Chased by a tern, probably Caspian's.
flushed this big blue from Turtle Pond, then it circled back and flew overhead for a photo
On the roof of the Betsuin Buddhist Temple.
I think this snake just had a big meal. It was not at all bothered by my approach.
Macro shot of bugs and eggs on echeveria. There were also white versions of the bugs that may have been dead ones.
Light yellow, with two small brown streaks on "thighs." About 2/3" long.
About 5' tall, growing in a dry streambed.
Several pairs mating on blackberry leaves under sycamores.