Not very visible today very vocal lots of chattering
Scratching at south end
Scratching with others at south end also working edges if chip pile
25 starlings on wire
Squirrels very skittish lots of digging activity on periphery of woodchips
Lots of cool damp weather all grasses growing lots of fine green shoots
Clumps up six inches now
Lots of tracks in mud in wet area
On wood chips at edge of wet area; flew across street with what I think was a rat - medium gray animal with a long tail
Going along Adobe creek.
Growing along Adobe creek
growing along Adobe creek. In fruit
Variety "Jack's Copperclad."
Despite the name, this is a native North American plant that was a big food source for Indians back in the day. They're basically wild sunflowers with edible tubers. The raw texture's like water chestnut.