Male nectaring on a sunflower
A very vocal Bewick's Wren that had been hanging around a small group of bushes and shrubs near the garden.
A distant shot of a Spotted Towhee foraging on the ground.
A friend and I encountered an adult Southern Pacific Rattlesnake just outside of the park's native plant garden. We then observed the snake, as it first sought cover under the concrete of the drainage pipe, then squeezing between the nearby boulders to reach the thicker plants for better cover.
Caterpillars feeding on Passiflora incarnata
My brother found this beetle.
Perhaps Eurybunus sp.?
Relocated from a construction site.