Raven or crow? I use the shape of the tail when viewed from underneath, but I can't do that from this side view.
Drive by bird watching.
Climbing the side of houses
Blooming plants in rocky, disturbed soil. Photo by Steve Mains. Identification confirmed by UC Riverside botanists Arlee Montalvo and Andrew Sanders.
I don't think I've ever noticed how utterly satanic these birds look in their mating plumage.
Adult moth. Photo by Julian Rasco.
this is an open field of nature in San Bernardino on a ranch where horses walk to and like to rest near. the shrubs and tree look very stiff and dry