Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category

Pale Male, West Coast? This Hawk Sure Seems to Like Hanging About the Transamerica Pyramid

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Flying about and perching up there, way up high, like Pale Male of New Yawk City:


Push Me Pull You Dog, Baker Beach

Monday, September 19th, 2016

This critter kept fooling me – is two dogs there? But if it’s just one dog, which way is it going?


Man, what a tail on that pooch…

Giant Spider Web Takes Up a Full Story of the “Treasure Tower” Pagoda in Frisco’s Japanese Tea Garden

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Four stories for us and one for what must be a giant spider

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Be afraid.

But come anyway, for free, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays afore 10:00 AM…

Dragonflies Join Mile High Club in Golden Gate Park

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Not flying:

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Then flying:

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This is news to me – you can fly and have sex at the same time, if you’re a Common Green Darner anyway.

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The Dragonflies and Damselflies of San Francisco Bay Area sure have colorful names…

Multiple, Multiple COYOTE ADVISORY Signs, Telegraph Hill, Frisco

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

They mostly come at night, mostly, I assume, since I’ve never seen one in the daytime.

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(Here are the older signs, for the record.)

Anyway, I don’t know how much more our SFGov can do, you know, than what they’re already doing. These critters were here before us and they’ll be here after we’re gone.

Get used to it…

Your View of the South Farallon Islands as You Climb Out from SFO – Can You See Frisco’s Biggest Mouse Infestation?

Friday, August 5th, 2016

No, you cannot, but they’re still there.

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You can read up to learn how we can Restore the Farallones.

Basically, the Feds would pay some company to place poison all over, prolly from a chopper.

Someday we’ll get this done…

Siberian Tiger Tatiana Memorial is Still Up on Telegraph Hill, Almost a Decade After Her Death

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

It’s unofficial, I ‘spose

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The Invasive Species Nobody Wants to Get Rid Of: The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

As seen in the Financh, lately:

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And as seen from the Filbert Steps, from back in aught-five:


And here’s the documentary from aught-three…

The Troubles of Mill Valley: Too Many Deer and Too Many Outsiders

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

You know, getting lost on your street:

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Huge Crowd of Frisco Tourists Gape at Just Two Sea Lions Up At the Fish Wharf – Sad!

Friday, July 15th, 2016

The gapers:

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The gapees:

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Someday, soon, we’ll get a full crew of sea lions back at Pier 39.

Oorh oorh orh…