eating Camphor Laurel fruit
eating Privet fruit
Nesting in a large tree. Cooper's Hawks have been nesting here for years.
First sighting in my yard this year, although I have heard one in the yard for the past 2 days.
Cleaning out a tree hole. Probable nest cavity.
On the nest. I watched this bird building this nest over the past couple days. Now it is sitting on the nest.
First time sighting over 18 years, in our Brewster Avenue, San Jose suburban backyard.
Hunting Gophers in the lawn
Growing in a lawn near the creek
About a dozen of these swallows stayed together in a loose group. Perching in one tree and hunting by flying low over the lake. There was a strong wind which was a harbinger of coming rain.
spinning a silk nursery between a window screen and window glass.
Moths have been coming to the lights at night since the recent rains began.