I found this on the bottom side of a willow leaf. I assume it is some insect's egg-laying place?
In redwood rain forest section of botanical garden in east bay regional park district.
Mating in pond at east bay regional park district
I think this is a painted lady, but I need some help here. I had other shots where it opened its wings more, but the shots were blurry.
Duck wearing creepy mask hanging out at Berkeley marina
Found in my strawberry patch. Orange under wings with a black stripe
What is the different between C. officinalis and C. arvensis?
I think, there are just too many wild species of geranium
Slightly smaller than the Anna's that visited the feeder just before it, and noticeably larger than the Calliope that came right after it. The bird in the photos is in the shade.
Small hummingbird, smaller than Anna's and Allen's, both of which visited the feeder immediately before the Calliope. No red was visible, but that is probably due to the light angle. The bird in the photo is in the shade.
Female "Carpenter Bee"
Shrub 6' high x 4' wide. Trefoil compound leaves in a whorled arrangement on stem. Small yellow flowers.
I Found this at Diamod Park
Purple flower about the size of a quarter, growing in a shaded area. (I can provide additional photos if necessary.)