Growing in the soil of a houseplant in my bathroom.
I am trying to show this individual from many different angles . Found sunning on a sandy fire road . In dorsal view note the orange cell in the blackish brown margin of the fore wing , plus note square fore wing tips .
In the background (top of photo), a short section of tunnel...
Monarch chrysalis 33
growing on wood chips and engulfing them
Lady beetle pupa on leaf
driven out of a tree by another smaller hawk -- or so it seemed.
Drove a red-tailed out of a tree.
Ravens at play in the wind. Up to 11 at one point, seemed to gather from then to scatter into the valleys around knowland.