Found as caterpillar and placed in container; waited several weeks. Of course it emerged while we were away for a weekend but found still fairly fresh and undamaged. Believe to be member of Sphinx Moth family
trapped in back yard. The first in at least 10 years in our garden
Just happened to notice this plant on the edge of the Ponderosa Pines lining the golf course. I was not playing, just observing.
Nesting pair above one of the tees on the golf course. Very vocal. Total of five seen on this trip into Oregon plus one Golden Eagle in the Klamath Basin
scat from elk feeding on the edges of the Crosswater Golf Course. Later this spring they will migrate up into the mountains. Lots of tuffs of hair on the ground as they molt their winter hair.
noting the color variation in this plant
an old specimen still without its leaves but with many acorn-holes
The striking colors caught my eye.
First plant of this species to be seen at JR. Thought it was broom blooming and went over to pull the plant before seedset. Obviously not broom that I knew. The individual plant may have been pulled by now since the Herbarium Crew viewed the plant also. Very invasive.
Plentiful in Fireroad F
Fantastic fruit load this season
Lots in bloom on Trail 11 and more to come
Trail 11, trailside bank facing north. Beautiful stand of this plant
Scattered plants on west facing slope
A very good year for Trillium
Two males calling from overhead, about 30' off the ground. A third male was seen at the end of the Causeway.
Within an old French coffee plantation
Right at the hotel, pretending that it was not there or could be seen.
Locally known as ZUNZUNCITO. Body about 2.5 inches. Very happy to have seen this the world's smallest bird(to date).
Locally known as Zunzun.
called in by machine. Better photo coming by a fellow traveler. 2 added photos are by Allan Berkowitz, our tour organizer
numerous at this old French coffee plantation. They had a BBQ set up and threw the discards out where the vultures could get them
early morning walk
Coffee growers back yord