Top of telephone pole.
Seen soaring in circles to the north of 101. Almost didn't believe it was real. Flapping its wings, clearly not some man-made thing.
Monadenia infumata ssp. setosa
Perennial herb (bulb). Monocot. Native to California.
Common names: checker lily, mission bells
Helminthoglypta nickliniana anachoreta
2 snakes breeding for 3RD day in wood pile.
About 1-1/2" long .