---Hadas' Edible Plants---

  Out West

Feb. to Mar. 2013

 

 

Pinnacles National Monument & Monterey to LA  - April 3, 2013

 

 

This is condor 340, he was born in 2004 in the Portland Zoo and released at Bitter Creek NWR.  He is currently mated to the first Central California wild born condor (444) and they are nesting at Pinnacles this year.

 

(see http://www.nps.gov/pinn/naturescience/profiles.htm)

 

 

 

Monterey - April 2, 2013

 

Humpbacks galore out on Monterey Bay

 

Fulmar days

 

Monterey- April 1, 2013

 

Does this fur make me look fat? - Harbor Seal at Point Lobos

 

jus' float'n (Sea Otters at Moss Landing)

 

Buttonwillow to Monterey- March 31, 2013

 

near Buttonwillow, pot of gold implied

 

Gordon (the fluffy the eSeal) of Piedras Blancas

 

reluctant and tentative symbiosis - Snowy Egret and Northern Elephant Seal

 

Barstow to Buttonwillow - March 30, 2013

 

mural in Barstow

 

Yellow-headed Blackbird, California City

 

 

Fort Irwin- March 29, 2013

 

 

Side-blotch Lizard

 

Mojave Patch-nosed Snake (Salvadora hexalepis mojavensis)

 

 

Opal Fire Site and Rainbow Basin- March 27, 2013

 

bye bye tortoise!

hello tortoise!

 

Fort Irwin- March 26, 2013

 

The March 2013 team

 

Horned Lark, a bit of Old World in the New

 

 

Fort Irwin - March 25, 2013

 

Gopher Snake - or why I am happy not to be a tiny rodent

 

Long-nosed Leopard Lizard

 

Havasu City to Barstow - March 24, 2013

 

2 dragons at the Amboy Crater

 

 

Ajo to Havasu City - March 23, 2013

 

 

Chuckwalla girl at the Lower Colorado River

 

 

 

Cliff Swallows at Gilliespie Bridge, Gila Bend/Buckeye AZ

 

Roadrunner Cafe, Ajo AZ

 

Barry M Goldwater Range March 22, 2013

 

Desert Iguana

 

Cysteodemus armatus

 

BMG - March 21, 2013

 

 

Marjo hard at work, or - as we call it here out West - "guarding the equipment".

 

Research: taking complicated optical measurements

 

 

Lisa and Bart Simpson (when they were wee little babies [Horned Toads] )

 

 

 

BMG - March 20, 2013

 

Hadas and the giant Horny Toad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organ Pipe Nat. Mon. - March 19, 2013

 

BMG - March 18, 2013

 

BMG - March 17, 2013

 

BMG - March 16, 2013

 

BMG - March 15, 2013

 

Barstow to Phoenix - March 14, 2013

 

Fort Irwin - March 13, 2013

 

Fort Irwin- March 12, 2013

 

Fort Irwin - March 11, 2013

 

Sedwick to Barstow & Bitter Creek, Mar.10, 2013

 

 

 

Sedgwick - Mar.10, 2013

 

Western Bluebird of happiness

 

Beauty of the oak savanna, Yellow-billed Magpie

 

Golden-crowned Sparrow

 

Sedgwick, Mar.9, 2013

 

Bruce Mahall's retirement party, see link

 

 

Wrentit near Lake Cachuma

 

 

LA to Santa Barbara Pt. Dume - Mar.8, 2013

 

 

California Grey Whale close to Point Dume

 

Thar she blow, again!

 

Feeding

 

Feeding California Grey Whale close to shore

 

 

Thar she blows!

 

 

Calico - Feb.16, 2013

 

 

Alter Westmann

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parker, Williams River - Feb.17, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salton Sea - Feb.22-24, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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