In pollination garden at Bachechi Open Space, Albuquerque, NM
On UNM Valencia Campus. Over an inch long. Back covered in spider web. Completely black.
Bush bearing red berries
Yellow flowers in bloom
Grasshopper resting on the ground
Flock of wood ducks swimming together
Concord grape vine full of ripe grapes
Grasshopper nymph on plant
Blue fronted dancer resting on plant
Grasshopper resting on plant
Ladybird type beetle. Intricate markings, could not identify. Hunting, resting on purple sage.
Two different species of beargrass, each had it own seedhead. One was longer in leaf but and smaller in seed size.
Cranes hanging out in the water.
Cottonwood P. deltoides spp. wizilenzii
At base of tree near Picnic tables at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center at about 7000 ft. Looks shelflike and also resembles Ganoderma applantum.
On a rise near trail on bisque, a total of 6 about 2 to 3 feet apart. Mostly bare ground. Below the rise is Russian olive, salt cedar and dead to nearly dead cottonwood.