Brilliant white speckles.
About 1/4", on dock.
About 1/4", found on dock. White stripe in last photo: an ID-able marking or just personal history?
Did not see any live ones at this location. This shell (about 1/3" long) was floating on the surface.
I do not usually see egrets on the wires, so I was not sure if it was really and egret.
Growing in serpentine soil . You can see why it is sometimes called Mickey Mouse Monkeyflower . Photo from past files .
Note: lizard was somewhat slow and easy for me to catch for observation. Weather was hot.
There was a green curly plant growing on the Manzanita branches. A moss?
Was pale green on the Manzanita branches.
About 3 mm long, near mouth of harvester ant nest (Vermessor, formerly Messor).
Probably M. oregonensis based mostly on location, but maybe M. manni or something similar.