June 3-5, 2003 Fieldtrip to Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
University of California, Monterey Co., California

Fog in canyon

Hike above Canogas Falls

Above the fog

Pine and fog

Golden yarrow by pine

Leaf bug on golden yarrow

Swallowtail butterfly

Golden yarrow

Madrone and fog

Hoover's manzanita

Indian paintbrush and pine

Golden yarrow in open meadow

Meadow scene

Ridge above fog

Trees and fog

Farewell to Spring (Clarkia bottae)

Clarkia bottae

Close up of Clarkia bottae

Bee fly pollinator

Silvery blue butterfly on Chorizanthe sp.

Chalcedon variable checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona ssp. chalcedona)

Chalcedon variable checkerspot

Chalcedon variable checkerspot

Chalcedon variable checkerspot


Close-up of same

13-spotted cucumber beetles on white yarrow

Fairy lantern (Calochortus albus) above pine sapling

Fairy lantern (white globe lily) close-up

White yarrow

California cudweed

Woodpecker granary tree

Ants on bark

Western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)

Western fence lizard pair

Western fence lizard pair

Western fence lizard female

Western fence lizard male

Western fence lizard

Virgin's bower (Clematis sp.)

Meteorological station

Madrone (Arbutus menziesii)

California bay laurel (Umbellularia californica)

Fog towards sea

Indian paintbrush (Castilleja affinis)

View above paintbrush

California hedge nettle (Stachys bullata)

Spittlebug on crimson columbine (Aquilegia formosa)

Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum)

Redwood sorrel (Oxalis oregana)

Redwood sorrel

Five-finger fern (Adiantum pedatum var. aleuticum)

Five-finger fern

Daisy fleabane (Erigeron sp.)

Dudleya cymosa ssp. cymosa

Big Creek mouth

Big Creek mouth

Black oystercatchers bathing in creek

Black oystercatchers

Black oystercatchers

Black oystercatcher

Black oystercatcher

Site 1 intertidal

Thomas's brooding chiton (Lepidochitona thomasi)

Lepidozona (Triploplax) regularis

Lepidozona (Triploplax) regularis

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More Big Creek field trip images: January, 2003 - November, 2002 - October, 2002 - March, 2002 - March, 1998

Images © D.J. Eernisse 2003 (Thanks to Bob Allen for help with plant and insect IDs)