I can never tell if its Anna's or Allen's or Rufous
... Near Husky Stadium.
Spiny Soft-Shell Turtle, in the background, upper left...
... Basking in the sun.
Cinnamon Teal doesn't appear to mind my proximity. ... Shows no interest in being photographed.
Ragwort - Jacobaea vulgaris
Seen near my bus stop in Kent, Washington.
English holly - Ilex aquifolium
Holly is quite invasive; this is one of the largest I have seen.
Morning glory Convolvulus arvensis or Field Bindweed seen while walking through Lake Forest Park.
These young mallards ducklings were separated from their parents and this kind woman led them through the busy Lake Forest Park mall parking lot to a nearby creek.
This plant grows as a vine, reaching its way up anything it can get ahold of. It was beginning to put out all white flowers.
This lupine can be found all over UBNA. Watch the bumblebees as the pollinate the flowers. The flowers have a unique mechanism for ensuring pollen transfer on to the bee.
Many of the Snowberry plants around UBNA are putting out small white and pink flowers.
This twinberry was in the process of developing berries. He small yellow flower fold together to create a crescent shape that turns a deep purple color. Two berries begin to form from the two flowers. The berries were this same dark purple.