Found these while camping in jalama.
I saw this cutie when on a bike ride and I don't know what it is! I really want to know in case I see another. And so I can look up what it looks like as an adult... Anyway the date isn't accurate but it is in the same month.
As many as 8 Acorn Woodpeckers were flying between tall Palms next to the lake.
Bromus madritensis ssp madritensis
Rafinsquia a native weed
A flock of blackbirds was fluttering in and out of a stand of dead reeds in the creek.
Two barn swallows sitting on a power line along the Carp. Bluff Trail by the Venoco facility. I haven't seen many of these birds in the area and have never noticed nesting activity along the bluffs.
Not this is the most fragrant flower I have smelled in a long time!
Just wandering around this morning and saw this adorable little Psychodid
Mating pair next to city park in Goleta.
I think it it either an Anthophorid or a Megachilid. On Calystegia
These ants were attacking fungus gnats on morning glory flowers.
Mating pair on Calystegia
These larva were all over fallen eucalyptus trees.