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American Crow

Scientific Name: Corvus brachyrhynchos The American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos, is a highly intelligent and adaptable bird species found year-round in Huntington Beach, California. Recognizable by its glossy black plumage and cawing vocalizations, crows are often seen foraging for food in urban areas, parks, and coastal habitats. These omnivorous birds feed on a variety of items, [...]


Scientific Name: Bombus spp. Bumblebees, members of the genus Bombus, are important pollinators found throughout Huntington Beach, California. These fuzzy insects have robust bodies covered in dense hair, making them excellent pollinators for a wide range of flowering plants. Bumblebee species vary in size and coloration, with some displaying black and yellow stripes, while others [...]

Honey Bee

Scientific Name: Apis mellifera Honey Bees, Apis mellifera, play a vital role in pollinating plants and maintaining the ecological balance in Huntington Beach, California, and beyond. These social insects have yellow and black striped bodies, with females equipped with stingers for defense. Honey Bees are active year-round, though their activity levels vary with temperature and [...]

American Bull Frog

Scientific Name: Lithobates catesbeianus The American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, is a large amphibian found in and around Huntington Beach, California. Known for its deep resonating call, males vocalize during the breeding season from late spring to early summer. They have green or brown mottled skin with a distinctive tympanum, or external eardrum, behind each eye. [...]

Eastern Fox Squirrel

Scientific Name: Sciurus niger The Eastern Fox Squirrel, Sciurus niger, is a common sight in urban and suburban areas of Huntington Beach, California. These medium-sized squirrels have reddish-brown fur with a bushy tail and creamy underparts. Eastern Fox Squirrels are active year-round, foraging for food in trees and on the ground. They feed on a [...]