Smallish white goose with black primaries/ ; foraging on pond bank. Bill stubby and pinkish-orange and lacking an obvious grin patch; brown at base of bill. Head was rounded but not as obviously as in some images of Ross's goose I've seen. observed right next to both a coot and a mallards for size comparison as seen in images.
A big bull, just off Marshall Beach
Several of these flying very low above open soil of trail, many occasionally landing on bare soil for 20 seconds or so. Occasionally two would seemingly collide and tussle in flight
Quite possibly the most beautiful snake I've ever seen. Stunning blue/green ventral view with red spotting. Amazing red almost solid sides.
I was with Brock dolman and we saw the diagnostic flap yellowish on the side. He has better photo
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I saw a big herd of these elk at Point Reyes National Seashore.
I was hiking on the California coast, and these really shiny blue berries were in the coastal forest I was hiking in.
either S. americanum or S. nigrum - both occur on the trail according to the Marin Native Plant Society checklist.
growing on bluff above Kehoe Beach trail
extensive installations of bright yellow lupine in the dunes - nearly one year ago
unusually large redwood on the Pt. Reyes peninsula
fairly large frog in freshwater marsh; reddish lining of hind leg visible; spotty dorsum