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Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Point Robinson, Elizabeth VanDeventer Northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora), Island Center Forest, Tim DiChiara Dungeness crab (Metacarcinus magister), Sylvan beach, Tim DiChiara Acorn barnacles (Balanus glandula), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Honey bee (Apis mellifera), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Shield-backed kelp crab (Pugettia productus), Raab's Lagoon, Tim DiChiara Wooly bear caterpillar (Pyrrharctia isabella), Maury Island, Tim DiChiara Sundew (Drosera Rotundifolia), Whispering Firs Bog, Tim DiChiara Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum), Neill Point Preserve, Tim DiChiara
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Vashon Island Wildlife Biodiversity Species Nature Natural

LifeOnVashon.com is a project of a group of amateur naturalists and the Vashon Nature Center, with the goal of cataloging all the plant, animal, and fungi species on Vashon-Maury island, Washington (USA). This site is UNDER CONSTRUCTION -- look for our grand opening sometime this Summer.

Browse or search our 86 confirmed species so far:


This is a community-wide effort, so you're welcome to participate by submitting your own species or adding photos to an existing species page.

Vashon Washington King County Species List Birds Sea Life Nature Biodiversity

The Image of the Week this time is of a River Otter photographed by Tim DiChiara on April 9, 2014 on Sunset Beach:

River Otter

To see previous photos, click on over to our IOW page.

Nature Vashon Birds Birding Wildlife Outdoors

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Nature Vashon Birds Birding Wildlife Outdoors



Yellow Spotted Millipede

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth

Giant Pacific Oyster
Nature Vashon Birds Birding Wildlife Outdoors


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