I am not 100% sure how to distinguish Funereal and Mournful. A sad batch o' butterflies
Many of these, especially as the habitat started to have dribs and drabs of water
Very small; I think this is a recent hatch
Interesting webs - there were many of these, hugging the grass. This one seemed the one that would be most photographable.You can see a funnel-like hole in the middle of this one.
A family group of three was using a fence overlooking the IBM research facility
This tree was alone near the crest of a hill
A young male trying out his guardian pose
On the upper right-hand side of the rock
First picture is of a hatch year bird
A single beaver was sighted swimming in a pool in the stream channel. Obvious beaver sign (chewed and downed trees) in the vicinity.
spider was in middle of its web in wild blackberry patch next to Corralitos Creek above Almaden Reservoir, New Amaden, Ca.
unable to identify it.