San Francisco Environment Department

Species Stories of San Francisco

Green Hairstreak Butterfly

Pacific Chorus Frog

Animals and Plants in the Neighborhoods

Species Stories of San Francisco (8 pages, PDF) 

  • Butterflies: Monarch Butterfly, Anise Swallowtail, West Coast Painted Lady, Western Tiger Swallowtail, 
  • Birds: Anna's Hummingbird, Cedar Waxwing, Red-Winged Blackbird, Pygmy Nuthatch, Nutall's White-Crowned Sparrow
  • Animals: Western Fence Lizard, Black Tailed Jackrabbit, Coyote, California Slender Salamander
  • Trees: Coast Live Oak/California Buckeye
  • Plants: Coast Buckwheat, Yerba Buena

Protect the Pollinators!

Additional Resources

North America's Smallest Butterfly Now Calls the Presidio Home - Western Pygmy Blue (Presidio Trust)

city seal png