Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plants, Birds, Sky

Hello! These pictures are from late February to early March.



verdin on cholla cactus


saguaros


Gambel's quail


desert mistletoe


cedar waxwing


black-throated sparrow


creosote, globe mallow, fairy duster, brittlebush


desert zinnia


Parry's penstemon






  E n j o y   y o u r   d a y !  

Friday, February 27, 2015

February Snapshots

Hello! The first seven pictures are from a nature walk to the creek.

misty morning

canyon towhee



cactus wren





goldfinch on a mesquite tree

The rest of the images are from our backyard.

aloe, cardinal, Cooper's hawk in the rain, echeveria

Sam still likes to visit our yard. The birds don't seem to be bothered by him.


I keep experimenting with growing vegetables.

collard greens

warbler, verdin, hummingbird, vireo

We hung up a new thistle seed sock and the finches found it immediately.

house finches and goldfinches





  Have a nice day! 

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Mostly Birds and Cacti

From a mid-January walk:















Have a wonderful week!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Nature Walks

A walk around the school late December:

hummingbird, vermillion flycatchers,
Gila woodpecker, house finch, starling,
 mockingbird, cactus wren

A walk to the creek late December:

golden leaves on cottonwood trees, Cooper's hawk and nest,
 cardinal, desert mistletoe, blooming brittlebush

Early December at the dam:


Early January at the dam:






ferns, mosses and lichens growing on the canyon wall







E n j o y  y o u r  d a y !