Feeding on a plant that looked somewhat like poison oak.
Found this tooth at Josephine's Rock. It looks like a small sharks tooth. Have no idea of what animal it came from.
Found at Indian Flat, about 25mm long beetle
3.5 cm long. Indian flat before creek access No. 1
In wooded area, not sure of exact area.
Near creek not sure which creek access no.
Size: 10 mm
Found on Blue Oak at Bouverie Preserve, CA. This tree had many different type of galls on it.
Size: 10mm +/-
Found this and many others of the same sp. on Indian Warrior.
Found this beetle on a Madrone Tree.
Found 3 of these beetles under bark on dead tree.
Found this beetle in an old bald face hornets nest which had fallen to the ground. Loc. near creek access No.4
Young blue tailed skink.
female flowers look like cones
Larger one about 2" across. shaggy cap, small anulus, chocolate brown gills.
female plant in fruit
Found this newt ball below creek access No. 1
Found this nest only because the mother took off about 5 feet from me, and scared the you know what out of me.
Found this cricket somewhere along the canyon trail.
Had a female moth that I put out to call the males in. This was the only male to show up that day.
Found egg on willow plant I had paced below creek access no. 1. Took the eggs home to see what would emerge. The pictures show eggs, them small bug when it first emerged and 6 weeks later it still had only reach about 1/2 of the adult size.
Found these marks knob cone pine tree about head high. The tree was on the last turn before getting to the top of Gilman knoll.
This skunk seen below creek access No. 1. It got within 15 feet of me before I made noise to let it know I was there.
Found these caterpillars feeding on willow just above creek access no. 3. There were about 40 to 60 of them feeding on a willow plant. They are about 1-1/4" long. They take a stand with about 1/3 of their body sticking up / down when disturbed. Took some home to raise but the pupae have not emerged yet.
I found these caterpillar feeding of willow below creek access no.1. Took a few home and raised them to moths. Still not sure of their ID. The moth is about 1" wing tip to wing tip. Picture attached
These eggs (?) were found under a willow leaf below creek access NO. 1.
Large white fungi growing on broken limb of a tree near Calabazas Creek.