Hiked along Flat Frog trail and found approximately 50 salamanders. One of the individuals is shown here, eating an earthworm.
Found at the edge of Frog Lake.
Baby rattlesnake found under log. When moved, it began to rattle its "button"
Two individuals found, both encountered on middle of Corral Trail after heavy rain. Map and pictures are referring to the first individual. Second individual was found approximately 150 feet away from first one, closer to Henry Coe Headquarters (where Visitor Center is).
Middle of the road succulent
Alternate leaves no thorns and ridged leaves
Some sort of possibly urchin fall wasp on stub oak
Amidst chemise, south facing slope, Henry Coe off China hole trail
I was surprised to see a DOR snake on this little-used road.
Velvet Ant (Dasymutilla aureola), Henry Coe SP, Santa Clara Co., CA - May 2009. Thanks to Kevin Williams from Bug Guide for species ID.
Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla), Henry Coe State Park, Santa Clara Co., CA - May 2009. Thanks to D. Ferguson for ID - I had initially misidentified this butterfly as a crescent...
The Natural Resources DataBase lists the common names for this flower as Oak Violet and Mountain Violet.