Purplish Copper Butterfly
Whole family or skunks outside the academy - super cute!
Couldn't find the Copper...
Bolted from house to try an observe vagrant Purplish Copper reported from Golden Gate Park. We have no Coppers in SF Co..,
OK technically there are twelve pelicans in this picture
Seems to be a bee. But seems less hairy than a honey bee. Any opinions?
About 1/2 inch long. Sitting on mustard flower. I THINK it is a fly, but not sure which
Just over 1 inch long. Digging quickly in light dirt, throwing dirt back under body with head down into hole. Blue irridescece to wings. Actively walking around searching and then digging again. Looked it up and guess it is looking for crickets.
Do you know if it uses crickets as hosts for its larvae?
Sauntering along Upton Avenue.