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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Hummingbird on a barbed wire

A rufous hummingbird lands on a barbed wire fence along a pasture on a farm in southwestern Oregon near Elkton on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Crossing over (slowly)

A large Pacific banana slug slowly crosses the double yellow line of a country road near Elkton in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Pacific banana slug is the second-largest species of terrestrial slug in the world.

Wet behind the ears

A wild black-tailed deer fawn stands on a hillside near Elkton, Ore., on Monday, June 13, 2016. June is baby deer season southwestern Oregon. This little deer and his twin calmly followed their mother up the hill into deeper brush. 

Monday, May 30, 2016

Water dogs in Oregon

Cocoa the Chocolate Labrador and Lily the border collie play in the Umpqua River near Elkton, Ore., on Monday, May 30, 2016. Both of the dogs were rescued by the Humane Society and placed with us on our ranch in southwestern Oregon. They are the two best dogs in the world. 




Transformation

A newly metamorphosed baby Pacific tree frog clings to water plants in a cattle watering trough on a ranch near Elkton in southwestern Oregon on Sunday, May 29, 2016. The little frog is about the size of the eraser on a the end of a No. 2 pencil. 

A frog with a tail (or is it a tadpole with legs?) begins to make the transition to land. Amphibians are animals with spend part of their life in water and part on land.
A newly transformed frog sits in the sun.


Sunday, May 29, 2016

Soaking up the sun

A small garter snake catches the last rays of sunshine as it basks on the warm blacktop of a country road near Elkton in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Predator and Prey

A crab spider preys on honey from its ambush spot on a blackberry blossom in a thicket along a country road near Elkton in southwestern Oregon on Saturday, May 21, 2016.