Tracks in a sandy area just above the willows. Noted at least a dozen or more tracks.
Low hanging oak branch with nesting site low to the ground. I shook the branch and the woodrat came scampering out into the lower branches and froze, hoping I couldn't see it.
first of the season. Unusually dry for this time of year. last big rain was December of 2012, a year ago. Less than 4" since then.
Very vocal pair at ranger station
Not at all bothered by several low passes from helicopters... All disappeared when I stepped onto the grass
Crescent shaped dirt and gravel mounds probably gophers