California Pollinators

Just wrapped up 4 days of parallel trapping at Rancho Marino and Fiscalini Ranch Preserve about 2 km away. Here are some photos!

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Rancho Marino coastal scrub transect.

 

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Same.

 

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Rancho Marino Phalaris aquatica monoculture.

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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve mixed grassland transect. Don has kindly offered to characterise the grass community during he and Miranda’s “grass walk” later in the season.

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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve coastal scrub. Huge difference between this and that at Rancho Marino. Complete dominance by Lupine, Lizard Tail, California Poppy.

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Yellow pan trap at Fiscalini with some payload.