Gopher snake was on earth dike just east of the paved trail.
Monarch (butterfly) was just across trail from King (snake).
This beautiful king snake was sunning itself a foot south of the trail.
This turtle was enjoying a sunny day in Coyote Creek.
Seems to be munching on the picnic table.
Pagaronia triunata (Cicadellidae, Leafhoppers), Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Santa Clara Co., CA - May 2010. Thanks to Dr. Andy Hamilton and Bug Guide for identification.
Western Boxelder Bug (Boisea rubrolineata, Rhopalidae), Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Santa Clara Co., CA - May 2010.
I think this is the only skipper this could be, but I really am a beginner on butterflies.
FOY bird while participating in the SCVAS Bird-a-thon Big Day