A small covey of Mountain Quail observed running/flying off of the side of the road and into dense brush and pine.
Good numbers of Sugar Pine observed mixed in with Ponderosa Pine forest at the Geothermal Plant entrance on Ford Flat Road.
Anybody know what kind of caterpillar this is.
Modini Preserve, above Little Sulphur Creek and below Red Hill. Frequent clumps and patches of this pale iris.
Seen roadside at bottom of serpentine slope along Pine Flat Road; elevation 2161 feet
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Identification partly based on blooming period.