From past files . Flammulina ?
From past files . Host is Quercus lobata .
From past files . I am guessing at the species ID .
Southwestern of Rio Grande?
A large group of Anna's at a suburban feeder.
Male at the (backyard) birdbath.
Obviously thirsty, it came in to get a drink from our backyard bird-bath.
Nectaring on Pennyroyal .
Near the North Gate
OK, this is one of those shots where I was lucky to get anything. But you can see the contrast between tail and chest, the straighter wings than on a White-throated Swift, and the lack of white on the flanks or throat. The wings are also shorter, proportionally, to the body than on a WTSwift
You can see the white flanks and throats on these guys
Landed in the shade on a hot day.
Furiously searching for observations of female tarantulas.