Category: All Wildlife

Bursts of Color: Indian Paintbrush

This parasitic beauty is a common flower along California’s trails. Learn more about its biology.

The ‘Not-so’ Lesser Goldfinch

Cover photo: © Ingrid Taylar, 2017, some rights reserved.

Did you know that lesser goldfinches copy the sounds of other birds in their song? Learn about this and more in post about the lesser goldfinch!

Migrations: The Monarch Butterfly

Cover photo: © 2017, Mike Bessler, some rights reserved.

Did you know that there is a species of butterfly that migrates south in the winter? Meet the monarch, one of California’s most interesting butterflies.

Towering Trees: The Coast Redwood

Coast redwoods are the tallest trees on Earth – and they also only live in the Bay Area.

Daytime Owls: Western Burrowing Owls

Cover photo: © Julio Mulero, 2017, some rights reserved.

Did you know that not all owls are active at night? Meet the burrowing owl – a small, charismatic species of owl that is out during the day.

A San Francisco Butterfly: The Variable Checkerspot

Cover photo: © Jamie Chavez, 2013, some rights reserved.

Learn more about the small butterfly that’s making a comeback around the San Francisco Bay Area.