Mono Basin and Hot Creek Area
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor) Great Horned Owls (Bubo virginianus) Long Tailed Weasel & Belding's Ground Squirrel Red-necked Phalaropes (Phalaropus fulicarius)
Ancient tufa rock The Mono Lake Food Chain Alkali (Ephydra hians) life cycle Mono Brine Shrimp (Artemia monica) Alkali Fly Larvae are edible
Pandora Moth (Coloradia pandora) caterpillar Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) Lee Vining Historical Society museum 1920's power shovel Upsidedown House (1893-4)
Mono Lake with Paoha and Negit Islands Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) Panum Crater in front of Mono Craters Blazing Star (Mentzelia multiflora) Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum)
Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum) flowers Desert peach (Prunus andersonii) Unidentified Pumice Flat Wildflower Unidentified Blue pumice flat flower South Tufa Area
South Tufa Area Green Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) Green Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) Green Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus) Green Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus)
Prickly poppy (Argemone platyceras) Prickly poppy (Argemone platyceras) flower Sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) Sagebrush (Artemesia tridentata) leaf Mono Lake level
Mono Lake level chart Tufa Towers against the Sierra's Caterpillar Greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) Caterpillar Greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) Caterpillar Greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus)
Caterpillar Greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus) Stone-like Tufa Towers Native Needlegrass (Stipa speciosa)? Mono Lake Panorama Mono Lake Edges
Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians) Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians) Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians) Brine Shrimp (Artemia monica) Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians)
Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians) Northern Bluet Damselfly (Enallagma annexum) & Alkali Flies (Ephydra hians) Male Northern Bluet Damselfly (Enallagma annexum) Familiar Bluet (Enallagma civile) Damselfly Tufa Towers
Colors of Mono Lake Springs of Mono Lake Colors of Mono Lake Alkali Fly Larvae Tufa Formation
Tufa Formation Tufa Shapes Tufa Shapes Tufa Shapes Mono Lake Shores
Osprey (Pandion haliactus) Nesting Area for Violet-green Swallows (Tachycineta thalassina) Nesting Crevices for Violet-green Swallows (Tachycineta thalassina) Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) Mono Lake Water Colors
Mono Lake in the Great Basin Mono Lake in the Great Basin Mono Lake in the Great Basin Kutzadika'a people at Mono Lake Mono Lake in the Great Basin
Juvenile Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)? Juvenile Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)? Unidentified salt tolerant plant Pandora Moth (Coloradia pandora) Pandora Moth (Coloradia pandora)
Unidentified Bird in a Caterpillar Greasewood Greenish Blue butterfly (Piebejus saepiolus) Greenish Blue butterfly (Piebejus saepiolus) Russian Thistle (Salsola kali) Sierra Blazing Star (Mentzelia crocea)
Sierra Blazing Star (Mentzelia crocea) Pumice Flats Skunky monkeyflower (Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus) Skunky monkeyflower (Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus) Unidentified plant with glandular stems
Spurry Buckwheat (Eriogonum spergulinum) or a close relative Silverleaf Scorpionweed (Phacelia hastata)? Unidentified plant with a white 5-petaled flower Crowded Lupine (Lupinus lepidus var. ramosus) Pussypaws (Cistanthe umbellata)
Pussypaws (Cistanthe umbellata) Mono Lake lupine (Lupinus duranii)? Unidentified pumice flat plant Unidentified Composite Panum Crater
Mono Craters Avalanche Stripes Lateral Moraine Hot Creek Hot Creek Pools
Great Basin Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis longipes)? Crowley Lake & Long Valley Caldera Unidentified plant with white flowers