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Los Altos Redwood Grove

Los Altos Redwood Grove


Due to my wheelchair battery still malfunctioning, on Sunday D. and I went to the nearby Los Altos Redwood Grove Nature Preserve, because I couldn't handle walking very far and there were places to sit plus a smooth boardwalk that made what little walking I did easier.  Here are some of the pics I took.


A ripening blackberry next to Adobe Creek.





A large turkey vulture feather in the stony creek bed.





Another turkey vulture feather in the damp dirt.





Cress likes the moist soil near the creek.





A lot of the creek is underground now, at the end of the dry season, but eventually we find a small pool.





Dried fennel seed heads are a sign summer is winding down.





Farther upstream where the creek is still flowing, we see a few three-spined stickleback (it is very difficult to get a good pic of small fish darting quickly through blurry water).





Sword ferns catch a beam of sunlight filtering through the redwoods.





The boardwalk trail through the preserve.




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Tags: adobe creek, berry, feather, fern, field trip, fish, flower, los altos, redwood
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