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.
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
an old specimen still without its leaves but with many acorn-holes
The striking colors caught my eye.
noting the color variation in this plant
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
Trail 11, trailside bank facing north. Beautiful stand of this plant
Lots in bloom on Trail 11 and more to come
Two males calling from overhead, about 30' off the ground. A third male was seen at the end of the Causeway.
Scattered plants on west facing slope
Fantastic fruit load this season
A very good year for Trillium
11:30 a.m. Serpentine grasslands, crossing into bushes 200+ yards away
Right at the hotel, pretending that it was not there or could be seen.
called in by machine. Better photo coming by a fellow traveler. 2 added photos are by Allan Berkowitz, our tour organizer
Locally known as Zunzun.
Locally known as ZUNZUNCITO. Body about 2.5 inches. Very happy to have seen this the world's smallest bird(to date).
Beachside and other places at end of Bay of Pigs
Up high in very large vine covering trees; feeding on nectar
Coffee growers back yord
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