Winter plumage. White throat, white cheeks, thin black stripe on back of neck. Diving in the creek.
Four Males and two females in Cerrito Creek.
The children found these two red mushrooms growing amongst the lambs ears. I turned one over to aid in identification. The caps were ~1" in diameter.
Holding acorn in oak tree next to creek, near Pierce St.
Pacific loon or common loon. Larger than most ducks. Gray head, white throat, black and white pattern on back. Swimming in the creek near Pierce St.
What is this mushroom?
Growing right next to the trail, didn't notice them yesterday when I walked by this same spot. Really riny, largest cap was approx 2cm in diameter.
Growing out of some wood chips the park service spread as compost. Mushroom tops and underside showing gills.
Growing out of newly spread wood shavings that the city parks spread as compost.
This is the first time that we have caught this on the R/V Robert G. Brownlee.
Bill is pale yellow. Red spot caudal to black spot. Black eyes.
Black spot on bill. No red spot. Grey legs. Green eyes
Lots of them. Getting nice and fat. See them here all the time.