Growing on a Walnut tree.
End of tail might have been bitten off by predator.
Fox was photographed via a mounted wildlife camera.
Found on base of Bay (pepperwood) tree.
I always find ladybugs in my house
Lots of creatures appear to be nectarine on these faded Ivy flowers.
These tiny flies were feeding--alongside honeybees, bluebottles and a few wasps--on fading Ivy Blossoms.
Ran along creek at 4:15 pm. Photographed by mounted wildlife camera.
Taking one of our last walnuts. With the increased crow numbers in the last few years, we get no nuts at all. to be fair, we've many squirrels too; but we used to get a peck of windfall walnuts.
I don't know if these are really the true Southern Magnolia… Whatever they are, they're quite popular up here; despite the fact that they really don't seem to do well as they might. They grow OK at first; but seem to fade after a few decades and don't usually become the monumental specimens seen elsewhere.
A group of thirty or so, devouring the fruit of a Chinese Pistache.
One of the cities' preferred street side plantings; put in especially starting 20 years ago after some very bad results with Liquidambers that destroyed miles of sidewalks…
The second pix was added to give a better idea of the tree. It was taken a block away 8/30/13.
Just my best stab at at species.
Interesting that this particular one(S. ribesii) seems to come up as 'the' Hoverfly in our list of these dipterans: this hardly seems fair.
Very heavy infestation of this green chard--confluent in places-- but absent on adjacent rainbow chard.
I picked some grapes this morning and two ladybug beetles crawled out of the bag.
brown spider with black and white stripes and iridescent looking head. legs black and orange/tan. body 1/2". about 2" diameter with legs