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Date: March 1806

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icon-1 Aechmophorus clarkii
Clark's Grebe

The Clark’s Grebe was initially described by Lewis as a small loon.  Eventually, this bird was equated with the ...  more>>

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icon-4 Alnus rubra Bong.
red alder

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-1 Anser albifrons
Greater White-fronted Goose

Capt. Lewis, March 15, 1806--There is a third speceis of brant in the neighbourhood of this place ...  more>>

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icon-4 Argentina egedii (Wormsk.) Rydb.
Pacific cinquefoil

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Argentina egedii - these images are copyrighted by Dr....  more>>

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icon-1 Aythya collaris
Ring-necked Duck

Capt. Lewis, March 28, 1806--one of the hunters killed a duck which appeared to be the male, it was ...  more>>

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icon-2 Catostomus platyrhynchus Cope
mountain sucker

Capt. Lewis, March 12, 1806 -- ..a species similar to one of those noticed on the Missouri within ...  more>>

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icon-4 Cirsium edule Nutt.
edible thistle

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Claytonia parviflora Dougl. ex Hook.
streambank springbeauty

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Cornus nuttallii Audubon ex Torr.& Gray
Pacific dogwood

syn. Benthamia nuttallii (Aud.) Nakai
syn. Benthamidia nuttallii (Aud.) Moldenke
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icon-1 Corvus caurinas
Northwestern Crow

Only slightly smaller and with a huskier voice, the northwestern crow resembles the American crow to a remarkable ...  more>>

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icon-1 Corvus corax
Common Raven

The explorers actually saw three types of crows during their long journey - the American crow, the northwestern ...  more>>

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icon-1 Cygnus buccinator
Trumpeter Swan

Capt. Clark, October 19, 1804--our hunters killed 4 Elk 6 Deer & a pelican, I saw Swans in a ...  more>>

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icon-1 Cygnus columbianus
Tundra Swan

Capt. Clark, October 19, 1804--our hunters killed 4 Elk 6 Deer & a pelican, I saw Swans in a ...  more>>

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icon-1 Dryocopus pileatus
Pileated Woodpecker

On several occasions, the captains mention the log cock, later identified as the western pileated ...  more>>

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icon-1 Fulmarus glacialis
Northern Fulmar

On March 6, 1806 Captain Clark described four kinds birds as gulls; technically, 3 are gulls, but his "White ...  more>>

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icon-1 Gavia pacifica
Pacific Loon

Capt. Lewis, March 7, 1806--There are two speceis of loons. Ist. the Speckled loon found ...  more>>

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icon-4 Hordeum jubatum L.
foxtail barley
syn. Critesion jubatum (L.) Nevski
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icon-1 Larus occidentalis
Western Gull

Capt. Clark, March 6, 1806--3rd the large Grey Gull, or white larus with a greyish brown ...  more>>

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icon-1 Larus philadelphia
Bonaparte's Gull

Capt. Clark, March 6, 1806--There are 4 species of the larus or gull on this coast and river....  more>>

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icon-2 Oncorhynchus clarki Richardson
cutthroat trout

Capt. Lewis, June 13, 1805--Goodrich had caught half a douzen very fine trout and a ...  more>>

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icon-2 Oncorhynchus kisutch Walbaum
coho salmon, silver salmon

Capt. Lewis, March 16, 1806-- The white Salmon Trout which we had previously seen only at ...  more>>

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icon-2 Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum
rainbow trout, redband trout, steelhead

Capt. Clark, October 26, 1805-- ..one man giged a Salmon Trout which we had fried in a ...  more>>

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icon-2 Oncorhynchus nerka Walbaum in Artedi
blue-backed salmon, sockeye salmon, red salmon

Capt. Clark, November 11, 1805 [first draft]--. . at 12 oClock at a time the wind was verry ...  more>>

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icon-2 Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Waldaum in Artedi
king salmon, chinook salmon

Capt. Lewis, March 13, 1806-- the common Salmon and red Charr are the inhabitants of both the sea ...  more>>

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icon-4 Oxalis oregana Nutt.
Oregon wood-sorrell, redwood sorrell

syn. Oxalis acetosella L. ssp. oregana (Nutt.) D. Löve
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icon-2 Platichthys stellatus Pallas
starry flounder
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icon-1 Podiceps grisegena
Red-necked Grebe

Capt. Lewis, March 10, 1806--the larger speceis are about the size of the teal and can flye a short ...  more>>

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icon-4 Quercus garryana Dougl. ex Hook.
Oregon white oak

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .
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icon-4 Ribes sanguineum Pursh
redflower currant

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Ribes sanguineum - these images are copyrighted by Dr....  more>>

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icon-4 Rubus spectabilis Pursh
salmonberry
syn. Parmena spectabilis (Pursh) Greene
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icon-4 Rubus vitifolius Cham. & Schlecht.
Pacific dewberry
syn. Rubus ursinus var. vitifolius (Cham. & Schlecht.) Focke
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icon-1 Selasphorus rufus
Rufous Hummingbird

Capt. Lewis, March 26, 1806--The hummingbird has appeared.  killed one of them and found it to ...  more>>

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icon-6 Taricha granulosa Skilton
rough-skinned newt
Capt. Lewis, March 11, 1806-- There is a speceis of water lizzard of which I saw one only ...  more>>
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icon-2 Thaleichthys pacificus Richardson
eulachon

Capt. Lewis, February 24, 1806--The Chief and his party had brought for sail a Sea Otter skin some ...  more>>

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icon-1 Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

Capt. Lewis, March 4, 1806--there are two species of the flycatch, a small redish brown ...  more>>

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icon-4 Urtica dioica L. ssp. gracilis (Ait.)Seland.
California nettle

June 4, 1804: "... I got out and walked on the L. Sd. thro a rush bottom for 1 Mile ...  more>>


 
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Larus philadelphia


 
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