Searching for food in the leaves.
Many in the blackberry bushes.
Mold growing on raccoon poop.
In oak woods. About 2cm long. Looks like it has some sort of mites on its underside.
Cute little guy about the size of a pinky fingernail (including legs).
Singing in the oak tree outside the window.
Cryptic grasshopper seen hopping in dead grass.
On a decomposing Monterey cypress stump along the coast
Dead in a driveway. Has a bit of yellow above the eyes. Neighbor thinks the bird died after hitting his recently washed windows.
Found this beautiful dead bird in my backyard today. About 10 inches long. No signs of trauma.
A few individuals at the top of the slope near (and north of) the fenceline. No acorns present. Growing with Quercus agrifolia, toyon, and just west of two large Monterey cypresses.