Four adult Santa Ana Sucker were observed in a clear shallow creek.
This one House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) visited my downtown garden for about 30-45 seconds. It tried to get some seeds from my Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima), but there are none at the moment, so it moved on.
Dead tree on el Molina south of 1475
Photo and observation submitted by Kate Mayfield.
Monarch butterfly caterpillar on narrow lead milkweed seedlings at the Audubon Center at Debs Park native plant nursery
Male bullfrog enjoying a lite drizzle
Praying mantis enjoying small insects in out door way.
Looking for food amongst plants
Looks like cherries but has a huge seed
Specimen is a green sunfish, about 9cm in length. Specimen was caught by hand after experiencing labored swimming, unable to swim against current. Specimen was immediately released after photograph at 1612 hrs 22JUN2015. Specimen appeared to be in poor health.
Specimen is a female Nile Tilapia, 18cm in length. Specimen was observed mouthbrooding at least 5 juveniles. Specimen was obtained with seine net. Note bar pattern on sides. Specimen captured 1700 hrs 23JUN2015.
Looking for a place to store the food in her mouth
Climbing up tree
Running through live oak
Looking through leaves
Biting nut under oak tree