I saw him crossing the main trail going to the seal overlook. He moved quickly into the brush.
We were walking up the new road in the Rancho Monte Alegre development along upper Santa Monica Creek and found it dead on its back in the road. When we turned it over there was fresh blood on the road. We passed some walkers with a dog, so the dog might have killed it.
Large Buteo flew over river, scared waterfowl, and proceeded to perch on a large tree for over 20 minutes.
My ID skills with hawks isn't the greatest so any feedback would be welcome
I saw 9 fluttering around in pairs and singly along the the trail paralleling the Silversands mobile home park in the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park.
I saw two squirrels foraging about half a block from eachother.
This butterfly landed on a grass lawn to rest at about 1pm. The overcast was just lifting.