Archive for July, 2014
Salt Creek is located close to Hwy 58 , 21 miles east of Oakridge, Or. This is a plunge pool falls 286 feet high and approximately 40 feet wide. The parking lot and viewpoint are close to the Hwy and there is a nice trail down to the creek but there are lots of steps along the way . Photo: 10/12/2014
Pronghorn “Antilocapra americana” Height at shoulders is about three feet and adult weight is 100 – 125 pounds. Both sexes have horns (not antlers) that they shed in November or December. The young weigh only a few pounds at birth but within a few day they can outrun a man. Adults can reach speeds of approximately forty miles an hour. Found inEastern Oregon and their range extends from Canada to Mexico. Photo: Near Antelope. OR 7/27/2014
White-faced Meadowhawk “Sympetrum obtrusum” Length approx 1.5″. Male with red eyes, brown thorax, and red abdomen. Females have red-brown eyes, brown thorax and brown abdomen. This male has many small red cherry-like parasitic mites on its thorax. Photo: Conboy Lake Wildlife Refuge just south of Mt Adams, WA 8/24/2012.