A recently emerged sphingid moth. My friend found it on his jalapeño plant and we kept it through metamorphosis. It still has a piece of cocoon on its back.
Growing off wood chips covered in grass
Growing in wet soil mixed with wood chips
Estimated 300+ crows swarmed outside my living room window, here in the Tenderloin. This large group settled on a building rooftop and cell tower/fake tree. They flew around and landed several times in the same spot before eventually continuing their flight downtown.
It is thought that the large group of crows formed to intimidate the blimp that was looming overhead for the Giants game.
Always happy when i expect "someone" to show up and they do. This is on the wells fargo rooftop garden at market and montgomery.
Prints on exposed mudflat of lake Merritt, close to retaining walk
Found growing in whiff chips beneath layer of grass
Growing in grass with wood chips beneath. Cap is large firm and smells strong
I've been seeing kingfishers here for the last couple months, but finally was able to snap a photo of one.
I assume mating is going in here, but i would have never expected butterflies to take so long. They sat there together the 15 minutes i sat ther... Plus.