Grassland

 

Descanco area                                                                                                                                                                       Photo by Barbara Barnes

 

red brome grass                                                     Photo by Heather Karnes-Schmalback

rip-gut grass                                                         Photo by Heather Karnes-Schmalback

 

   

mustard                                   Photos by Barbara Barnes                          enlarged blooms

 

    

                                                        deer weed                                                          

 

 

                                                     filaree                                                                                   wild oats                              

 

   

                          burrowing owl                                       California meadow mouse                                                 golden eagle                            

 

 

coyote                                                          western meadowlark

Descanco area                                                                                                                                                                       Photo by Barbara Barnes

 

Photo Credits:

Barnes, B. (2005). Assorted photographs from San Diego County, 2005. WhiteSage Cafe@AOL.com

Brown, L.P./CLO. (2005). Photographs of burrowing owl. Retrieved March 7, 2005 from Cornell Lab of Ornithology at http://birds.cornell.edu/programs/AllAboutBirds/

Karnes-Schmalback, H. (2005). Photographs of red bromme and rip-gut grass.

Peterson, B.M. (2005). Photograph of California meadow mouse. Retrieved March 8, 2005 from National Wildlife Federation (eNature) at http://www.enature.com/search/show_search_byShape.asp?curGroupID=5&shapeID=1037

San Diego Natural History Museum. (2005). Photograph of coyote. Retrieved March 7, 2005 from Field Guide at http://www.sdnhm.org/fieldguide/mammals/cani-lat.html

Simpson, M.G. (2005). Photographs of deer grass, filaree, and wild oates. Retrieved February 23, 2005 from Plants of San Diego County, California, San Diego State University at  http://sci.sdsu.edu/plants/sdpls/indexf/html

Streit, S. (2000). Photograph of western meadowlark. Retrieved March 8, 2005 from Bird Friends of San Diego Count at http://www.bird-friends.com/

Weaver, J./CLO. (2005). Photograph of goldne eagle. Retrieved March 7, 2005 from Cornell Lab of Ornithology at  http://birds.cornell.edu/programs/AllAboutBirds/