Large and ubiquitous.
Almost stepped on it while walking on the trail at Purisma Creek Redwood Preserve.
Found under damp log off of trail in Purisma Creek Redwood Preserve
Taricha granulosa. Found off of trail in Purisma Creek Redwood Open Space Preserve.
This fly, sitting on the side of our house, was interacting with the Blowfly seen in my entry here: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/549467
As I examine the pictures, I am not sure they are of the same species. The first picture is photo-shopped to lighten it up and show more detail on the body.
Peggy thought these were daffodils. There is an empty lot just before this fenced-in pond, that has a lot of interesting plantings on it, but no evidence of recent gardening.
On a fencepost on a blufftop overlooking the Pacific Ocean