Massive cuteness alert! Adult male, dozing in the sun on the dock.
Black body with yellow head. about 12 mm long. Found at Whaler's cove in Point Lobos State Park, California.
found at Point Lobos State Park in California. White flowers have 5 petals and they grow in clusters from the same stem on the plant.
A mother carrying a pup out on the bay by the aquarium!
According to other hikers, this was a mother who'd just given birth.