One of the more vigorous and ubiquitous city weeds: frequently burgeoning out of the merest lacuna in the grimy concrete of our frantic avenues. At this site: joyfully reaching up into the perfumed atmosphere surrounding the fabulous Superburger.
This dove was nestled in a tree during a very rainy day for Southern California. It is the first time I have seen this species in this location.
Possible non-breeding or female orange bishop? I saw both male and female orange Bishops over the summer. Please note the short tail.
Seeking to document observations of non-native introduced species outside of their original homelands. Observations must be of organisms that were introduced to an area by humans recently (established populations of introduced species are okay), not natural shifts in range, or migrations.