7 - 8 " long; 1/8" diameter; striped; spade-like head; very active; left trail like a slug or snail. Found on a log at a school garden project.
Sierra Foothills at about 2500'. Many, many acorns this year. Leaves either toothed and smooth at margins. Leaves much longer than Q. agrifolia and not as cupped
Unknown tree near the backside of Tower Court. It was very large, height nearly 50', spread 40'. I don't remember what the bark looked like.
Identification confirmed by botanist at Wellesley College. A native tree to the region.
in a tree. A very dark phase individual, likely juvenile. Flew as soon as I got the camera out.
a flock of 20 flying southeast
a pair near a leaking waterstand.
in the trees and bushes
a total of 7 or 8
heard but not seen
numerous in the trees
not very many of these
one lone bird
fairly numerous on the ponds
3 or 4