A Thomomys bottae, Pocket Gopher eating Sanicula crassicaulis
A digger bee, Anthophora working the flowers of Arctostaphylos rainbowensis
Beefly on Arctostaphylos mariposa flowers
Bumblebee on Arctostaphylos Austin Griffiths Flowers
Carpenter Bees, European Bees, Flies, Bumblebees, Bombus edwardsii and Bombus vosnesenskii, Digger Bees, Mining Bees, and other native insects on Arctostaphylos Austin griffin
A Bombus edwardsii, Bumblebee on Ribes californicum, Hillside Gooseberry.
Western Bluebirds, Sialia mexicana feasting on a Mahonia nevinii. We get as many as thirty or more bluebirds at one time having a party on our Nevin Barberries.
A Western Scrub-Jay, Aphelocoma californica, mimicking a Goldfinch.
Sorry, it is not 'bee balm'. It is a vareity of Salvia spathacea, Hummingbird sage
Anna Hummingbird sipping Powerline Pink Hummingbird Sage at Las Pilitas Nursery
it's a grey, no red here(yet)
Western Gray Tree Squirrel, Sciurus griseus eating a pine cone at Las Pilitas Nursery.
Toxostoma redivivum, California Trasher getting a drink. He's so cute!
White breasted nuthatch, Black Phoebe and Titmouse interacting to birdbath at Las Pilitas Nursery.
White-breasted Nuthatches, Sitta carolinensis at a bird bath at Las Pilitas Nursery. Warm day but this Nut Hatch doesn't seem to know how to bath.
Variable Checkerspot, Euphydryas chalcedona on Erigeron Wayne Roderick at Las Pilitas Nursery.
Two Western Scrub-Jays, Aphelocoma californica, interacting at a Las Pilitas Nursery Bird bath
A male Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicana, taking a bath at Las Pilitas Nursery
Black-headed Grosbeak, Pheucticus melanocephalus taking a bath at Las Pilitas nursery.
Dark eyed junco, junco hyemalis at a bird bath at las pilitas nursery
A female lazuli bunting, Passerina amoena at a bird bath at Las Pilitas nursery
A male Lazuli Bunting, Passerina amoena, in the bird bath at Las Pilitas Nursery
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) diigging for ants at Las Pilitas nursery
Anna hummingbird visiting an Arctostaphylos Sentinel Manzanita at Las Pilitas Nursery. Sorry, having trouble chasing him with 72X zoom.
An Anna Hummingbird (Calypte anna) sipping from flowers of a Mama Bear manzanita at Las Pilitas Nursery Santa Margarita, 93453.
California Quail stumbling in the snow at Las Pilitas Nursery.
A tour of Las Pilitas Nursery during it's annual snowfall.
Gray hairstreak butterfly(Stryman melinus) on a rabbitbrush(Chrysothamnus nauseosus) at Las Pilitas Nursery
Painted Lady Butterfly(Vanessa cardui) on Rabbit Brush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus) at Las Pilitas Nursery.
Orange Sulfur or Alfalfa Butterfly, Colias eurytheme, on Rabbit Brush, Chrysothamnus nauseosus at Las Pilitas Nursery
Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicana, eating Summer Holly, Comarostaphylis diversifolia, Berries at Las Pilitas Nursery.
Dogface Butterfly, Zerene eurydice on Corethrogyne filaginifolia Silver carpet at Las Pilitas Nursery
Western Bluebirds,Sialia mexicana, eating Mahonia nevinii berries at Las Pilitas Nursery. A bush the birds like.
A drive through of Las Pilitas Nursery Santa Margarita. Not all the nursery, but much of it is shown as it looks like in late summer.
Anna Hummingbird on Berts Bluff California Fuchsia at Las Pilitas Nursery
Western Bluebirds, Sialia mexicana, eating chokecherry Prunus virginiana demissa at Las Pilitas nursery.
Acorn woodpecker,Melanerpes formicivorus at Las Pilitas Birdbath.
Dogface butterfly on California Fuchsia at Las Pilitas Nursery
American Robin eating Mahonia nevinii berries at las Pilitas Nursery.
American Robin, Turdus migratorius eating Black Choke Cherry at Las Pilitas Nursery
Downy Woodpecker, Picoides pubescens, working bark of cottonwood tree at Las Pilitas Nursery
Hummingbird on Mattole River California fuchsia at Las Pilitas Nursery
Red California fuchsia with Ann's hummingbird at Las Pilitas Nursery
An Anna's Hummingbird working the flowers of a Pink Zauschneria, California Fuchsia, over a period of a half of hour at Las Pilitas Nursery.
A hummingbird and Dogface butterfly on California fuchsia at Las Pilitas Nursery
Wilson's Warbler, Wilsonia pusilla at Las Pilitas Nursery birdbath. Not a perfectly framed movie as I was setting camera up when he flew into viewfinder.
a short video about weeding
A White Brested Nuthatch, Sitta carolinensis, at a birdbath at Las Pilitas nursery.
Western Whiptail, Cnemidophorus tigris foraging in mulch at Las Pilitas Nursery