#DTPCalifornia Field Trip Photo Contest
This picture was taken on the stunning sand dunes of Kelso Dunes, this beautiful landscape shows the previous presence of a small insect, likely a beetle, on the dunes before the footprints in the sand are blow away by the
A gorgeous cliff face observed on Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands of California. Whilst a large amount of vegetation has being to establish itself on this cliff face the geology and history of this rock and Island as a whole
This picture was taken at Pinnacles National Park, which is a picturesque location. The flowers photographed are shooting stars, Dodecatheon sp, and a bee, which I bee-lieve to be Melissodes robustior, who continued to collect nectar from the shooting stars
A beautiful male Orca, Orcinus orca, who was seen during out whale watching expedition on Sanctuary Cruises. He was exceedingly curious of our boat and hung around up for a long time, spy hopping and breaching around us. Orcas are
A true conservation success story, here the formerly critically endangered Channel Island fox (Urocyon littoralis) is seen yawning in the sunshine on Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Islands National Park.
Image has been cropped from original photo.
I found this Monterey ensatina (Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii) under a log in the Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. After I moved the log, the salamander scurried onto the top of it and was posing almost perfectly next to a small
Found on the bumper of the ‘Fun Bus’, this Monarch butterfly was certainly not having an enjoyable time. Beautiful, fragile, and a long way from home – the DTP students were captivated by this fatally injured creature (modelled here by