More salamanders I found.
Didn't smell so bad to me.
Took a little hike around Kirby Cove. Found these two little guys underneath a log.
Rectangle on the leading edge of the upper front wing appears more white than orange, but the four spots on the upper hind wing are filled with blue. West Coast Lady?
2 coyotes in our driveway
Nectaring on mock heather (Ericameria ericoides).
Impressed at how long a season this species has: observed a mating pair of umber skippers back in April in the same general area, and five months later there are skippers still skipping!
Introduced to this location from soils imported for landfill remediation.
and a friend.
Found growing on the banks of the Rodeo lagoon.
Most observed bird for me today, but the official counts can be found here:
A very professional volunteering staff here. Very impressive set of people.
Their daily count can be found here: