On rock on beach. She'll almost 1" wide
Growing on mossy rock face over beach. Many clusters of flowers scattered in area. About 4-5" tall
Growing on mossy rock face over the beach. Many plants scattered in small bunches . Growing very low to ground
Growing on mossy rock face Over the beach. Many plants in this area. About 4.5" tall. Flowers about 1.5" across
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs . The one in 1st 2 photos is about 4" across. One in last 3 photos about 3" long. Also growing abundantly on lab docks.
Found in dredging near Friday harbor labs. Many individuals ranging from 1-4" across
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs . About 2.5" long
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. Various sizes and ages. Found literally hundreds in 2 dredges
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. Growing on rock about and about 4" across
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. Very wiggly. Some like 3" tall
Found in dredge nearnfriday harbor labs . 2 individuals
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. About 8" across. Heavier than expected.
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. Roughly 2.5" wide.
Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. About 4" across. 11 rays.
According to Andy Lamb, this is a separate species: Rose Star.
Growing all around the forested area. Up to 6' tall in spots
Soaring and searching the ground
Six observed in partial breeding plumage, foraging in a brackish lagoon on a calm, sunny evening.
One male cat-calling continuously in front yard. Habitat is open with one large Western red-cedar, a few salmonberry and salal plants.
One perched on the yard fence.
One observed running along the edge of the road in conifer forest.
One observed briefly as it ran into the salal near the end of the Sunset Trail in Odlin County Park, near the junction with Long Lane.
One observed flying and resting in the campground opening surrounded by conifer forest. Many nettles (larval host plant) nearby.
Several flying over marsh north of Hummel Lake with Violet-green Swallows. Approximate arrival date.
Male observed singing in plum tree at Odlin County Park. Arrival date.
Eight observed foraging on pebbly beach north of Otis Perkins Day Park; two flew across the road to Fisherman's Bay. Approximate arrival date.
One male and one female observed perched. This is close to the arrival date for this species on Lopez Island.
Several flying over meadow along Airport Rd. This is close to the arrival date for this species on Lopez Island.
Several heard and seen singing from fences along roads bordered by pastures. This is close to their arrival date for Lopez Island.