I'm not sure about this id. It just looks a lot like something else I remembered identifying as a carrion beetle.
These little creatures were on a shelf fungus of some kind. They were wagging their butts back and forth. I'm really curious to know more about them.
Chased out of the brush by a mouse
Large group, mother with children
Dropping Pine cones from a white pine
Flying around eighth lake
A pair pecking at a maple.
Many red squirrel at eighth lake campground
Mallard ducks in eighth lake
2 preregrine falcons on trail from eighth lake campground to bug lake. They were watching Zoe and I, one gave us a warning shot of poop that landed a couple feet from Zoe. We could here them screeching to one another
Many chipmunks at eighth lake campground.
A pair of black-backed woodpeckers in young mixed conifer hardwood forest near the edge of the lake.
4 resting on a log
Several chicks with her. First time seeing the babies.
Found hurt on long lake beach