In the appropriate seasons, Townsend’s Warbler, Orange-Crowned Warbler, and Yellow Warbler are all found in the garden.
The Fort Mason area is the center of one of San Francisco’s Coyote territories. Coyotes regularly come into the garden to rest during the day. While they aren’t a common sight, they can be seen with a regular visiting schedule.
San Francisco’s coyotes are much more tolerant of humans than rural individuals. Care must be taken, as some have been overly habituated via feeding by misguided members of the community. Coyotes can be very aggressive toward dogs, whom they view either as prey or as competition depending on their size.
The will slip into the garden through gaps in the fence. If they need a nap, they’ll find a shady spot in an overgrown corner of the garden to bed down.