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Western Fence Lizard - Blue Belly
  Western Fence Lizard - Blue Belly June 25, 2009
The western fence lizard eats insects and spiders. They are commonly seen sunning on paths and rocks, and this behavior makes them vulnerable to predation by snakes and birds. This creature helps by: It is thought that the presence of western fence lizards diminishes the danger of transmission of Lyme disease by ticks. The incidence of Lyme disease is lower in areas where the lizards occur, and it has been found that when ticks carrying Lyme disease feed on these lizards (which they commonly do, Western Fence Lizard - Blue Belly
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Orb Weaver Spider
  Orb Weaver Spider June 07, 2009
There is a characteristic longitudinal groove on the carapace which separates all species of Neoscona from species of Araneus. Orb Weaver Spider
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Orange 9 Spot Ladybug
  Orange 9 Spot Ladybug June 07, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Orange 9 Spot Ladybug
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Spring Azure Butterfly
  Spring Azure Butterfly June 07, 2009
Blue Butterfly This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Spring Azure Butterfly
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Killdeer - Black and White Striped Bird
  Killdeer - Black and White Striped Bird June 07, 2009
Black and White Striped Bird Killdeer are shorebirds. Killdeer are a type of plover bird. The infant birds are able to move around right after hatching. The killdeer frequently uses a "broken wing act" to distract predators from the nest. Killdeer nest on open ground, often on gravel. They may use a slight depression in the gravel to hold the eggs, but they do not line it at all, or line it only with a few stones. They are migratory in no Killdeer - Black and White Striped Bird
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Soldier Bug
  Soldier Bug June 04, 2009
This bug eats all kinds of other bugs, especially catepillars. However, they also eat ladybugs, so that isn't good. This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Soldier Bug
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Crab Spider
  Crab Spider May 28, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Crab Spider
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Convergent Ladybug Beetle
  Convergent Ladybug Beetle May 23, 2009
The Convergent Ladybug Beetle is the most common of all ladybugs. AKA: "Ladybird Beetle". The eggs are tiny and yellow. They usually lay their eggs on a plant somewhere. The ladybug larvae is black with yellow-orange-red dots. After molting a few times, the larvae create a spike covered cocoon. This pupa stage lasts for up to two weeks. These beetles only live for about 3 months, within that time, the female may lay as many as 500 eggs. Ladybugs that are born near the end o Convergent Ladybug Beetle
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Western Fence Lizard, Spiny Lizard
  Western Fence Lizard, Spiny Lizard May 14, 2009
It is also known as the Blue-belly. Not all fence lizards have a "blue belly". Smaller sized, immature fence lizards have sand colored bellies until they mature. Though they do not have colored bellies, they are still referred to as a 'blue belly'. It is a member of the genus Sceloporus, and therefore is a spiny lizard. Western Fence Lizard, Spiny Lizard
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Red-blue Checkered Beetle
  Red-blue Checkered Beetle May 14, 2009
This creature feeds on other plant bugs namely thrips and aphids. The Red-blue Checkered Beetle also is a parasite to the bee and wasps. The Red-blue Checkered Beetle lays it's eggs on flowers where the larvae attach to bees or wasps that visit the flower. The larvae then is transported to the nest where it feeds on the larvae of the bee or wasp. This creature helps by: Adult eat thrips and aphids. You can attract this creature by: Red-blue Checkered Beetle
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Striped Fly
  Striped Fly May 10, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Striped Fly
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Lynx Spider on Yellow Flower
  Lynx Spider on Yellow Flower May 10, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Lynx Spider on Yellow Flower
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Bee on Yellow Flower
  Bee on Yellow Flower May 10, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Bee on Yellow Flower
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Woodlouse spider - Red Spider
  Woodlouse spider - Red Spider May 09, 2009
Shiney red and orange-yellow garden spider. They eat only woodlice (AKA: potato bugs, pill bugs, rolly-polly bug etc.) During the day, the Woodlouse spider sleeps in a silk nest. At night, he hunts woodlouse (Potato Bugs). They have giant fangs, or chelicerae. These are used to pierce the shell of the woolouse. The woodlouse spider will bite if it's handled too much, and is very painful, but not life-threatening or poisonous. This creature helps by: It eats potato bugs, which are Woodlouse spider - Red Spider
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California Quail
  California Quail May 04, 2009
They are seed eaters but will also take insects and similar small prey. They nest on the ground and are capable of short, rapid bursts of flight. Some species such as the Japanese and Common Quail are migratory and fly for long distances. California Quail
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Nine Spot Lady Bug
  Nine Spot Lady Bug May 04, 2009
Coccinellidae is a family of beetles, known variously as ladybirds (UK, Ireland, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa, New Zealand, India, Malta, some parts of Canada and the US), or ladybugs (North America). Scientists increasingly prefer the names ladybird beetles or lady beetles[1] as these insects are neither birds nor true bugs. Lesser-used names include ladyclock, lady cow, and lady fly. Nine Spot Lady Bug
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Golden Northern Bumble Bee
  Golden Northern Bumble Bee May 04, 2009
Black and Yellow Bumble Bee This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Golden Northern Bumble Bee
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Red-tailed Bumble Bee
  Red-tailed Bumble Bee May 04, 2009
Orange Band Bumble Bee Bumble bees can sting many times. This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Flowers and plants in general will attrack the bumble bee. Red-tailed Bumble Bee
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March Fly
  March Fly May 02, 2009
Could be Bibio johannis Bibionidae (march flies and lovebugs) is a family of flies (Diptera). Approximately 650-700 species are known worldwide. Bibionid larvae grow up in grassy areas and are herbivores and scavengers feeding on dead vegetation or living plant roots. Some species are found in compost. Adults of Plecia and some species of Bibio do not eat, but subsist solely on the food taken in during the larval stage. Adult stage bibionids are quite short-lived, and some species of Plecia (lo March Fly
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American Robin
  American Robin May 01, 2009
Known as the The Red-Breasted Thrush or American Red-Breasted Robin. The American Robin's diet consists of invertebrates (such as beetle grubs and caterpillars), fruits and berries. Its nest consists of long coarse grass, twigs, paper, and feathers, and is smeared with mud and often cushioned with grass or other soft materials. It is among the first birds to sing at dawn, and its song consists of several discrete units that are repeated. The head varies from jet black to gray, with white eye American Robin
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Black and White Jumping Spider
  Black and White Jumping Spider May 01, 2009
It is not poisonous, and can be handled without danger. This creature helps by: It eats lots of bugs. You can attract this creature by: Black and White Jumping Spider
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No spot Ladybug
  No spot Ladybug April 30, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: No spot Ladybug
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Butterflies
  Butterflies April 30, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Butterflies
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Ladybug
  Ladybug April 28, 2009
Nine-spotted Ladybug These bugs look cute to us, but to aphids, they are angels of death. They are confrontational bugs, and are considered the tough guys, or even bullies of the bug world. That's a good thing though. This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: If you have a lot of bugs, release a bunch of these in your garden. They will go right to work. Ladybug
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Pidgeon
  Pidgeon April 25, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Pidgeon
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Little Jumping Spider
  Little Jumping Spider April 23, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Little Jumping Spider
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Jumping Spider
  Jumping Spider April 20, 2009
The jumping spider is known to hold the title of best eyesight of any invertebrate. For this reason, they are also the most prolific of any spider, taking up 13% of all spider species. They are so common in fact, that a type of jumping spider was found on Mount Everest (Euophrys omnisuperstes). The jumping spider doesn't jump like we do, or even like a grasshopper, they use high pressure liquids in their body to shoot their legs out like a hydralic piston hammer. They hunt day and Jumping Spider
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Bees
  Bees April 19, 2009
This creature helps by: You can attract this creature by: Bees
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Moth
  Moth October 11, 2009
This pest causes problems by: Moths attack and cause damege in plants and food plantations How to get rid of it: Moth
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Cat-face Spider
  Cat-face Spider October 11, 2009
This pest causes problems by: Don't really know what kind of spider this is, I have never seen anithing like it. However it does not look harmful. How to get rid of it: Cat-face Spider
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