Not so obvious from photos, but brown coloration below eye. Dozens on the trail to Mud Lake.
When I first drove past, the bird appeared to be dead, neck lying on the ground. I stopped to take the body off the road and prevent scavengers from also getting hit and as I approached realized it was still alive. I removed it to the side of the road and was debating what to do when an area resident stopped with a towel to wrap the loon in and said she would take the bird to the local rehab center.
Appeared to be defending a redd from other salmonids that swam into the the site where this fish was maintaining a relatively constant position.
Mushroom with upturned cup found in forest knolls
Found on my patio under the garbage can. They seem to wind up there after rain. This guy was small...4.5 inches.
Find the quail.
All over passionflower bush, butterfly dominantly orange, with black spots
Puff ball shaped mushrooms or fungus.
Is this a portobello mushroom?
Colony of orange mushrooms growing on a log
Mushroom on a tree in devil's gulch
California or Rough-skinned?
Mushroom with a pale yellow core, and Grey radiating grooves on the upper surface
Found this mushroom with a red top at devil's gulch trail
Cluster of yellowish mushrooms
Sample observation for class