Flying very slowly through tall grass near old orchard at McClellan Ranch.
Pair of Coopers Hawks. One male and one female. Female larger and more rufous. Mated several times. Female had a rat and remained holding it until after copulation, then proceeded to eat the rat as the male sat on a nearby branch uninterested...
Escapee. There are so very many of these all over now.
Finally bloomed. The wild ones around the yard were a bit late due to trampling.
If you needed more proof of how warm it's been, here are some volunteer basil seedlings that have just germinated. Variety "Lettuce Leaf."
Wish I could get rid of these stupid things.
Bloomed sometime in the past 6 days.
Naturalized patch. Bloomed sometime in the past 6 days.
Growing in moist gorilla hair mulch
Seen around 4pm hovering in a bush for ~20 minutes
There were many clusters growing out of grass
Terrible photo but I think it's a chickadee
A very tiny mushroom growing in a lawn
Very tiny mushrooms growing at the edge of a lawn
Growing in wood chips at the edge of a lawn. Someone smashed most of them, a cluster of three mushrooms in total