John was telling me about these and literally seconds later I said, "Oh, here's one." Not sure which species this is. My book claims 6 six on this coast, but only shows one.
L. mertensii, I think, but I should confirm.
Growing vigorously despite the general drought in a wet spot.
Raccoon seemed most likely
These two young deer entertained our youngsters for quite a while.
With a Great Blue Heron in the right foreground
With a female Brewer's Blackbird
With a Bonaparte's Gull
A Raptorama participant saw this old nest, which Malia felt was a Paper Wasp nest.