Open Hillside 4 miles south of Republic , Ferry County, Washington, USA April 23, 2009 Size: ~9mm
Found flying in the late morning and landing on a wood railing on an open hillside above the San Poil River Valley in an area frequented by cattle, horses and Alpacas. The underside shows a single mite hitching a ride.
Contributed by Karl Volkman on 28 April, 2009 - 2:56am Last updated 28 April, 2009 - 10:45am
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