Under eucalyptus forest duff
Juvenile? About 1" long.
In the additional photos it is the larger, lighter one.
Body was darker than the usual sort, with a greenish cast. Tail had a lot of yellow. In the additional photos it is the smaller, darker one.
I found this super cute pair of baby Ensatinas under some fallen bark on a cold day. They were very active.
I found this large Ensatina under some fallen wood. It was very cold and humid that day.
Ensatina eschscholtzii (commonly known by its genus name, Ensatina) is a complex of plethodontid (lungless) salamanders found in coniferous forests, oak woodland and chaparral from British Columbia, through Washington, Oregon, across California (where all seven subspecies variations are located), all the way down to Baja California in Mexico.