This large black bee is about an inch long. Held it's wing both out or folded as seen in the photo.
Totally different coloring than the lizard just posted, but i think still a western fence lizard.
Sipping from the blossoms of a Cleveland sage.
Ongoing project monitoring the biodiversity of the greater Pasadena area including Eaton Canyon, Hahamongna Watershed Park, the Arroyo Seco, Ernest Debs Park and the adjacent watershed areas.