhynchos
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    American crow- c. valley to upper foothills.
  29. canis latrans
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    coyote- common and widespread.
  30. ursus americanus
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    black bear-
  31. spermophilus beecheyi
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    Ca ground squirrel- widespred below 8,000ft
  32. tamiasciurus douglasii
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    Chickaree- 5000ft to 11000ft( upper montane and subalpine) eats seeds(living only)
  33. peromyscus maniculatus
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    White footed deer mouse- wide spread
  34. ochotona princeps
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    pika- mainly sub alpine belt ... eats plants near rockslides
  35. lepus californicus
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    black tailed jack rabbit- eats alfalfa, grain and other crops
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2011-09-28 02:57:32
Mammals Birds reptiles insect fish

scientific name= common name
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