Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Spring Birds

Here are some pictures from April and May. I saw the desert birds on nature walks and took most of the yard bird photos through the window.

Desert Birds
roadrunner in a tree


rufous-winged sparrow

Gambel's quail

cactus wren gathering nesting material from a saguaro


black-throated sparrow

white-winged dove

Yard Birds



white-winged dove and mourning dove

cardinal and house finch

house finches - red and orange

orange house finch

western tanager

broad-billed hummingbird in a nest

  Have a nice day!  

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

At the Creek

Hello!  These pictures were taken on March 24th.

Have a good day!

Monday, April 6, 2015


Brittlebush is a common desert shrub that gets the name because its stems can break off easily. It's in the same family as the sunflower.


Linking with Monday Mellow Yellows

Have a wonderful week!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

In the Garden


globe mallows

Cooper's hawk

mourning doves

house finch

leafy greens




Speedy (our pet turtle)

Enjoy your day!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plants, Birds, Sky

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

verdin on cholla cactus


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 !