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The Forest’s (mostly) Micro World

Okay well I guess they’re not microorganisms in these pictures, but we did get pretty up close and personal with beautiful wild flowers today. And some wildlife, too. 🙂

Might be woolly paintbrush...might be indian paintbrush.
Might be woolly paintbrush…might be indian paintbrush.
Hutchinson's larkspur - very rare and very pretty
Hutchinson’s larkspur – very rare and very pretty
Stinging lupine
Stinging lupine
A lupine...might be collared lupine, might be varied
A lupine…might be collared lupine, might be varied
A popcorn flower!
A popcorn flower!

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Damselfly :)
Damselfly 🙂
Crimson columbine!
Crimson columbine!

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Indian paintbrush
Indian paintbrush
Pacific-slope flycatcher!
Pacific-slope flycatcher!

Pinnacles…but this time with lizards!

We went to the Pinnacles, and on such a lovely day and saw some gorgeous wild flowers, fence lizards and alligator lizards, acorn woodpeckers, red-tails and of course quite a few vultures.

Acorn woodpecker
Acorn woodpecker

"Meh, you're boring."  - Raven

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Juvenile red-tailed hawk getting mobbed by a raven.
Juvenile red-tailed hawk getting mobbed by a raven.
He decides he's going to sun himself, maybe take a nap.
He decides he’s going to sun himself, maybe take a nap.

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I love lizards, in case you haven't noticed.
I love lizards, in case you haven’t noticed.

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Alligator lizard #1
Alligator lizard #1
Bush lupine
Bush lupine

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