Ginger relative used in perfumery and bitters.
A still-twitching gift from a scrub jay. Gee, thanks.
These were all over. This was the largest, a little over an inch in diameter. Many smaller ones were on the same post or on tall grass nearby.
two adults and three chicks were around
Large juvenile begging its parents, with lots of cheeping and wing fluttering.
The fish please, NOT the Forsters Tern!!
Feeding this very hungry baby - probably brought a dozen fish an hour.
On thistle, being "farmed" by ants.
Reddish with two pale abdomen stripes; tending aphids on thistle.