05-19-11 Rocky Outcropping Habitat

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05-19-11 Rocky Outcropping Habitat

August 3, 2011

Flowers, Rocky Outcroppings, Point Counts

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Field note May 19, 2011

bird counts started

Rock outcroppings provide a unique habitat

Black-billed magpie nest

a rufous hummingbird feeds from a currant bush

Yellow-bellied racer suns itself on a road

Western bluebirds use a nesting box near the orchard house

blooming arrowleaf balsamroot

The invasive Stork's Bill in pervasive around the houses

Rosy pussytoes on a south facing slope

A Vesper Sparro's nest in the grass