Fresh water very pristine river in wilderness.
chaparral very dry area. 4000 ft elevation
Chaparral habitat. found at 4000 ft elevation. grew up to 2 ft. Not sure which mariposa lily.
chaparral habitat. Left wing damaged was not moving as fast as others in the area. use right wing as a reference.
chaparral habitat. only saw this one plant in the area growing between two rocks.
Type of Clarkia found on the side of a dirt road at ele. 3500. chaparral habitat.
Type of spineflower, I am guessing, it had the three petals triangular shaped. Very small 3 inches in height maximum. chaparral habitat. In sandy soils elevation 3500.
chapparral habitat. Grew up to 3 feet high. Three round petals with three pointed ones inbetween. ID help on variation if possible.
Growing in Q. agrifolia.
This one always escapes and confuses me.
Or a ssp thereof
During a visit to the California condor sanctuary we observed a couple California condors flying close overhead.
While hiking along the western edge of Sespe Creek, I encountered a small flock of three Ash-throated Flycatchers, as they weaved their way through a pine tree, which also made them very, very difficult to photograph out in the open.