Black and yellow swallowtail has long pointed wings.
Wings open and close slowly when feeding, fast when in flight
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.
about half a inch long
A male Mallard with a bright blue head and bright yellow bill and is about 2 feet long. Seen eating an aquatic plant.
30 feet tall
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
Pacific Chorus Frog hiding in a pile of decaying leaves at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.
Large evergreen shrub, 15 feet tall
Glossy, dark, sharp, wavy, green, leaves about 4 inches long
Growing in shade of larger trees
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,
the leaves of the plant point upwards
scent of the flowers similar to a litter box, probably to attract flies which pollinate the plant.
About 11 inches long with a wingspan of about 15 inches
Dark brown back with orangish-red (pumpkin color) breast, bright yellow bill
Growing a foot away from a path, and 6 inches away from a Douglas Fir.
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