Pileated Woodpecker seen in a suburban area, look at the second photo to see a sketch of the bird
Fairly dark overall, black or very dark grey shoulders, rest of the body was a bright blue
Found in a suburban area.
4 feet tall, leaves leathery and bright yellow flowers
About one foot away on the left and right from two other Berberis Aquifolium plants
Male, at first, mistaken for a Ruby-throated Hummingbird, but did not have a forked tail.
About 8 cm long
Feeding on nectar of an unidentified yellow flower that was about 3 cm long.
I was without a camera so I have provided a sketch
Growing a foot away from a path, and 6 inches away from a Douglas Fir.
About 11 inches long with a wingspan of about 15 inches
Dark brown back with orangish-red (pumpkin color) breast, bright yellow bill
the leaves of the plant point upwards
scent of the flowers similar to a litter box, probably to attract flies which pollinate the plant.
Cap of the fungus is about 5cm long has a "brainy" texture and is brownish yellow.
Shrub, about 1.5 m tall, perennial stems, pink flower petals about 1 cm long, only 3 flowers open on the entire plant, no blooming fruit, leafs 3-4 cm long pointing upwards
Growing on a Douglas Fir next to what appears to be Forking Bone Lichen, has a whitish central cord.
Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk seen at 11:30 am.
Whitish upper breast and mid/lower breast brown and white spotted with long feathers on it's chest and a somewhat striped tail, black beak, yellow eyes, wingspan approximately four feet long,
Large evergreen shrub, 15 feet tall
Glossy, dark, sharp, wavy, green, leaves about 4 inches long
Growing in shade of larger trees
Pacific Chorus Frog hiding in a pile of decaying leaves at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
Hollow lichen that was hanging on a conifer and has fallen into a pile of decaying leaves.
Surface white/pale grayish green with dark lobes
30 feet tall
A male Mallard with a bright blue head and bright yellow bill and is about 2 feet long. Seen eating an aquatic plant.
about half a inch long
This slug measured to be about 16 cm long in length and was a light yellow grey with brown dark spots.
The tentacles are short but slender.
A green caterpillar that was from 2-3 centimeters long fell off a tree and into the grass