Wildlife of SoCal
|Ground squirrel at the Torrey Pines Glider Port. Someone left peanuts for him.|
I've gotten so frustrated trying to photograph birds that I'm trying slower animals. There are many snails species in SoCal. (Who knew!) Here are a few:
|These a some type of desert snail. They look like they belong on the beach.|
|These are two different species - milk snail and garden snail|
Lizards, lots of lizards:
|Bobcat at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge|
I believe this bird is a phainopepla, the silky flycatcher. It was very shiny.
This white-crowned sparrow was so busy singing in a meadow, it didn't notice me.
This pigeon guillemot had bright red legs:
House finches are common, but they are entertaining birds. The males have bright red throats during the spring.