You’d hold up a peanut or something and birdy here (Aphelocoma Californica) would fly over and land on your hand:
Try it yourself – go out around Stow Lake holding up a peanut and just see what lands on your hand…
I don’t know, every street on Great Highway has a timed traffic signal, but that’s not enough for this dude, so his routine is to cross in the middle of the block.
What’s that, the term “jaywalking” should be in quote marks because the only reason it’s agin the law is because of some conspiracy from 80 years ago? All right, well, gee, I’ve only heard that one about 150 times now, Gentle “Urbanist,” but what do you want, you want to make jaywalking legal? All right, but then more peds will die – is that what you want? OK fine.
This coastal Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica, aka California Jay, Long-tailed Jay ) in Golden Gate Park don’t like them spiders. You can tell because the blue jay spotted a web from a great distance, found a tasty, 8-legged, 4-eyed treat (Araneus trifolium, aka Pumpkin Spider) and then mashed it into bits.
Poor little feller. He almost made it to Halloween.*
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Poor little feller.
*Halloween 2004 that is. But the EXIF says October 25th and that’s six days a’fore Hallo’ween no matter the year…
See? Here’s its Tuesday location, lunch only, at 420 Howard near First Street:
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And now, national publications are showing interest in this revamped taco truck – a Big East Coast Publication was down there in the SoMA doing a photoshoot just yesterday.
Bon Courage, Japacurry Food Truck! Everybody loves you.