This scat was found in a clearing in a Douglas Fir woodland. There are about 30 little pieces that all have a golden sheen in the sunlight. They appear to be composed of grasses and are about 1 cm in diameter. They are relatively spherical but have a bit of an elliptical shape.
About 10 feathers in the same area. There are Douglas fir trees above an open area where the feathers are found. Earlier in the day, there were about 4 turkey vultures in the surrounding trees. Some of the feathers are fluffy and some are smoother in texture. All the feathers are grey on the top and white on the bottoms. The largest feather is about 6 cm in length. The grey color extends for about 2/3 along the length of the feathers. The white color is only at the base of the feathers. The bottom half of the feathers are downy in texture. The smallest feather is less than an inch in length.
This scat is almost black. It was found on a rock in the shade under oak trees with about 60% canopy cover. It is about 3 cm in length and appears to be made if smaller pieces, maybe seeds. There is no visible fur in the scat.
The rachis length is about 15 cm. the fern is soft in texture. Each pinnae has infividual pinnae. The tips of the fern are yellow/ brown and the stem is also yellow/Brie. The majority of the fern is green in color. There is only one frond on the fern. The tip of the fern is missing. I did not see any sori on the back of the fern.
The plant was found under an oak tree. It is approximately 15-20 cm in length. The grasses are clustered together. There are about 7 plants in the same cluster. The grass is green in color. There is a line (depression) through the center of each blade. It is bright green in color. The front of the blade (the side with the line) is sticky and rough. The back of the blade is smooth. There is approximately 60% canopy cover over the plant. The leaf litter around the center of the grass is raised.
The lichen was found on oak tree. It was located mainly on the underside of the branch. It is mint in color. It is very hard, but also brittle (when touched pieces fall off). Some of the lichen has turned brown /yellow. The edges of the lichen are white. It looks like the lichen are growing out of from a center pint. The edges of the lichen are curvy.
a tiny ant that was running around with its mates in the courtyard
growing on leather oak, taking up most of the tree, growing in duff, clear skies, 80 degrees out
Found 4- meters from the pond edge and in the sun. Low to the ground plant, 6-8 inches tall.
6-7 meters from the edge of the pond. This plant was in the sun.
A mouse nest found on the bank of a shallow pond , underneath a wooden plank. The nest was made of dry grasses. There were five babies in the nest. They were blind and had little fur. The hole that contained the nest also contained a mother newt and her babies. No mother mouse was found.
This is the cast of an insect. This cast is found dried on to a rock near to a pond.
Found jumping next to turtle pond in a clearing. Less than an inch in length.
Found growing on edge of chaparral. Was surrounded my many other plants like it.
Found growing in chaparral. There was a large bush on other side of trail.
A small green insect discovered under the leaf of a fuzzy green leaf. Was about 1/4 inch long with a faint white stripe running along the side
hanging off of oak covered in poison oak, clear skies, about 80 out, 6 of the little spheres, I have no idea what it is please help me identify it, thanks.
Found growing on edge of chaparral. All over one side of this bush.
pretty tall about 16 feet tall, growing in shade of pine, near several leather oaks, clear skies, about 80 out
Two large Mosquito Hawks mating near a pool of water. Bigger one was about 4 inches long.
Found in wetland with rush. Purple bear scat found near by.
growing under manzanitas tree, growing in duff, clear skies, about 80 degrees out, had a nice smell, Looks hairy
Dead Cattle bones found in a forest. Bones in the picture consisted of a jawbone and backbone, several other bones found within area.
Found on a dead branch. The insect was crawling. About 1 cm in length. Has a distinct pattern on back.
A Newt with a grey top and bright orange belly. there was no orange connecting the eye to the chin. It was discovered in a small creek pool. It was approxametly 5 inches long
Found walking on Redwood Canyon Trail. Very fuzzy and hairy. Red and black. About 3 cm long.
Found on side of trail with others near by. Growing in hard dirt that is dry.
at side of trail, about 20 others within 15 feet, near several redwood trees, manzanitas, and pines. also near about 40 fescue plants