I've been noticing new needles sprouting on the tops of some young saguaros. It seems that the new spines start out reddish in color before turning light grey. Most of the saguaros around here are too tall to see their tops.
The barrel cacti are blooming!
Hard to see, but there's a metallic green bee crawling out of the red flower.
The two pictures below look almost monochromatic except for the dove's pinkish legs and feet.
A tiny toad on my patio:
An Albert's towhee has been visiting the backyard this month, usually hopping around in the shadows, but for a second it posed on a chair in the sunlight.