Frequently seen at Red Spring.
Small lizard, surprised to see him on a cold day, about 50 degrees F in the sun.
Group of both Mountain and Western Bluebirds observed feeding.
Feeding around Red Spring.
Darting around feeding.
Male Phainopepla feeding on mistletoe berries nearby.
Several seen flying from bush to bush. Very cool afternoon after a week of light rain & fog.
A pair of birds feeding on seed of a plant.
Feeding on plant seeds.
Shrike feeding from high perch.
Small flock of about 10 seen feeding on the desert floor.
Red Rock Canyon National Park Nevada - White Rock Trail
Male has a distinct red crown patch on his head which are usually concealed.
Red Rock Canyon - White Rock Trail
Large buck mule deer, 8 pointed, at about 4500 foot level on Rocky Gap Road, Red Rock Canyon. Was nearly dark in the deep shadow of the canyon.
Quite a few of these Bluebirds seen this am, below freezing at the 6000 foot level.
Small bird, does not appear to be a phainopepla.
Queen butterfly feeding, note proboscis.
3 seen flying and perching in brush area 1 mile below stream.
Arizona Sister butterfly -many of these seen in heavy brush area today.
American Snout Butterfly. Many seen for my first time at First Creek, Red Rock Canyon. Note long snout, big eyes.
Nice grasshopper sitting on several different Jurassic era fossils.